July 1st, it is d-day. My colleagues, Lisa and Kelsey, and I made a pact to participate in Donalyn Miller’s 7th annual Summer Book a Day Challenge. We will read a book a day during the month of July. This required a visit to the library and a ...

Tonight I participated in a panel discussion about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the new PARCC test. Invited by the Framingham School Committee, they wanted to know about the “nuts and bolts” of CCSS in the classroom. I am in ...