Tag Archives | Standards-based learning

Assessment Overload or Seamless Teaching & Learning?

For most of my teaching career, March represented testing season, typically followed by spring break and Easter holidays. Return to school was bearable as the April calendar flipped to May and Memorial Day signaled the final days of the school year. And then came Common Core and assessments related to the standards. Seems like the testing […]

Moving from Content to Standards: Today!

In many ways, the growth of content over standards has been an impetus for the writing of Next Generation Standards…including the Common Core Standards ELA/Literacy  & Math Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the C3 Frameworks for History and Social Studies. As teachers, even among those who believed in standards and used standards to design […]