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Here is the list of the top 10 PARCC and Common Core questions that many parents and educators often worry about in Massachusetts. This will help in guiding you and enhancing your understanding with regards to these standards.
No, it is not. Massachusetts has played a lead role in creating a Common Core. Apart from this, the core has outlined all the aspects that the students should cover…Continue
Added by Angelina Perez on November 24, 2015 at 10:13am — No Comments
Recently, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced his resignation effective the end of the year. Immediately, President Obama named John King, Jr. as his replacement, leaving many to speculate on what his tenure could mean for education.
Many consider the end Secretary Duncan’s term to be more than a simple changing of the guard; they are speculating it may be the end of a standards-based education era. From 1993-2015, the tenures of
Secretaries Riley, Paige, Spellings,…
Added by Angelina Perez on November 24, 2015 at 6:05am — No Comments
Summer Learning loss is defined as “a loss of knowledge and skills . . . most commonly due to . . . . extended breaks [during the summertime] ” (from edglossary.org/learning-loss). Many teachers have certainly had the experience of taking the first month of school not only to introduce his or her rules and procedures to the class but also to get the kids back “up to speed” with thinking, remembering what…Continue
Added by Angelina Perez on October 11, 2015 at 6:35am — No Comments
A group of words established by usage that has a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words known as idioms. Idioms are often full sentences. A miniature group of words typically forming a component of a clause is known as phrases. Phrases are usually made up of a few words and used as a grammatical unit in a sentence. These idioms and phrases are used in specific situations and often used in an idiomatic, rather than a figurative sense.
Added by Angelina Perez on October 11, 2015 at 1:09am — No Comments
Writing is a method of representing one’s language in a visual or tactile form. Writing systems use symbols to represent the sounds of speech, with punctuation and numerals. It is the primary foundation upon which working, learning, and intellectual skills will be judged — in college, workplace and community.
Scripting requires anticipation for readers and the ability to demonstrate intellectual flexibility and maturity. It helps to move easily among facts,…
Added by Angelina Perez on October 11, 2015 at 1:03am — No Comments
Added by Jay Dubya on August 25, 2015 at 8:09am — No Comments
Everyone wants to find the magic power that we have within us to feel good all the time but for many it may be a little difficult to find it. I have over the years researched in how to make a simple way to obtain this magic and keep it alive all the time. There are many ways and I have now created a path that worked for me and may work for you but it takes a little work. There are......…Continue
Added by Lars Andersson on June 19, 2015 at 2:43am — No Comments
The industrialization of the North actually brought about the educational reforms during the Antebellum Era. As the North continue to transform itself into an industrial society, people soon realized that for the society to prosper, education must become available to a wider variety of people including the poor, immigrants, and children.
This time let us check out what the education system was like during the antebellum era -…Continue
Added by Frederick Gaertner on May 4, 2015 at 1:46am — No Comments
Meet Rock Hall of Famer Steve Boone of the Lovin' Spoonful! http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2014/12/3rd-annual-christmas-spectacular.html
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Here is an extensive, interesting and humorous interview with author Doug Lucas. http://empyricaltales.blogspot.com/2012/09/blog-tour-doug-lucas.html
Added by Mark Miller on September 17, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments
Doug Lucas, author of The Flats Teacher's Test, is my guest today with a post about why he wrote a book that one reviewer called "an explosive story...crossing the boundaries...behind the doors of the educational system". To all my teacher friends and parents, this may be worth your time.
The Flats Teacher's Test is ONLY $4.99 for Kindle (or FREE for Prime users) and you can get it here - …
Added by Mark Miller on August 13, 2012 at 8:13am — No Comments
The conclusion to the debut story of Small World Protection Agency is now available from Trestle Press!
Added by Mark Miller on December 5, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments
Children Yoga: Complete Guide
The Most Complete Methodology to Teaching Yoga to Children of All Ages
The Cool Kids Yoga training program manual provides yoga teachers, educators, and parents alike with myriads of techniques and ideas that integrate poses, games, themes, songs, props, stories, breathing & relaxation exercises, etc. to enable YOU to…Continue
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Added by John D. Kunnathu on November 9, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments
My new book will be out in a few weeks and is an excellent resource for the adult learners in your life. Pre-order copies at http://dailyinspirationsforadultlearners.blogspot.com or www.takeactionpublishing.com!…
Added by Lynn Pinder on August 31, 2010 at 7:49am — No Comments