Saturday, July 27, 2013
Six Word Saturday
New year, new set of rules.
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If you were in a business that overhauled everything every year, there would be no surprise that the company didn't do well.
New school year, and what is happening around here?
The state is not going to participate in the Common Core testing because the price is too high - so they will create their own. Isn't that why they sold us on revamping the curriculum after 8 years - again - that we would be common with the rest of the country? And isn't that why we spent taxpayer money, to implement the Common Core?
We have been working on unit plans and collaborative planning (changing formats every year with the assurance that we will yse the NEW format in the future.....). Now we are going to PLCs - professional learning committees. With the assurance that everyone will pull their weight. Meetings eating up the little the planning time we have (and that would be great if you have course, not so much if the planning is for a course you have taught multiple times and you have new course that you do not have common planning for that you have never taught. And no free planning period to work on.
Repeat with me: I will think positive thoughts. I will think positive thoughts. I will think positive thoughts.