Monthly Archives: October 2013

Common Core blowback: not just normal resistance to change

How much of this Common Core concern is due to “normal” resistance to change? People are not resistant to change when they are excited about it and it is clear what the change is and how to do it. The … Continue reading

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Common Core presentation at STA. My notes.

The following are my notes (primarily questions) from: “Dr. Ted Caron will be illustrating the transition of the English / Language Arts standards and assessments” Ted Caron, PhD Deb Gardner Ms. Gardner is Dr. Caron’s partner. Definition of Standards – … Continue reading

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E-reader versus real books

I just saw a commercial for the new kindle paperwhite with 6″ display. They had book lovers talking it up. Had some sofas and overstuffed chairs sitting in the middle if an urban block. “A thousand books in my back … Continue reading

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