“Want to implement a seamless pre-K through college educational pathway? Drive education and training off business needs? Address skills gaps? Package workforce board and community college offerings to help businesses hire “right-fit” employees?” The above quote is from a workforce collaboration between the NC Dept. of Public Instruction, private corporations and NC Community Colleges. “Key partnerships” isContinue Reading

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!Continue 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