A “must-read” article on teacher evaluations « School Board News

It was a long time ago, but I still remember the multiple choice question I got wrong on one elementary school test, and the thought of it still bothers me.

The test was asking (for what reason, I can’t remember, or, more likely, never knew) the best way to dry off after going swimming. There were two obviously bogus choices, then the one I was going to choose – dry off with a towel – and then another: Let the sun dry you.

Hmmm: Let the sun dry you? I thought. Why not? It’s easier, feels nice, and is more basic. (I don’t think we used the word natural back then.) OK, I’ll pick that.

WRONG!

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