Would you rather read this:
Kind of reminds me of this:
My drawing skills are limited, but I do like that coffee cup. Maybe the illustrated edition of the Common Core will come with a pound of coffee and a coffee mug that says: Innovate every day. Teach.
Or what if we changed the name? How about Much Ado about the Common Core? Or Romeo and the Common Core? Zen in the Art of the Common Core?
We need some levity… and some innovation. Teaching is the most creative, innovative work available. The Common Core doesn’t change that. Maybe it actually provides some parameters within which we can innovate and design inspired and inspiring curriculum? Imagine having no guidance. Where would you begin with planning a program?
Coming soon: an illustrated ELA standard with innovative teaching ideas.
Teachers say they received minimal instruction on how to teach the Common Core. Let’s change that… one illustrated blog post at a time.
Hmmm… Common Core: The Graphic Novel…