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By Corey Gafnea
Everyday Education 

Creativity In The Classroom


Last updated 4/13/2015 at 10:09am

Surely I’m not the only one who thinks that the fastest weeks in the school year must be those that follow spring break. As we head to the spring months, there seems to be a big emphasis on getting everyone ready for the end of the school year and, of course, the big end of grade tests and other standardized tests.

It seems that the value placed on these tests is here to stay for now as part of the mandate to prove that students are learning and teachers are teaching in such a way that can be measured against their peers. And not all of this is bad per se, as long as students, teachers,...

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