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Is the Common Core all about Technology?

At a recent gathering of educators, I heard an individual bragging about his district’s move toward aligning curriculum with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This is what the educator said (roughly): Our elementary classrooms are all getting iPads. This kind of thinking isn’t unique. I frequently see the CCSS being synonymized with classroom tech. […]

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7 Things that a College and Career Ready (CCR) Person Can Do

On page 7 of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) document, the writers of the CCSS have included several descriptors of what a College and Career Ready (CCR) person can do. This is an important page for any teacher because if you don’t agree that a CCR person can do these things, you’re going to be […]

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