3 Reasons Why Bashing Common Core Isn’t Helping

The Common Core math standards have attracted a lot of criticism since their introduction into U.S. schools a few years back. The goal of implementing the standards was – and still is – to get kids to think of problems creatively and solve in different ways, rather than relying on rote memorizations and solving things in the same way. Many parents absolutely hate common core … [Read more...]

Understanding the Common Core Shift

When common core was introduced, many parents had a canary. Common core involves learning in a different way than parents are used to, so many parents fear that they won’t be able to help their children the way that they would like to. The world is changing, though, so education needs to change in order to prepare students for college and careers after school and to make sure … [Read more...]