Category Archives: Common Core

Posts related to Common Core questions and issues.

after Vision 2020…

As a Reac3h Coach at Vision 2020 I found myself working registration each morning and going to meetings that were required of me throughout the rest of the day.  I was fortunate to attend the general sessions by all three … Continue reading

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PARCC insights…

The following is a link to an interview with PARCC. PARCC is Oklahoma’s representative creator of Common Core aligned assessments.  (PARCC; Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career). http://www.edexcellence.net/commentary/education-gadfly-daily/common-core-watch/2013/by-the-company-it-keeps.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20flypaper%20%28The%20Education%20Gadfly%20Daily%3A%20Ideas%20that%20stick%20from%20the%20Fordham%20Institute%29 Be informed!  🙂 Kimmy

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Great CCSS insight with this Teaching Channel video…

https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/common-core-state-standards-elementary-school?utm_campaign=digest&utm_medium=email&utm_source=digest Take a look! 🙂 Kimmy

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Your chance to speak up!

Oklahoma Educators are cordially invited to apply for the Oklahoma C3 Summer Convening The goal of the Oklahoma C3 Summer Convening is to bring Oklahoma educators together to evaluate, clarify, and assess the needs of our state in regards to the … Continue reading

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It’s Sunday and I’m fresh from training in OKC…

It’s Sunday and I’m going through my usual ritual of settling back into the flow of my household, getting laundry done, cleaning up the little things around the house that my family doesn’t seem to see while I’m gone and … Continue reading

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two committees formed…

Yesterday, I submitted four names from the panhandle to serve on one of two committees being formed by the SDE.  First, let me give a BIG shout out to these four teachers for volunteering their time from their already cram … Continue reading

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Tri-county today…

Today Melody and I presented to 8 districts that span across the panhandle.  We discussed the 3 Shifts that teachers can expect to have to implement when switching to Common Core.  The response all in all was good.  Many appreciated … Continue reading

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