Let’s get rid of standardized tests once and for all

There is an easy, inexpensive system that can replace standardized tests. It would probably improve our ability to evaluate teachers and schools, while giving parents and students a bigger role in the process. This system is already in place. Thousands Continue reading Let’s get rid of standardized tests once and for all

Biology Tutorial: The Semiconservative DNA Model

This biology tutorial is about the semiconservative model of DNA. Shortly after the double helix, nucleotide-pairing model of DNA was discovered, there was a question over how, exactly, DNA replicated. Did an entire original strand act as a template for Continue reading Biology Tutorial: The Semiconservative DNA Model

What They Don’t Teach You in Advisory

It”s a painful waste of time. And it’s mandatory for high school students in most of Los Angeles (and possibly many other parts of the country). It’s the class most teachers probably never wanted to teach, and most students wonder Continue reading What They Don’t Teach You in Advisory