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Teaching Girls to Tinker…and Boys for That Matter

 I recently came across a summary of an article by Education Week, “Teaching Girls to Tinker” that got me thinking.  While teaching science in both middle school and high school, it was clear that there was not a gender discrepancy in the way that girls and boys were taught and encouraged in both math and science.  […]

Answers from the President of the College Board

This week the New York Times, The Choice,  feature “The Guidance Office” is hosting an Q&A with Gaston Caperton, president of the College Board, the non-profit that brings us the Advanced Placement, PSAT and SAT exams. For Monday, Gaston answered two questions about the Advanced Placement Program. The questions were:   What is the College Board […]