My son is in real school now: He has defined classes, grades and real homework. So far, he has loved all of it.
As we continue on his academic journey, I am trying to keep a close eye on how he handles the structure and rules of school. Especially tests. He had a math test last week that he was excited to…
Added by Lauren Markman on October 5, 2015 at 6:25am — No Comments
I know that the glucose screening test is considered necessary and I would never want to do anything to put my baby or myself in danger so I will (somewhat reluctantly) have this test done.
It should be no big deal right?
Just one of those things you just have to do…
Why am I reluctant to take a silly test where all I have to do is drink some drink and wait?…Continue
Added by Non Toxic Moms on April 20, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Drug testing is an essential and significant process for screening out people that often cause problems for others at workplace and educational institutions. Organizations make use of drug testing because research has shown that drug abusers tend to absent from work, perform poor, and get in more accidents that makes their overall performance poor. Organizations need vigilant and productive workers and want to filter out substance abusers as they decline the growth and progress of the…Continue
Added by Mary Desilva on March 12, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments
The TCAP standardized tests (aka the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program) have finally wrapped up for the school year.
Have you seen the clip from the Stephen Colbert's Report yet? (You can find it here.) Kind of sums up how I feel about Common Core and the testing procedures. He just doesn't swear as much as I do when I talk about them. Because they are completely &#$*%@*…Continue
Added by Dawn K Rutt on May 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In the newspaper today the MCAS results are listed, every school and the percentage of children who scored "proficient" or above. (MCAS is the required standardized in Massachusetts.) On the top of the page are the schools who had the highest percentage of children deemed "advanced" - and the lowest. I've never been a fan of standardized tests, but this is the first time it has really bothered me to see these numbers. All this…Continue
Added by Emma Craig on September 21, 2013 at 7:19am — No Comments
Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that affects pregnant women typically during the third trimester. Most women who are diagnosed with gestational diabetes have never experienced or are predisposed to having symptoms of diabetes. In fact, all of a sudden pregnant women may have an excessive amount of glucose in their bloodstream.…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on July 16, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments