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 the
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!
I’d like you to go back in time to the first time you heard anything about Common Core Standards. Chances are you may remember the line we got told & sold , ‘just standards’. I do believe, that is one of my ‘favorite’ CCS rhetoric terms. Why? Because it’s such
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 to
Not knowing who’s a furniture maker, interior designer or not, I wanted to use the word pictures of veneer finishes vs. solid wood for education. Why? Well, because it’s a great analogy. In the world of furniture building you have different kinds of veneers. Cheaper furniture has a layer of
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’t
For the first post in this category (Tech Thursdays, as in career tech, not digital tech), we’ll begin to take a look at the arms of Common Core than extend BEYOND 12th grade. Didn’t think it was true? Didn’t know it was possible? Many people, even in the anti Common