Tag: test

  • Strong Reactions to Today’s Note on Makeup Work

    Update 4/16/2015: I emailed Rachel’s teacher and she decided to change her policy on late work and redone assignments. She is going to accept late work with a penalty and redone assignments within a reasonable time limit. The following tweet (which I’ve archived as an image on Flickr using the free Chrome extension “Awesome Screenshot”)…

  • Consider Upgrading Your Home Cable Modem to DOCSIS 3.0

    Today I upgraded our home cable modem to a newer model which is “DOCSIS 3.0” compatible and “8 x 4.”┬áThat┬ámeans it can support 8 download and 4 upload channels, and bond/merge together transfer channels to improve speeds further for multiple devices connecting to the Internet from our home network. Until recently I’d wrongly assumed all…

  • Test Anxiety Woes

    When I was taking graduate education classes at Texas Tech University about five years ago, I helped create a short video documentary about “test anxiety” as a final project for one of my classes with others. Unfortunately we could not get releases from the parents of all the kids we interviewed, so we couldn’t (and…