How CCR is measured in your state. How it connects to the ESSA.
Warriors Against all things connected to Common Core, this weekend’s news will give you an update on CCR, ‘college and career readiness’. We know there are ‘CCR Standards’. What else can we learn? What defines ‘college, career readiness’? If we look at the pro CCSS parameters, CCR (college, career readiness)
A special edition of my “Sic’ ‘Em Saturday. My thanks to whomever created the graphic you see above. What you’ll find my anti CCSS warriors, is a letter I’d love to see written to any of those CCSS assessment writers. To my Mom or Dad, I HATE the TESTS you
Going through my email a couple of days ago, I opened this ‘lovely gem’. It’s all about how I can learn to purposefully embed formative assessments in my classroom. While many anti CCSS warriors AND pro CCSS supporters have tackled formative assessments, we still are seeing new resources everyday geared
“Create” (Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teacher Effectiveness). Common Core is all over this Consortium. Here are their own words about their vision, “The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes
It’s “Would You Believe It Wednesday” and I cannot think of a better follow up for this week’s “From the File Tuesday” about SHEEO, the CCSSO, and CCSS than today’s eye-opener of a research paper by the NCPSR (National Center for Post Secondary Research) describing in detail the purposed implementation
Yesterday, I had the ‘pleasure’ of listening to 2 assessment experts extol the virtues of not only Common Core, but SBAC (Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium) and PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness in College and Careers) as well. Much has been written about the SBAC, PARCC. Before we get
Recently, I ‘attended’ yet another webinar connected to Common Core and classrooms. It’s amazing to me just how many on-line meetings have taken place over the past few months with new ways to ‘sell’ the Standards, make them ‘easier’ or how you just can’t live without their greatness..Please, give me