Tag Archives: Common Core Standards

At the Intersection of Career and College Ready

Historically, high schools have treated college readiness as a distinct and separate track than career readiness which was often referred to as ‘vocational education.’ Furthermore, I think it could be argued there was an understood (although not often stated) premise … Continue reading

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WHAT!!!??? No Textbooks Allowed

Without a doubt I lambasted textbooks and publishers in my last post. Many of you may be wondering, if school districts stopped buying textbooks what teachers should use to teach. To the dismay of textbook publishers, I would suggest the … Continue reading

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Common Core Standards–Their Impact at the Classroom Level

The last time I checked, only 11 states had not yet adopted the Common Core Standards. Given the widespread commitment to the common set of standards, I find myself asking what difference this will make at the classroom level. Past … Continue reading

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