NBCT: Why the common core isn't the end of student creativity

Some teachers have expressed fears that the Common Core State Standards will curb students' creativity in English language arts, writes National Board Certified Teacher Nathan Sun-Kleinberger. The high-school English teacher shares ways that he has inspired students' creativity through nonfiction works, such as using essays and speeches as an introduction to satire and teaching about Thomas Jefferson's influence on American rhetoric and asking students to compare the Declaration of Independence to a breakup song.

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