Monthly Archives: December 2020

16 Dec, 2020

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 2021

2020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00

The Texas Education Association has decided to administer the STAAR this year.  That saddens me not just for the students who will spend the spring semester preparing for it but also for the over-stressed teachers who have worked tirelessly to get students where they need to be this year after losing so much of spring [...]

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 20212020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00
8 Dec, 2020

Student Study Skills or Giftedness, which is More Important?

2020-12-08T12:20:07-06:00

An overview: What is a student with "giftedness" (and why do we spend so much time trying to find them)? Nature, or nurture? These three simple words constitute a central question, one underpinning almost every field of cognitive science, anthropology, biology and even philosophy. It transcends constraint by nearly any discipline: hovering as a specter, [...]

Student Study Skills or Giftedness, which is More Important?2020-12-08T12:20:07-06:00
5 Dec, 2020

A Small School Can Be a Great Fit for Many Students

2020-12-05T08:10:13-06:00

Some students thrive on getting lost in a crowd and being one of many. However, most will appreciate the advantages offered by a smaller school. Benefits of a Small School Students attending a smaller school will realize some fairly obvious benefits as well as those that are more intangible or unexpected. Smaller Class Size Predictably, [...]

A Small School Can Be a Great Fit for Many Students2020-12-05T08:10:13-06:00