Common Core

  • New Hampshire Leads PACE Assessment

    by - Mar 18, 2015
    New Hampshire, and the New Hampshire Department of Education (NHDOE), is setting the PACE with its Performance Assessment for Competency Education pilot (PACE). Four New Hampshire school districts, Epping, Sanborn Regional,...
  • Spotlight on Assessment

    by - Mar 3, 2015
    Computer assessment and standardized testing are in the news with the launch of PARCC (http://parcc.pearson.com). It joins the Common Core as one of education’s controversial topics around the nation. Even districts...
  • It’s Never a Great Idea’s Fault

    by - Jun 17, 2014
    It’s usually never the fault of a great idea in education. All the education programs we’ve either loved or hated, at some point, held some education merit, right? But as with...
  • Common Core: Students Thinking about Thinking

    by - Dec 9, 2013
    By Carolyn Burica This year, we introduced the ELA (English Language Arts) Common Core Standards to our students. I knew we were going to have to navigate the changes together. I...