Moving Forward: Integrating Technology in the Classroom

When I was in eighth grade, my middle school received a state education grant to fund a new iPad initiative in the science department. Two of our science classrooms were awarded

Common Core – An Outdated System?

Last month, I wrote a blog post about the merits and shortcomings of standardized testing in the U.S., hoping to address fundamental issues with testing infrastructure and highlight some areas

Stirring the Pot – An RCL Deliberation

Diversity is a core mission and value at Penn State.  On campus, there is wide breadth of multi-cultural clubs, an office and resource center for minority students, and an administrative

Breaking Down Standardized Testing

Standardized testing is among the most divisive topics in Education policy. With a growing emphasis on international competition, proponents of common core initiatives believe that testing will boost student scores

The Controversies of Betsy DeVos

The U.S. educational system now faces a crossroads unlike anything its ever seen in history. Last November, then president-elect Donald Trump announced his nomination for Betsy DeVos as Secretary of

Skip to toolbar