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  • In Georgia, teachers must have either a Certificate in Theatre or a Certificate in Language Arts. My experience with my colleagues is that the area of certification is about 50/50. The catch is that a teacher certified in Language Arts can teach...

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    RE: National Standards

    I feel like I'm in good company reading these responses. I too prefer the national standards to my state's standards (I am especially smitten with the NCCAS enduring understandings, essential questions, philosophical foundations and lifelong goals....

  • Hi Ryan, Maine has its own set of standards that are in effect until 2017. Being an old, libertarian sort of state, standards are devised district by district, with the instruction that they must meet the "spirit" of the Maine Learning Results (our...

  • Are you interested in assessment? The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards' Model Cornerstone Assessment Pilot Project is still in need of benchmarkers. NCCAS is in the second year of two-year NEA funded grant to try out the National Core Arts...

  • Sorry, I went off on a tangent there. I incorporate them into my teaching by referring the students to the standards we're trying to hit during each unit. I briefly talk about their real world application, why the standard matters, how we will measure...

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