Tag: Common Core

What will self-blended schools look like?

Bernard Bull at Concordia University Wisconsin posed several “What would it look like…?” questions on his Etale blog in regards to the future of blended learning in schools.  Read his entire post here.  Here are the questions Bernard posed: What does

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Tech framework for Common Core assessments released

Smarter Balanced, the consortium that is developing the new Common Core assessments for about 25 states, has released its “Technology Planning Framework”.  For commentary, read http://thejournal.com/articles/2012/12/04/smarter-balanced-releases-technology-planning-framework-for-common-core-assessments.aspx This is a rather significant development in planning for the transition to Common Core assessments.  Smarter Balanced

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TeachersFirst resource web site

Reading about Common Core standards led me to this excellent teacher resource support website called “TeachersFirst”. Here’s how they describe their site: TeachersFirst is a free, advertising-free teacher resource web site offered as a service to teachers by The Source

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