In the each state they over load teachers with standards and sometimes confusing jargon. To relieve some of that stress is to realize that teachers do not have to meet all of those targets in the 180 days of school, but by using the UbD (The Understanding by Design) framework has teachers looking for long … More

Is Standardized Testing Forcing Us to Teach a Fact Base Education?

As a future history teacher in our education classes we are constantly being told that we need to teach more than facts in the classroom, but to engage are student into higher levels of critical thinking. But how can I do this when our state standardized tests are telling teachers thats how history should be … More Is Standardized Testing Forcing Us to Teach a Fact Base Education?

Get to Know Me!

I would like to introduce myself. My name is Taylor Robinson and I am a senior at Appalachian State University. I am a military kid so I have lived all around the world. I am majoring in History, Social Studies Secondary Education with a minor in Women Studies. My goal for right now is to … More Get to Know Me!