The Illusion of “Easy”

Greg Broberg Uncategorized

There are some that would have us believe that teaching using the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) can be “easy”.  In some ways this belief has been fostered by the plethora of curriculum packages, websites and publications that seek to

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Caution: Bridge Ahead

Manuel Chavez Uncategorized

  During the past week, my students were busy studying for the upcoming AIMS test.  In the morning we review reading and math skills and in the afternoon students use Writing Roadmap, which is an online writing program that gives

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Character Education

John Spencer Education

I sat in a room filled with private school teachers meeting to talk about character education. Some talked about giving badges and rewards for students that are caught showing great character. Others described the need for teachers to model great

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