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LA Times editorial board weighs in on Common Core

Tyler Reed June 17th, 2013

The LA Times became the latest big city paper to weigh in on the Common Core in its opinion pages today. Near the end, editors call for a moratorium "during the first...

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Video: Does math actually exist?

Tyler Reed June 14th, 2013

Does math exist and it's something we discovered? Or did we create it as a way of explaining and modeling the world?

Is it just a really good story?


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Has the ship sailed on the goal of having Common assessments?

Tyler Reed June 13th, 2013

One of the promises of the Common Core State Standards is a uniform way to compare student achievement across the country -- and along with it, a uniform way to measure...

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Kids would rather eat broccoli than do a math problem

Tyler Reed June 12th, 2013

It does seem that struggles with math tend to turn into a full on phobia later in life. Is the same true for other subjects and skills? Part of the problem, it seems to me...

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Quote: If you think you can catch the bus, you will run for it

Tyler Reed June 4th, 2013

One of my all-time favorite education quotes. Why strive for something you don't believe you'll ever accomplish? Something to keep in mind for all students, but especially...

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