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Monday Musings: Conservation with an IB Student

As you know, I’ve taken on all kinds of angles to researching Common Core’s presence in every educational realm. This includes not only traditional schools, but private ones, homeschools, post-secondary education, charters, and ¬†IB Schools (International Baccalaureate). 1,298 more words

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FOM Friday: Best CCSS Fallacies

Think of today’s “Fib-o-Meter” as the collection of the biggest fallacies we’ve heard/seen/experienced about CCSS so far. Enjoy!

Aligned School Leaders:

So far, 3 articles about Common Core and superintendents! 454 more words

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PYP and Planning for Instruction

Our team of new PYP teachers at our school reviewed the planning standards and created this diagram to show where we are as a school, in our opinions, and where we would like to improve. 275 more words

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Thinking About Components of PYP Curriculum Model

My personal mind-map of taught and assessed curriculum in PYP.

There is a tight connection between the taught and assessed curriculum components of PYP curriculum. After I created the above mind-map, I realized the representation is not quite right. 224 more words

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WYBI Wednesday?!: CCSS and the Altruism Movement

When was the last time you looked up the word ‘altruism’? Without looking it up now, what do you think it means? Common Core Standards, of course, will skew the meaning. 1,883 more words

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