Teacher Writing

Check out this piece from last spring written by BWP Board Member and BPS teacher and parent, Mary Thomas Dibinga, originally published by Boston Parents Schoolyard News in March, 2022

Testing anxiety — Is MCAS the right tool for students this year?

“In one week my students will sit to write an essay for the MCAS, and I am terrified.
Last year we called our students back from remote learning for this exam. In my small classroom, with one purifier and open windows, I watched students I had never met in person sit for an exam I had not prepared them for, hoping that we hadn’t duped them into risking their health for no reason.
I think we duped them.”

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