Middle-school teacher Mark Barnes wonders in this blog post whether Common Core State Standards and education reform can happen at the same time. Barnes, a member of his school's Common Core Transition Team, writes that the rigid standards do not foster true education reform, which would call for the abolition of standardized testing and accountability, and instead allow teachers to "create vibrant, chaotic, collaborative, technology-rich classrooms that encourage a thirst for learning."
Will the common core inhibit education reform?
SmartBrief Job Listings for Education
|K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools||
The International Educator
|Learning Assessment Specialist at India's Leading K12 Education Enterprise||
XSEED Education (India)
|Gurgaon (New Delhi Area)|
|RFP Specialist, Contract Position||
|Program Officer, Teacher Development||
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
|DIRECTOR OF HEALTH AND CULTURE||
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT