There is a lot of debate swirling around the Common Core. Is the Common Core guilty by association or just plain guilty?
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March 04, 2014
March 01, 2014
For too long, educators have sat back and followed rules, only to end up in an era of test-based accountability. Educators need to think of those who they have long respected, and wondered what they would do during this time.
February 23, 2014
This guest post by Jon Harper questions whether it's our curse of knowledge that has lead to all of the educational debate.
February 13, 2014
After voting on 18 recommendations, the Board of Regents were told by Governor Cuomo that it was too little too late.
February 10, 2014
Perhaps teachers are making changes in their instruction, and we as leaders are blind to those changes because they aren't the ones we want. Not everyone needs to be a good little soldier.
February 06, 2014
They Learned It, But Did They Feel It?
February 02, 2014
After a few difficult years in NY Public Education, this years brings a re-election for Governor Cuomo, a vote of no confidence on Commissioner King from NYSUT and a promise for some positive changes.
January 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has spent most of his time as secretary saying the public education system is failing, and it really needs to stop.
January 14, 2014
Curriculum is an issue that we are debating in the US, and it seems that Australia is about to jump into the same debate.
January 12, 2014
We need to move away from discussing teaching and focus our efforts on learning. In today's guest blog, Professor John Hattie provides the 7 mind frames that will help us do that.