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Juvenile Justice

The Supreme Court is in the news today, as Judge Neil Gorsuch was officially announced last night as the president’s nominee to fill Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat. 237 more words

High School English

The Good, The Bad, and The Barbie: A Doll's History and Her Impact on Us

  • Written by: Tanya Lee Stone
  • Age Range: 12 and up
  • Grade Level: 7 and up
  • Lexile Measure: 1120
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Speak; October 14, 2010…
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Listen & Learn

One thing that surprised me during last spring’s testing season was the heavy use of computer-voice instructions and listening passages on our state’s Common Core-style exam, the SBAC. 602 more words

Rush and Lack: The Common Core's Foreseeable Fall

In 2011, 45 states had signed on to the Common Core State Standards; by the fall of 2016, only 20 states were still planning to use the Common Core-aligned assessments. 911 more words

Education

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 12/12/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 203 more words

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FREE Media Literacy Worksheets

Last week, Stanford researchers released a “bleak” report showing that more than 80 percent of students can’t determine the difference between real and fake news. (Alas, it seems… 267 more words

High School English

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? 11/21/16

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 327 more words

#IMWAYR