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Prevalent Themes within the Common Core State Standards

Tomorrow begins the first of a series of graduate credit classes that I am teaching throughout Illinois on the Common Core State Standards. Of course, I will be providing the the obligatory history, short as it is, regarding the motivation and authorship of the standards. However and more importantly, I will be guiding educators through […]

The Power of Assessment: Refocusing the Conversation

This blog post was first published as Assessing Distance Learning and completed as part of the expectations for a Distance Learning Class during my doctoral program at Illinois State University with Professor Cheri Toledo:   Many educators have the notion that assessment is something they do after instruction is complete. Assessment, then, they see as […]