Common Core

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Five Surefire Ways Revisited

Five years ago last month, the final in a series of blog posts called Five Surefire Ways to Engage Students was posted here. That last post, in the series begun early in 2009, was actually only the fourth of the intended five discussions. The five strategies originally highlighted were (click the links to read the … Continue reading

Teachers as Project Managers?

As project-based learning (PBL) becomes more and more popular, has the role of the classroom teacher changed forever? As educational trends and policies come and go, one constant is that more content and standards are being crammed into already jammed-packed curricular frameworks. An emerging instructional strategy that seems to be meeting the demands of such … Continue reading

Common Core — For Success Keep Everyone in the Loop

The move to the Common Core State Standards requires much more than adopting a new curriculum and some new standards.  Common Core requires not only a major change in what teachers teach, but also a major shift in the way they teach. Many states have done a good job letting their educators know “what” has … Continue reading

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