Monthly Archives: January 2013

A History Teacher Speaks Out on the CCSS

This week, President Obama will be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States of America.  As a history teacher, I was elated to learn he would be placing his hand on two Bibles, one belonging to … Continue reading

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One step to new standards, one giant leap of logic

A Guest Post by Alyson Williams Some steps are more significant than others. When Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon, everyone knew it was the beginning of a new era. It was the “space age” and it … Continue reading

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A Mother Speaks Out: Children for Sale

A Guest Post By Alyson Williams No more decisions behind closed doors!  Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core. In the spring of 2011 I received a receipt for the sale of my children.  It came in the form of … Continue reading

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The Garfield Stand and the Common Core: Will They Both Come to a School Near You?

The “Garfield Stand” may eventually come to a school near you following the roll out of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and related assessment implementation across the country.  What is the Garfield Stand?  It is what the teachers at … Continue reading

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