Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
That’s the hot-button question posed by Justin Snider on the Hechinger Ed blog. Why are rote repetition and memorization underrated in America? As I say on the radio show, they’ve gotten a bad rap in part because they lend themselves too well to standardized testing. It’s much easier — faster, cheaper — for me to […]