By staying silent about this, we are allowing not only Common Core to proceed, but SO much more! A Couple of Weeks Ago, I wrote about the huge push for the re-authorization of the ESEA/NCLB bill sponsored by Sen. Alexander. (see: https://www.commoncorediva.com/2015/01/18/rmt-will-you-help/) In the essence of time, I’m only offering 12 succinct
Usually my Monday’s posts are about my feelings on Common Core situations. Today, however, I’m featuring an interview one of my fellow warriors shared with me. As a fighter against Common Core, I urge you to listen!!! Many of the comments you’ll hear from her are specific issues about CCSS
The Playlist: I’m setting up a playlist of song titles that I think Common Core makers who run the CCSS Machine (meaning not just the Standards, but all the products, services, initiatives, programs, curricula, and other money making aspects) would be spinning at the DJ booth, if they had one.
Common Core aligned projects, initiatives, and assessments appear to be a dime a dozen these days. So when a new one pops up, many don’t really notice. For example, did you know the U.S. Dept of Education AND the U.S. Dept of Defense are partners in data mining your students
New Year’s Day is not far behind us, that’s true. In the scheme of fighting Common Core, however, each day is a new one to experience consistent progress in our battle for our students. So, how do we BEST plot out our course from here? Some ideas: 1) Remember, new
Those of us fighting Common Core and all that it entails know the battle’s been a long one; that we still have miles to go before a real victory can be claimed. In my post for today, I’d like to take you along in my thoughts to several places concerning
Welcome Back, Friends! I hope you had a restful Thanksgiving break. I know I am ready to once again, pick up my anti Common Core sword and get back in the fight. Today’s post will tackle educational waivers..friend of our educational system??? Or foe to it? Let’s find out. Just