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What the Media Is Getting Wrong About the Common Core State Standards

By Katherine McKnight, Ph.D., author of The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core Having been an educator for more than 25 years, I am always suspicious of new initiatives, since they often serve political agendas rather than the best … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: The Common Core: A Launching Pad for Thinking

by¬†Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of¬†Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century Last month I blogged about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will soon be driving the curriculum and instructional practices of our … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Academic Language Thinking Terms: At the Core of the Common Core State Standards

by Richard Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century The education community is all abuzz with the new flavor of the day: The Common Core State Standards (CCSS)! While I applaud … Continue reading

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