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Rigor: What it Is, and What it Isn't [TABLE]

To help educators work together to have some focused conversations about what rigor must mean, John Wink whipped up this table comparing what it is and what it isn’t.   37 more words

What Your Choice in Fast Food Says About You

As much as you want to sit down and order a taco from a cheap Mexican restaurant, you’re absolutely broke from using up all of your tuition money on bad tattoos and infected piercings. 507 more words

Introduction to technical documentation standards

During my time as a Technical Author, I have worked with a variety of documentation standards. In this post, I will not necessarily describe documentation processes (e.g. 729 more words



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Common Core Made To Fail Special Needs Students

The Common Core Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test is intentionally designed to ensure that the vast majority of students are deemed failures.  

According to SBAC’s own official policy, the Common Core SBAC test is designed so that almost 7 in 10 children who take the “mandatory” test fail to reach “goal” in math and about 6 in 10 are deemed failures in English Language Arts. 101 more words


First Grade Teacher Speaks Out Against CCSS

Today in the Albany Times Union, first grade teacher Peter Rawitsch from New York shared his powerful reflections on the negative impact of the Common Core State Standards. 633 more words