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This week thousands of grade 3 and 6 students in Ontario will write the annual EQAO tests. Many educators, parents and students understand this to be a “bad thing”. Unfortunately, like the weather, everybody talks about it but no body actually does anything about it. Part of the reason I blog is to stand up […]

Guaranteed “secret” ways to improve your school’s EQAO scores culled from the from the fifteen highest scoring EQAO schools along with “what not to do” from the fifteen bottom schools.

On February 26th I published “Opting Out of EQAO“, where I shared stories from parents who chose, for a variety of reasons, to ensure that their children did not write the annual EQAO tests. One of the stories contained more, so I offerred my blog to share the full story. This is the unedited story, […]

Standardized testing will never accurately assess learning because learning doesn’t work that way.

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