Let's stop testing students on HOW they solve problems.
It's about IF they get it right. Not HOW. Students are not information regurgitators. The stakes of forcing them to arbitrarily implement...
We all want kids to learn and to feel inspired. Ask them and they'll tell you: the surefire way to make elevated learning happen is to forge a meaningful human connection with them. Before we can address concepts such as math anxiety or other behavioral/learning/technological challenges we face, our foremost job is to connect to students as people. Then we all flourish.
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