Tests and standardization have been scapegoated as the enemy. Students are getting less tests, being assigned less homework, and learning less due to the extensive cuts in the curriculum content. In math class a lot of time is spent on reviewing last year’s content instead of teaching new material. This has resulted in both high schools and post secondary institutions to simplify their curriculum to cater to a generation who is less knowledgeable and less able to cope with stress.
In her interview with NEWS Talk 770 – Global News, Mehrnaz Bassiri, founder and director of MyGradeBooster talks about the trends in Canadian education. Click here to listen.