Some inspirational words from Rebecca Mieliwocki, who is a 7th grade English teacher in Burbank, CA.
“We have got to stop talking about testing and start talking more about developing, supporting and celebrating teachers,” she said. “Teachers are the architects of the change we’ve been waiting for. We’ve forgotten what a teacher can do that a standardized test can’t.”
From the Schools of Thought blog: http://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/2012/07/05/national-teacher-of-the-year-the-revolution-begins-with-us/?iref=storysearch