What is Mastery Grading?

A Review of Mastery Grading By: Leela Hudnall, Reporter, Manager of ASCTE Media The mastery grading system is an innovative new system for grading school students, used to create less focus on number grades, points, and averages, and more focus on education and a strong conceptual understanding of a subject.  Although plenty of colleges andContinue reading “What is Mastery Grading?”

We Love Engineering; But Let’s Talk About that Pay Gap.

By: Leela Hudnall, Reporter, Manager  Most everyone at the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering loves engineering. Shocking; I know. However, as much as we love this field, no one is perfect, and neither is engineering. In honor of National Equal Pay Day and National Women’s History Month, let’s discuss the pay gap. First,Continue reading “We Love Engineering; But Let’s Talk About that Pay Gap.”

THE END IS NEAR – Or So I Hope

By: Javen Bies-Dupree, Reporter   March is filled with exciting new beginnings. From an international PI day for mathematicians to the beginning of spring for nature lovers; everyone can find their gimmick during this exciting new time. Now a full year after this Friday the 13th, a day that even Jason would be scared of, MarchContinue reading “THE END IS NEAR – Or So I Hope”

Women’s History Month

By: Kyra Richardson, Reporter Why was March chosen for Women’s History Month? Well, in 1981, congress requested that the President proclaim the week beginning March as “Women’s History Week.” By 1987, after many joint resolutions had passed, March was officially authorized as “Women’s History Month.” March is the month that we recognize and celebrate theContinue reading “Women’s History Month”