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The Debate Continues: Why Parents are Freaking Out About Common Core Math

The Common Core debate – I wish I could say the anxiety and (to some degree) fear that many parents and educators feel concerning the Common Core was waning. On … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

More Calls to Slow Down the Implementation of Common Core

It appears the calls for a slowdown in the implementation of Common Core continue coming this time fromĀ theĀ American Association of School Administrators. The first call to slowdown the implementation of … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

School Isn’t for Children Anymore – A Teacher’s Perspective

While preparing to go back to school this morning after spending yesterday digging out from yet another heavy snowfall in the North East, I ran across a piece from Washington … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scary Headlines Concerning Kindergarten Readiness

Last week, the Washington Post featured a story that should cause every educator and parent some concern. Deputy superintendent of public instruction, Rob Saxton, and the early learning system director … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Dear First-Year Teacher: 4 Things that Prepared Me for My Job

Teacher preparation is paramount for any classroom teacher and it is essential for a first-year teacher. Washington Post writer, Valerie Strauss, features 4 useful strategies for any new teacher to … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Inspiring Hope in our Schools

Keeping Hope Alive in Schools Hope! According to, to have hope is to cherish a desire with anticipation: to desire with expectation of attainment: to expect with confidence: to … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · Leave a comment