Happy Friday, Anti CCSS Warriors! The “Fib-o-Meter” for today is chock full of one of the biggest fibbers in modern education. So, without further delay..I present a short video featuring Secretary Arne Duncan and Urban Leguage’s Marc Morial. The clip is about the ‘virtues’ of ESEA. The Video: As we’ve
You know me, if there’s a Common Core related topic not being exposed, I’m your gal. So, imagine my surprise at some of the rhetoric shared during the last NC Academic Standards Review Committee meeting. I truly hope the Committee can access the documented truth behind it before it’s too
At this time of year, many of us are focused on the future ahead. A season of togetherness, a new year…and yet, we find that Common Core Standards are STILL with us. But, what if it’s more than Common Core in our future for America?! What then? Well, my friends,
Yesterday, we looked at the plans the President is desiring to have in place for education in America. We may see that Congress’ budget decisions may OR may not align with the CCSS, CTE, CCR (Common Core State Standards, Career Tech Education, and College/Career Readiness) agenda embedded in those plans.
CCR, College and Career Readiness: Hardly a new subject for me to write about, but more Common Core aligned evidence is popping up. Where did I get the above image from? A CCR Success Center!! You, too can visit their website to see just how fabulous of a job your
Recently, I wrote about Social and Emotional Learning and how ‘Common Core’ is incorporating the style. If you remember, it’s more about the ‘greater good of a collective group’ than it is about ‘being the best you, you can be’. So, why the shift? It appears to be to better
It’s “From the Files” Tuesday!! Time for me to share something from the stash of CCSS downloads I’ve been able to collect. Today’s feature: “ST and SEL”. Huh?! What’s “ST”? What’s “SEL”? “ST stands for ‘systems thinking’. “SEL”, is short for social and emotional learning’. ST and SEL _ Soled Partnership