What makes a fair test? Validity, reliability, and replicability in cookies.

Tomorrow is the big cookie showdown at work. Tonight I finally sat down to imagine how to gather people’s feedback about the cookies. I reviewed a bunch of rubrics and score cards, and created a Google Form, drawing from some examples online. When I shared it with the office folks, I received some interestingly heated responses… Continue reading What makes a fair test? Validity, reliability, and replicability in cookies.

Iceland

I *love* geology. The idea of going to a volcanic island with glaciers, geysers, waterfalls, and hot springs right atop the mid Atlantic Ridge is just my kind of vacation. Iceland did not disappoint! We spent one day recovering from the overnight flight, one day driving the Golden Triangle, another day exploring Rejkavik….Rekjavik…. Reykjavik…. (hmmm…did I spell that correctly? So many consonants in Icelandic words!), one day driving the south coast until just before Vik, and went to the Blue Lagoon the final morning before flying home.

In the World of Wonder, Iceland is a wonderful place.  🙂