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A Common Core Fairy Tale: In a Land Far, Far, Away!

I have never seen a profession where the last person’s opinion that is valued are the actual people doing all the work. Everyone, and their mother, has an opinion on how to educate our children.  The sad part is that these people are taken seriously, whereas the “lowly” teacher’s opinion is scoffed at.

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Goodbye Creativity and Imagination, Hello Common Core Writing!

I was at a meeting this morning, (Yes, another one).  This one was about Common Core writing standards. I sat there, staring blankly at the PowerPoint presentation being READ to me. (That’s another post topic).

The presenter showed screen after screen of what is expected of us next year when we implement the Common Core writing standards.

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