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NASSP Urges Slowdown in Common Core Implementation

  In a move that many would say has been in the works for many months, the National Association of Secondary School Principals is calling for a slowdown in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics

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The Common Core Standards in Mathematics stress the importance of conceptual understanding as a key component of mathematical expertise. Alas, in my experience, many math…

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teaching Standards with Becoming Standardized

How do we utilize teaching standards while teaching in “authentic,” developmentally appropriate ways? This is the fundamental question at the heart of the national debate on standardize testing and the … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

8 Trends to Watch in 2014

Just five days into the New Year, there are lots of predictions about what will happen in 2014 in business, the stock market, technology, and yes in education. While not … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder?

Common Core: Will it help or Hinder? Finally, it appears we have real data to consider as educators across the country participate in the Common Core debate. Whether you are … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment