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An exchange of ideas and views on the challenges of "Creative Teaching and the Common Core"

1. My question is, Why is "Creative Teaching" a challenge for many teachers in this time of the "Common Core"?

2. How can we help teachers embrace the notion of creativity in their teaching?

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    May 13 2013: Standards, by definition, are minimal student expectations. A standard also strives for uniformity or sameness. Sadly, curriculum written to satisfy uniform, minimal student expectations does not foster creativity.

    To free creativity at this time, teachers need to incorporate project-based, interest-driven lessons that only satisfy standards as an afterthought.

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