Well, the time has come. ISTEP+ testing is here (Indiana state achievement test)
This week my students will take the open-ended portion of the ISTEP+: English/Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies.
I get nevous every year right now. What if I haven't yet covered what's on the test? What if my kids don't read carefully enough and write down a wrong answer? What if.... I could go on! I always tell my students "We're not playing the 'what-if' game. We could do this for hours!" Yet, undoubtedly every year, I play the same game.
Have I prepared my students? I think I have...but what if....