Trustees Propose Super-acronym School Program

A recent convening of the National Board of Governors of Education (NBGE) resulted in the adoption of a new interdisciplinary school program concept called TEAMSCHMEB-D. 

The concept of TEAMSCHMEB-D is broad and all encompassing. It stands for Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, Science, Computers, History, Music, English, Business, and Dance.  

“We were getting a […]

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Education Tech Site or “Website for Grownups?” Take the Quiz!

If you work in education these days, you HAVE to have heard of dozens of new instructional tech products with funny sounding names! Do you use a Goobric, Flubaroo, or Doctopus for that? Can really make you feel like you’re out of the know if you don’t recognize them, doesn’t it! But be careful, these […]

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Snarky Common Core Test Answers

The states are about to finally release the results of their first round of Common Core tests. These snarky and sometimes just innocent and funny responses to test questions will crack you up.

Enjoy!

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Geometry

9th Grade ELA

3rd Grade Math

4th Grade Math

Algebra I

Algebra I

5th Grade ELA

Geometry

7th Grade Math

6th Grade Math

Algebra II

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PARCC Chat Support

I’ve decided to turn my PARCC frustration energy into memes.

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PARCC: How a High Tech Test Will Hinder Tech in Schools

Welcome to 2015, the first year of the high tech Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) tests, one of two national exams aligned to the Common Core standards. But, while these tests will take place entirely online, they’ll effectively set technology back in schools by the time these tests are […]

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Politician Proposes NFL Style Draft for New Teachers

Image Credit: Sean Locke Photography/Shutterstock

Image Credit: Sean Locke Photography/Shutterstock

A member of the Massachusetts General Assembly has introduced a measure that would allow for the state’s neediest school districts to draft the most talented new teachers using a format similar to the NFL Draft.

Tom Strassmore (5th District), the bill’s sponsor, believes that the legislation is necessary […]

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Hallway Sitting Duty

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To kick off a new blog category that I will use to post rants about education in general, I’ll focus on one of my pet peeves about schools, which is what I like to call “Hallway Sitting Duty.” Walk into any school and you will find various professionals that are made to sit in the […]

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