December 19th, 2013

Interaction of Teaching-to-the-Test and Socioeconomic Status

Here’s an excerpt of an essay by University of California at Davis Professor Norman Matloff, titled “Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings“:

“Even former Premier Wen Jiabao has complained about China’s rote-memory approach to education. Chen Lixin, an engineering professor at Northwestern Polytechnic University in Xian, has warned that China produces […]

December 10th, 2013

CPS Office of Academic Challenge Website is Launched!

The Cambridge Public School District’s Office of Academic Challenge now has it’s own website, with information, resources, a calendar, and more. The full website is here: https://sites.google.com/a/cpsd.us/pfeyman2/

There is also now a link from the “Departments” section of the main CPSD website takes you to this introductory page: http://www3.cpsd.us/ia3/academic_challenge

Please let the Academic Challenge Program […]