The Intersection of Professional Development and the Common Core
posted by: Garry | November 04, 2015, 03:57 PM
It’s an interesting time for people who work in educator professional development. The very way that we pursue teacher development is changing. Part of this stems from the internet, which has made it possible for teachers to seek out their own opportunities beyond the four walls of the school building. Part of this comes from the mounting evidence that the traditional “sit and get” method of professional development doesn’t result in any actual change.
Common Core Testing Update: Field Testing About to Start
posted by: Ruthie | March 21, 2014, 04:26 PM
The Common Core tests aren’t in their final form yet, but next week students across the country will still sit down in front of computers to take them. This is happening as part of the nationwide field testing between PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.Continue Reading...