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History is a Process, Not a Pile of Flashcard Facts

Here’s the first of a trio of quick posts of interesting and valuable items that I discovered in the past few days.

In light of the uproar over the AP U.S. 57 more words

Rick

Do You Have Middle School Students Interested in IOAPA?

If so, it’s important for them to sign up for testing now to start the selection process!

As we mentioned in January, we have been piloting select courses to interested high-achieving middle school students through the… 307 more words

Advanced Placement

Rewriting history

Last week Oklahoma voted to ban Advanced Placement US History courses. (Well, officially it’s a bill that cuts funding for the teaching of the class, but the effect is about the same.) 571 more words

Advanced Placement

APUSH Under Fire

As I’m sure most have heard about, a committee of the Oklahoma state legislature recently proposed a bill vetoing the curriculum of CollegeBoard’s Advanced Placement United States History course on the grounds that it too closely followed the “Common Core” curriculum which was also struck down some time ago. 649 more words

Blessing or Curse?

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” – Matthew 6:34 NIV

She handed me a list of classes placed into blocks that would potentially make up next year’s schedule for ninth grade.

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Oklahomans Need College Access Too

Last week I wrote about the transition taking place in schools across the country to the Common Core Learning Standards. The transition has been a tough one for many reasons; investment from all of a state’s key stakeholders can be a lofty accomplishment, and the actual transition is costly both in terms of dollars and time. 469 more words