Have you heard of the AACTE? American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Their main goal? Prepping the next generation of teachers to lead in the classrooms. So, how aligned with Common Core  programs are they? Let’s see if we can find out in today’s “From the Files” article. AACTE:Continue Reading

New America Ed Central: Website: http://www.edcentral.org/  Who’s behind the organization:  “The New America Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation of challenges facing the United States.” Who backs or contributes to the New America Foundation? “The program’sContinue Reading

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 Continue Reading