Tests in School – Volume 2 (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber continued her conversation from February, sharing her thoughts on the impact of tests in school. Amber helps parents understand the history of tests and why this isn’t the best measure in the school system. ..Continue Reading

Tests in School (Radio Interview at The Beach 88.5 FM)

Amber Scotchburn was recently interviewed by Dave Graham on 88.5 FM The Beach radio station. Amber shares her thoughts on the impact of tests in school.  Amber helps parents understand the history of tests and why this isn’t the best measure in the school system.  Each podcast is meant to ..Continue Reading

F@ck The Test (Radio Interview on Think Opposite with Alison Donaghey)

Tests are usually used as the marker to determine a child’s grade in a subject. So, your child completes their unit on fractions and has a test on fractions. This test mark is usually weighted quite high in a child’s overall mark and is used as “the” predictor of whether ..Continue Reading

What Do I Want to be When I Give Up? – Part 3

Tests typically are measuring content that is being taught in a specific subject, it’s not measuring persistence, curiosity, enthusiasm, courage, leadership, creativity, resourcefulness, self-discipline, sense of wonder, big picture thinking, compassion, reliability, motivation, humour, empathy, sense of beauty, humility or resilience. http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/43-What_Do_I_Want_To_Be_When_I_Grow_Up-Part_3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts ..Continue Reading