common core

Personalized Learning

Making College/Career Ready Real

Grades are are a relic of the sorting-machine age-cohort model. Standards-based feedback is a small but critical step toward a personalized competency-based system that makes standards real on a daily basis.

Personalized Learning

Thinking Big with Chopra

Aneesh Chopra, White House CTO, is a tech rock start at home and in India. Here's a couple big bus ride ideas that would make a world of difference.

Personalized Learning

WKSKABATD

CommonCore.org released a sample curriculum. It was classic prep school, but not reflective of the 'fewer, clearer, higher' expectations we should have for all students. Their 'all kids should know all things' attack on P21 postpones the choices we should be forcing as we prepare to develop next gen assessments.

EdTech

The Core is Announced

American schools, hopefully, will one day follow an entire common core. With the announcement today in Atlanta, it's clear that not everyone is onboard, and some on board are taking a wait-and-see approach.