Normally, on Tuesdays, you’ll find my “From the Files” posts revealing some true documents and connecting pieces to Common Core Standards. However, today’s Tuesday post is ‘breaking news’ as in I give my anti CCSS report of the NC Academic Standards Review Commission meeting that was held, just yesterday, 12/15/14.
Anti CCSS Warriors, in the recent days, we have heard the words straight from Congress how the newly passed ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) is a ‘Christmas present’ to the children of America. I could NOT disagree more, as I am sure you share this viewpoint. We, the anti CCSS
Like we need a reminder about Common Core and the ridiculous question, “Are you ready for the Core”?! Notice how whimsical the above picture is made to look. Almost like a storybook. From what we’ve all learned about the inappropriateness of the Standards for students, it ought to be a
I only recently heard of “CREATE” and if I’d not really been paying attention, I would of just glossed over it. However, knowing the Common Core Machine has so many overreaching parts, it’s worth a look. CREATE: The acronym for “Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness”. Their
I don’t know if you’ve heard of this group, but I can’t help but think “CC Wreck” not “CCREC” when I see the acronym. Although it could stand for something like “Common Core Rots Education/Curriculum”. Well, enough pithiness, let’s get down to finding out more about CCREC. College and Career
We all love a great discovery, don’t we? Especially in finding out about how far and wide the net is cast across our nation when it comes to Common Core. Today, you won’t be disappointed. We’re going to be finding out about SHEEO, The States Higher Education Executive Officers Organization.
It’s “From the Files” Tuesday!! Time for me to share something from the stash of CCSS downloads I’ve been able to collect. Today’s feature: “ST and SEL”. Huh?! What’s “ST”? What’s “SEL”? “ST stands for ‘systems thinking’. “SEL”, is short for social and emotional learning’. ST and SEL _ Soled Partnership