Okay, it’s Friday again, which means it’s time to break out the “Fib-o-meter”!! This week’s list of statements for you to rate and/or use when helping others learn more about Common Core is below. Like last week, after reading each ‘fact’ or ‘fib’, plot in on the Meter in theContinue Reading

It’s Monday & what better time to talk about assessments and education. Did you know assessments are NOT education? That’s correct. First off there many different kinds of assessments: formative, summative, diagnostic, norm referenced, criterion referenced and those benchmarked ones are the ones most used in today’s classrooms. (according toContinue Reading

It’s Friday! Fridays mean fun and for our purposes it is the time to weigh all those fibs, facts and downright mysterious things we’ve heard about Common Core Standards but aren’t sure just what to do with them.         So, I’ve come up with a plan! Don’tContinue Reading