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Mathematics musings: the Common Core, algebra, and instruction

I got math on the brain. Scary, I know, for an old English teacher. It started when a friend tweeted this article about a charter school in San Diego that had revamped its math curriculum so that their kids would … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits, November 9, 2010

More on Race to the Top: In this piece in today’s Washington Post, a “Maryland legislative committee voted Monday to reject a new regulation requiring that half of teachers’ evaluations be based on student progress, calling into question the future … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits, September 21, 2010

Yesterday, our school district sent home a schedule for its Parent Academy, workshops that give parents “the tips and tools to help their children be successful in school.” There were 34 listed, from a question-and-answer session with district staff at … Continue reading

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