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A Westchester school district’s struggle to balance creative learning with the mandated curriculum that is consuming the majority of the school day.
It was the Monday after Thanksgiving, and at Furnace Woods Elementary School in Cortlandt Manor, NY, one first grade class was beginning a Common Core Listening and Learning module. 1,107 more words
Today I got the news from my principal that my test scores from my 7th and 8th graders were not great. They were not the worst, but the worst would have been that all of the students would have, what, died on the spot while taking the exams? 603 more words
If you are an educator in New York State, unless you’ve been living under a curricular rock, you’ve likely heard of the new(ish) Social Studies Framework that has been adopted by the New York State Department of Education by now. 652 more words