Will New Common Core Standards Remove Literature from English Classes?

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The new Common Core State Standards are starting to grind this former English teacher’s gears. Take a second to think about the books you read in high school. Sure, not all of them were memorable. But I’ll bet that for Continue reading

MindConnex Learning Launches Fifth “Shakespeare In Bits” Installment

Julius Caesar

While my sophomores read Macbeth aloud in class, the girl acting out Macbeth’s role read this line: “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood/Clean from my hand? No; this my hand will rather/The multitudinous seas incarnadine,/Making the green one Continue reading