Wednesday, June 20, 2012

What Do Standardized Science Tests Really Show?

Emily Richmond - The Difference Between Science 'Skills' and 'Knowledge': "Students might be able to fill in the right answers on a national assessment of science learning, but they don't necessarily have a deep understanding of the material."

(Via The Atlantic.)

Friday, June 15, 2012

I Haz a Guest Post on From Scratch Club

{community voices} No-Fuss Slow Cooker Beans | FROM SCRATCH CLUB: In which I reveal my easy workaround for cooking dried beans from from scratch, instead of relying on canned. Without soaking, or boiling on a stovetop (or, as was the case here before I worked out the slow cooker method - fermenting and burning on the stovetop).
(Via From Scratch Club.)