Archive for February 2016

Keeping the “Test and Grade Stuff” In Perspective

Basic Outlook Here I am again in a dilemma. This time it’s about testing and grading children. First of all, let me tell you my opinion about grades and tests. I HATE them. Is that clear enough? I have spent a lot of time and energy teaching teachers and facilitating workshops about how grades and... Read more »

Flexible, Feisty or Fearful: What’s Your Style?

I was at physical therapy the other day and I saw a dad and his daughter waiting for their first appointment. His daughter seemed annoyed with everything. She could not sit still; she was hot; her coat was annoying; and her leg itched; blah, blah. It did not help that she had to be in... Read more »