Nick and Marc debate the need for Common Core Learning Standards and how "core" has become a four-letter word, in every sense.
"Methods Lab" - Discipline
a) What role does it play in the learning process?
b) A review of both simple and complex strategies to "do discipline right."
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New Study Linking Education to Income
Opening Ceremonies in Beijing, 2008
Which states have adopted CCLS?
Sir Ken Robinson's amazing video
Nick and Marc launch the podcast. They discuss the "Opt Out" movement that is resulting in tens of thousands of students refusing to take the New York State assessments.
In the "Methods Lab" segment, Nick and Marc share their views on the importance of the Motivational Activity.
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