Michael G. Sheppard

Activist, Game Changer

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Part II: Common Core Testing Anxiety and How to Handle It

While testing anxiety can be a real problem, it does not mean you do not have the ability control it. Below, I have outlined some helpful tips that you can utilize before and during your exam. These tips will help ease off any unwarranted stress so that you can perform at your greatest. Remember, success […]

Part I: Common Core Testing Anxiety and How to Handle It

Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed out before a test. But in the wake of testing season, many students, as well as educators, have reported an absorbent amount of stress and anxiety for the new 2016 Common Core state examinations. For some schools, this isn’t a big deal. But for a majority of public […]

How to Scaffold Your Unit Plan: Chapter 1 Bell-to-Bell Instructions

With the advent of the new Common Core State Standards, educator and teachers alike are now rethinking the way in which they support their students in the classroom. In comparison to the antiquated style of teaching where teachers could lecture in front of a class for an entire hour, the new supportive instructional delivery has […]

Common Core Facts

If you want to know more about Common Core Standards, please check out the site here: Common Core Site

What can Common Core do for Education?

In light of the Republican and Democratic debates, education has become one of the most popular topics discussed in politics. One path towards a solution since the Bush’s No Child Left Behind act back in 2001 is the controversial, and somewhat unwelcome, Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The Common Core standards are designed to build […]

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