North Carolina to Introduce “Smarter Balance Consortium’s” Methods to Deliver Ed Rigor and Common Core Standards 2014-2015


 Taken directly from the Website… Common Core State Standards Tools & Resources The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is committed to supporting member states and territories as they implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Working with educators, Smarter Balanced will identify high-quality curriculum resources aligned to the CCSS and professional development strategies that can be…

USA Technology Education : Van Jones and Essence Festival Support Future Computer Programmers Learning-to-Code-Websites-and-New-Software!


About #yeswecode Many have been searching for ways to uplift today’s urban youth and help them achieve a more promising future. We believe that one solution lies in connecting tech and social justice leaders to spearhead revolutionary tech programs whose benefits extend to the most disadvantaged of society. The #YesWeCode initiative targets low-opportunity youth and…

Theatre-Arts Support the Language Arts for Young Learners


The word “theatre” is not spelled incorrectly above. Theatre is noun describing a building and/or the art form. It is also spelled theater. Most writers and performers engaged in the art form use the word theatre because of studies in its history and common references in entertainment and education circles.  Dr. Maya Angelou’s theatre performance…