Monthly Archives: April 2014

Video: Bill Gates “Explains” Common Core

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
In the following six-minute video at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in March 2014, Bill Gates demonstrates his privileged view of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Gates has contributed over $4.3 million to…

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Day 2 – NYS/Pearson Common Core ELA Exam

Originally posted on Critical Classrooms, Critical Kids:
reading passage sample courtesy of @ The Chalk Face and  Today I administered DAY TWO of the 2014 NYS/Pearson Common Core ELA exam to 5th grade English-language learners (ELLs) and former ELLs…

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