Walnut Valley teacher tests teaching strategies

It’s not about the test results; it’s about the learning. If you teach
students how to learn, good test results will follow.

Social studies teacher Alan Haskvitz believes that students will achieve at a
high level if you give them the tools to learn. The Suzanne Middle School
instructor equips them with study skills that carry over to every subject.

And it’s hard to argue with the results. Walnut Valley reports STAR scores
far above the state average. Known as STAR, or Standardized Testing and
Reporting, the results are measured in five categories: advanced, proficient,
basic, below basic and far below basic.

Read more in Rich Irwin’s story HASKVITZ