When you think about the fact that dieting* doesn’t lead to long term weight loss, better health, nor even better self-esteem, what’s really left to recommend dieting?
The only thing that dieting really does is allow us to fit in. Continue reading Losing Weight To Fit In: Is It Worth It?
I was in a graduate class the other night and we began discussing the subject of culture and its role in the classroom. A fellow student, who I will call “Amy,” began talking about how multicultural her preschool room is; she has books and posters all over that feature children from all different races and cultures. The superficiality Continue reading Multicultural Education: More Than Books and Posters
It’s that dreaded time of year again for teachers: standardized testing time. The Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) begins February 28th, and I get the joy of having five third-graders who will be taking this exam. Continue reading Biases in Standardized Testing