Posts By Stacy Hayes

About Stacy Hayes

Stacy Hayes is a Psychometric Research Analyst for Discovery Education Assessment. When she’s not playing with numbers, researching education topics or chatting about statistical methods, she spends her free time with books (both paper and electronic), a digital camera and her family (including her two shiba inus).

  1. Teach to the Test

    Believe it or not, not all students hate tests.  When I was a student I loved being tested.  When other students would be frantically reviewing notes, shaking nervously and watching the clock as the seconds ticked down too quickly to T-time, I would sit at my desk excited and raring to go.  “How could a […]

  2. Psychometricians or Psychics?

    When I was younger I used to believe in more other-worldly things, such as astrology, tarot and dream interpretations.  I believed that I could look at another person’s palm and be able to predict his/her future.  I believed the reason I was imaginative, restless, and enthusiastic was because I was a Gemini.   I even went […]