It’s a virtual (digital) overload out there! For today’s ‘Tech Thursday’, we will look in the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) for all the digital parts of education via College and Career Readiness (the new ‘Common Core’ name). (*Note: in the ESSA, ‘Standards’ is innocently stated as “Challenging State Academic Standards”).
Would you believe an almost $10 million dollar grant given to the National Research and Development Centers was given back in 2012 and ends in 2017? Would you believe it’s tied to Common Core ELA? Would you believe it’s geared for ADULTS both in the USA and Canada? Read on,
Anti CCSS Warriors, we’ve seen time and time again, especially in the past month, how the CCSS Machine has been cranking out the “parents checklists”, the ‘parents toolboxes’, and the like. However, did you know there’s a new “Parent/Community Checklist” by the U.S. Dept. of Education? Yes! The Gates Foundation
Could it be possible to have an independent federal agency for humanities align us all via Common Core? That’s the riddle for today, April 12, 2015. NEH, National Endowment for the Humanities: Before we get into what NEH does or who is involved, let’s assume you aren’t familiar with ‘humanities’.
Your Riddle for This Sunday: As seen above, WHY should we care about Common Core on Superbowl Sunday?! P3s (Public, private partnerships) are a great start..BUT there are other reasons that are noteworthy, too. While I’m sure this will not be a very popular perspective, it is one worth considering..especially
For this “Riddle Me This” Sunday post, I’m wondering how APUSH, The Bill of Right Institute, and Common Core all fit together. First up, the article that has me pondering: This past Thursday, a News and Observer article (Raleigh, NC) revealed that the State Superintendent has made a proposed choice