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Get the facts straight about Common Core

Facts are a just that … FACTS

Common Core will never solve the true stumbling block called poverty; anyone who thinks so is simply not looking at the facts. 10 more words

Common Core

What Standardized Testing Taught Me

None of the Above.

That was my all-time favorite answer when taking a bubble test. Sometimes ‘All of the Above’ was equally enthralling.

I did well on standardized testing. 584 more words


Christian Standardized Tests

It is nearing the end of the school year so it is time for the dreaded Standardized Test!

I have searched and I have had a hard time finding anyone outside of government agencies and administrators who like standardized tests.  1,155 more words


Official: Up To 14 Percent Of Students Opt Out Of PARCC Test

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s top education official says between 3 and 14 percent of the state’s public school students have opted out of a newly implemented standardized test. 117 more words


List: 1 Thing to Do While Actively Monitoring a Standardized Test

A lot of lists have been making the rounds of creative things to do for four hours, or worse all day, while actively monitoring a standardized test. 470 more words

On The School Front

Failing the Test

 Teaching to the Test

The new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) concentrate on a clear set of skills and concepts that students will learn in a more organized way. 629 more words


The Road to 65, Mile 139: High School

April 16, 2015, Prescott- The other day, when I was covering a classroom at an area high school, a student remarked that one of his instructors essentially “phoned-in” his classes, putting on a video, with minimal explanation, and sitting back, as the kids zoned out, day after day.   392 more words