I'm currently finishing up my Masters in Education and one of the big concepts we talk about in my classes is that of authentic assessment. Basically this means applying some concept or task in a real-world way. Well... let me tell you what. Instead of the marriage prep class we took last July (which, by the way, we graduated with flying colors, thank you very much), if they wanted to find out if our marriage would last, all they would have had to do was lock us up together in our upstairs bedroom that has
In other related news, I have a new favorite vacuum cleaner attachment. (Mom, I know you're about to pass out as you read this right now). But seriously, that little brush thing is really underrated. Forget dusting - just run that thing right over your bedside table and BAM - job's done. I think I'm starting to get the hang of this whole wife thing!