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How can parents help with the shift to Common Core?

Are you wondering how best you can help your child/children with “at home” activities? Look at this great guide provided through EngageNY: What Parents Can Do? 21 more words

Elementary School

Lesson Idea: Active Modeling & Organizing Evidence-Based Claims

Before students start writing their essays, they need to see what an organized essay looks like; they also need practice in organizing claims as well as individualized feedback. 512 more words

NY State Hires Bill Gates Firm to Collect Data on Children

from Activist Post:

New York state authorities are outsourcing data collection on school kids. The program, which is to be launched state-wide, is supposed to gather information on students starting from the age of five to better “tailor education” to the needs of children. 97 more words

Dumbing Us Down