Relaxing

Enjoying my spring break. Hope everyone else is also.

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Spring Break is looming.

This is the time of year where the kids are initiated with FCAT drills.  Their poor little heads.  Wait…this is why they are here.

We have a few weeks until Spring Break and then they come back and a few weeks later it’s a week of testing. I’m not a fan of standardized tests but I see why some people think they are important.  Wait, no..I don’t see it. I remember growing up, you know..back when dinosaurs roamed the planet, and we would take a standardized test every few years.  I don’t recall it being every year.

As an interpreter  I get to see a variety of classrooms and there is a lot of great teaching going on.  Some of it gets interrupted by FCAT drills. I know that the state of Florida is moving way from FCAT and heading towards an End of Course exam for every calls.  I think we used to call that finals.  heh.