Try Math Madness instead.
From the halls of Olympia to the daily newspaper on your computer or doorstep each morning, the headlines have all focused on math; today was no different.
What should 10th-graders know and be able to do on a test that counts for graduation two years later? What's the best way to test their knowledge? Is multiple choice really better? Fairer? And what if we 're still debating this five years from now? Then what? Legislators have until April 22 -- sine die -- to figure it all out. (Truth be told: AWSP has concerns about the rush to use any kind of test, be it the WASL or an off-the-shelf, multiple choice version.)
This is one time a study might be just the ticket.
On a lighter-but-still-math-related note: A belated Happy Pi Day, which took place on March 14 (3.14, of course). This high holy math day also coincided with Albert Einstein's birthday. A match made in mathematics heaven! No word yet on whether Hallmark has a card for this occasion...