I think the report card committee meeting today is what made my heart skip a few beats. Along with 47 other states, we will be transitioning to the Common Core Curriculum standards and will implement it full force next year. Fortunately we had a year to begin implementing and revising our curriculum as needed but the problem now is the report card. How in the world are you guys getting all of those standards on the report card AND making it parent friendly? After looking at samples of other districts' report cards, I have come to the conclusion that no one has really come up with a good way to communicate to parents what their child needs help with and give a clear picture of how the student is really doing! Any suggestions? Anyone happy with their new Common Core Standards based report card & want to share?
In other news, I will be participating in the TPT Teacher Appreciation Sale this weekend (May 6-8). I was hoping to get some back to school things ready for those of you who are already planning for a new school year or those of you with school money left over for this school year. Now stop laughing! I'm sure there are a few teachers out there that didn't spend all of their money before the school year even began like I did! Drop in and visit my store and load your cart up. Then come back on Saturday, Sunday or Monday to check out and enjoy 25% off of your purchases from my store!