Category Archives: CIty Year

Post City Year options (your input is wanted!)

My current position with City Year ends in June. I’m currently exploring post-City Year options, which City Year comically refers to as LACY (life after City Year). I have started collecting a (so far very incomplete) list of options for … Continue reading

Posted in CIty Year, Higher education, Personal Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Student data for pattern-seeking, not just assessing

It is not news that, in the last decade, the use of data (often based on standardized test scores) has exploded. In addition to being used to assess how well students have learned the material for a particular class, student … Continue reading

Posted in CIty Year, Education, TFA | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My (apparent lack of) peppiness as a helpful comparison for lack of student achievement

Every morning, all the City Year people at my school stand outside for half an hour as students arrive in the morning and greet them with various chants and cheers designed to get them excited about their day and to … Continue reading

Posted in CIty Year | Leave a comment