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A mom paves a path to math understanding through Common Core

I never enjoyed math class. In fact, it was the least enjoyable part of my school day, elementary school through college. And when I was forced to think about math, memorization didn’t get me far because I am a big-picture thinker. I need to understand the overarching concepts in order to make sense of the details. I passed basic math… Read more →

Gov. Christie could learn a few Common Core lessons from these NJ parents

Gov. Chris Christie is admittedly an easy target as he slavishly plods in Trump’s footsteps, but he could learn quite a bit about how to elevate course standards from the parents in Boonton, New Jersey. You’ll recall that in his first educational iteration, Christie was a big fan of the state-led Common Core State Standards (“We are doing Common Core… Read more →

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