The Life of a Conflicted Teacher

Working hard to make sense of it all



Ah MAP Testing, Such a Joyous Time.

It's days like these that make me wonder if what I'm doing is making any difference in the least.  As I watch scores start to come in, and they aren't good, it just makes me question everything that I've done... Continue Reading →

Quick Key App

I'm not one to sing praises to many apps.  One, I'm not that big of a deal and two, I don't use a ton of apps right now.  However, this one is an app that can help streamline and save... Continue Reading →

What constitutes a gain?

As my students have taken their last MAP tests today, I look at their results and sigh. I've written before about time and so for, so I won't go into that, but today, it's just a kind almost sadness. I... Continue Reading →

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, A Testing We Will Go

Yes, it's another blog post about testing! It's that time of the year where a young child's dreams turn to filling in bubbles, #2 pencils, and hearing the word  "map" with no map in front of them. Now, I'm not... Continue Reading →

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