Tom Loveless is an experienced education researcher who taught sixth grade in California. He has long been skeptical of top-down solutions to classroom-level problems. In this post, he explains why Common Core failed. The theory of standards-based reform is that if everyone has the same curriculum and the same instruction, no one will fall behind.
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Updated: April 14, They offer an engaging way for teachers to merge project-based learning with digital media analysis and production skills. The contest runs from April 9 to May The mini-unit below walks students through the process of analyzing the techniques that make for good storytelling, interviewing and podcasting. The activities culminate in students producing their own original podcasts.
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Just kindly let me know and link back if you would! Many thanks to these folks for inspiration and ideas—. Maddy's Kindergarten teacher is--in my humble opinion--the best of the best. My dream has come…. Such great ideas, Amy!