New Changes to the SAT Announced by College Board

The New York Times recently reported on new changes to the SAT announced by College Board president, David Coleman. Changes include an end to the penalty for wrong guesses, making the essay optional, and removing obscure vocabulary words. Mr. Coleman, criticized his...

Keys to Becoming a Master

There are keys to becoming a master of a subject.  “Mastery” implies that teachers have gotten students to master a concept. They have learned everything there is to know about it, and are ready to move on. This definition of mastery doesn’t sit well...