Parents: Please Look Beyond the Snapshots to Look at the Core

Amethyst Hinton Sainz Current Affairs, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Literacy, Mathematics, Parent Involvment, Professional Development

In the past many months, I’m sure many of you who are on social media have noticed a certain brand of posts related to the Common Core. Most of them begin with a photo of a third-grader’s math homework. Usually,

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Educational Malpractice

Lisa Moberg Assessment, Education, Education Policy, Elementary, Life in the Classroom, Literacy, Mathematics, Mentoring, Parent Involvment, Professional Development, Teacher Leadership

“Educational malpractice” was how one parent in a New York City education forum described the implementation of Common Core standards in our current educational system.  I agree with this description, especially with the lack of scaffolding of the transition of

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