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Principle of HOPE E1: A Reflection on Common Core Standards

E1 – Exemplify professionally-informed, growth-centered practice.

O1 – Offer an organized curriculum aligned to standards and outcomes. 

Our state has adopted the Common Core Standards; this coming school year, throughout our state, high school math teachers will be teaching curriculum aligned to the new standards. 502 more words


T minus 14 days - Lesson Plan Templates

I am very excited to announce that I will be teaching Math at San Juan Hills High School in the Capistrano Unified School District this year. 392 more words

Beginning Of The Year

Celebrating Cultural Differences With the Common Core

As a former educator, I’ve read the continuous back-and-forth debates about Common Core’s effect on students across the country. Yet as a Latina and a former teacher of predominantly Black, Latino, and Asian students, it’s disappointing to find that many of these discussions seem to leave out a critical question: how can we use these national standards to create culturally responsive curriculum for students of color? 1,103 more words

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Helpful Websites

There are so many sites out there and so little time to look through them all. I have often found a site in the middle of lesson planning only to lose it by accidentally hitting the infamous X in the top right hand corner. 85 more words


American Football, the Common Core and the Canadians.

Why do we call our football “football” when we hardly ever use our feet? I’ve never understood that. It should be called throwball, runball, touchdownball or something like that. 200 more words


Peter Greene: Another Poll showed Common Core Support Plummeting

Peter Greene notes that the two polls released this week were preceded by a Rasmussen poll in June, which showed Common Core losing support. Parents of school children were polled. 119 more words

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