Many of the reasons I dislike Common Core from a teacher point of view. I’m surprised the Common Core police haven’t arrested her. Too bad Common Core doesn’t make common sense.
Last year, I wrote the post “How Common Core is Slowly Changing My Child.” It struck a nerve with parents and teachers across the country as we all were adjusting to the new Common Core State Standards. I wrote it on a night where everything went wrong and homework was a nightmare for my then third grade son. That day had also been particularly difficult at work as I had begun to teach the first common core module unit to my ninth graders. After the kids went to bed, I wrote. By morning, the response was overwhelming. Two weeks later, I still had parents commenting on the change they had seen in their children due to school.
A year later, almost to the date, the post is making its way onto people’s newsfeed again and I’m getting the same comments from concerned parents and teachers. It’s been a…
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