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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

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

Revisiting Common Core

Not one to quickly or easily dismiss anything that might aid in student instruction and assessment, I have been watching the evolution of Common Core. This highly contentious tool has … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary | Edutopia

11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary | Edutopia. Here is another great resource from Edutopia.  Check out author and speaker on the Brain, Learning, Memory, and  Common Core … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stop the Free-Fall: Why is Literacy Education Important?

Why is literacy education so important to the future success of billions of young children? It is important because after 3rd grade, the likelihood that a student who is below … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment