Some book characters stick with a person for years. I wish I could tell you mine was a lofty, well-known Emma, Jane, or Beth and Amy Jo, or even Dorothy. No. The character who has haunted me since my days of student teaching, who still torments me, is Flossie the Flamingo. Flossie was a character … Continue reading What Do Standardized Tests Really Measure?
Dear Dr. DeMott, If you could Zoom down from heaven right now, you'd be amazed by what has happened since we were last together almost 45 years ago. Oh. Zoom, you ask? It's like a precursor to the USS Starship Enterprise transporter room. People can gather from all over for a meeting. Education supervisors can … Continue reading Ya Say You Want a Revolution?