First Up, The Fib-o-Meter: When I first began my blog, I set aside Fridays to bust the myths surrounding Common Core wide open. Today’s entry is no different. I’m focusing the Fib-o-Meter on “Primary Source”. I discovered this globally minded, 25 year old group from The Global Education Conference from 2014.
We know, by research, that Common Core is a BIG mistake from its inception to implementation. However, based on evidence (not my opinion), I’ll share today WHY Common Core deserves to be inducted into a Folly of Shame Club. (Prov. 26:11 states that fools who repeat folly are like dogs
For today’s “Would You Believe It” Wednesday post, I’m updating my original article from Sept. 2014 that delved into Common Core Standards via Amplify…and a few others. Here’s the link to the original post: https://www.commoncorediva.com/2014/09/10/will-this-be-delivery-or-dine-in/ As I did yesterday, I’ll only be using excerpts from the original and contrast them with
Recently, one of my fellow anti-Common Core Warrior friends in Colorado shared with me (along with others on Facebook) about ICAPs and Colorado. Individual Career and Academic Plans combine not only Common Core Standards, but Workforce, College Career Readiness, Career Tech Education AND IEPs (for those with learning disabilities)! So,
Surprise! My latest article for “Prevent Common Core” was just released a couple of hours ago. Here’s the link. It’s about our future in America with CCSS and the plans from CCSSO (Council of Chief State School Officers). A must read/share, regardless of the season. http://preventcommoncore.com/?p=1247
Today’s “Fib-o-Meter” Friday is a quest to see if we can find any modern education reform NOT impacted by Common Core Standards from just a few of those in the ‘education’ business. First up, Nellie Mae Foundation: Maybe you’ve heard of Nellie Mae? Maybe you haven’t. Nellie Mae hangs out
A funny thing I’ve learned while waging war against CCSS (Common Core State Standards), when you listen very closely, all kinds of truth can be shared, especially when those who support the Standards seek to impress those within earshot. Case in point? The recent NC ASRC meeting (Academic Standards Review