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Colette Marie Bennett's Blog – August 2012 Archive (2)

Common Language not in Common Core

Going back to school means that teachers and students will confront two philosophical statements. One statement is the school’s mission statement that quite literally confronts them as they enter a school building. The second statement is the statement of purpose for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) that currently guides the curriculum for K-12 teachers in states that adopted the CCSS.



Here is an interesting exercise. Below, there are three randomly selected school mission…

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Added by Colette Marie Bennett on August 31, 2012 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Can You Pay Attention for Eight Minutes? NBC Olympic Coverage Says “No”

Watching the Olympics has been a mixture of admiration and frustration. Like many Americans, I was caught by the story of 15-year-old swimmer Katie Ledecky who is the same age of many of my students. At 11:00 PM Friday night, there was engaging hype leading up to her 800 meter freestyle event. The NCB sports commentator noted, "The race will be about eight minutes," before the digital buzz sent the line of swimmers simultaneously into the pool. By the end of the first two minutes, Ledecky…

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Added by Colette Marie Bennett on August 4, 2012 at 9:25pm — 4 Comments

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