Another blog post — this one from a principal – about the value (or, lack thereof) standardized tests:

State Assessments Tell Schools, Students and Parents Nothing

He focuses on New York. Is it any different in Minnesota? Are the MAP/NWEA tests any different?



9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning

Awesome blog post, “9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning” today.

I am presenting a session at a museum conference about 21st century learners. This post is perfect! You can bet I’ll be referring to it (with attribution, of course.)

This infographic is excellent:

Infographic about 21st Century Learners

Infographic about 21st Century Learners. By Terry Heick, TeachThought. Blog post at