"While I agree that our Math problems stem from a total lack of mastery of numeracy concepts in the early grades, I do not think that semesters are good for the 80% of students who are not stellar in this (or any other) subject area. Spreading…"
"Standardized tests do not show students where they need to improve. If any student, teacher, or parent doesn't know how their child is doing before the standardized tests, there are much bigger problems to address. My sons…"
"Standardized testing is a useful tool for everyone as long as it is well designed and implemented correctly. There are definitely problems with the current system and tests but why are we advocating to get rid of something rather than fix it? What I…"
"I gave my sons a choice and both stayed home and skipped the EQAO tests. Testing was in the morning, so they went in for just the afternoons (and didn't miss any non-EQAO stuff). They did any work sheets that were…"
"I wish I had an answer for you, Hayd. Let me assure you that you are far from being the only parent stewing about this. In our own small area some parents are receiving extra work sheets; others aren't. Some are trying to…"
I'm hoping you can provide some quick and helpful advice. My 8-year-old is stressing about the EQAO.
With less than three weeks, there is a growing focus on the EQAO (handing out worksheets in class on a daily basis in preparation…"