One Argument for the Common Core

I am taking a professional development class on pdesas.org, the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Standards Aligned System site.  For PA teachers, it’s a great resource and a great way to earn Act 48 hours at no charge.  One must be a self-directed learner to fully appreciate the course and be successful, but teachers have been […]

#BSNMooc Post #2: Learning for Problem Solving, The Great Gatsby, and the Lost Generation

This week, I am tackling this activity for the Mooc sponsored by the Blended Schools Network: The “When Will We Ever Use This?” Blog Post Students often ask us, “When will I ever use this in the real world?” Consider a handful of standards taught in your class. How are these concepts used in the […]