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Friday Bulletin Board

#GradeableSocial coming up Mark your calendars, folks. On Wednesday, January 29, we’ll be hosting another #GradeableSocial. This time around, we’re gearing it as a real-life Personal Learning Network with standards-based grading practices as the topic. It’s going to be an opportunity for educators to share their ideas with other educators without having to type #PLN. For…

Re: The Common Core and Standardized Testing

The Common Core: Let’s start a constructive conversation On November 23, the New York Times published an opinion piece asking if kids were too coddled. Frank Bruni addresses the backlash to the Common Core’s tougher education standards brought on today’s participation-trophy culture. Bruni writes that while the Common Core has its flaws, it “should not…