Students in 3rd-8th grade take a 30 hour test (AIMS) to measure what they have learned over the course of 3 quarters of the school year. By contrast, the teacher's content test (AEPA) is a four hour test measuring all the content a teacher has learned over a four-year period.
John Spencer is a teacher, author, keynote speaker, and incessant doodler. He is the co-author of Wendell the World's Worst Wizard and the co-founder of Write About, a new social publishing platform due out this Fall. He is passionate about helping students find their voice as they grow into stronger writers and deeper thinkers.