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
Socrates and Plato would shudder if they were around today to see what Common Core Standards have done to critical thinking. I’d like to think they would be leading a protest of some epic proportion. I’m sure they could be successful at raising the people’s attention to the issue of
When was the last time you looked up the word ‘altruism’? Without looking it up now, what do you think it means? Common Core Standards, of course, will skew the meaning. On that, you can take it to the bank..better yet, let’s see how the Gates Foundation bankroll brought it
‘Would You Believe It Wednesday’ has us looking at aligning school and work for one ‘seamless transition’. Before we get too deep into this topic which will take more than one post, I want to see if you remember an old song from Tennessee Ernie Ford, called “Sixteen Tons”. The
Wednesdays mean some pretty far out there stuff when it comes to Common Core Standards and the things connected to it. We know the CC Standards are so low they violate the U.S. Constitution (see my Welcome/Introduction post). However, would you believe they literally sink to the depths of Hell,
It’s Wednesday & that means something about Common Core you just have to research to believe. (in other words, so ridiculous it appears made up, but then isn’t!) Today’s topic: FUN!!! Search, I dare you! Let’s say we’re playing a game of hide & seek. Our goal is to find
For this entry under “Would You Believe It Wednesday”, we’re looking at Common Core Standards as if we are considering our evening meal choice…ordering ‘delivery’ or ‘dining in’… Your Menu: Just announced yesterday via an email I received, Amplify now offers Common Core Standard aligned lessons, assessments on the go!