Suzanne McCabe

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Quote: "Any fool can get into an ocean..."

Suzanne McCabe July 19th, 2013

It is fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk hot in New York City. If you and the children in your life are sitting by the ocean, or beneath an air conditioner or a tree, you could do...

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Cursive or cursed?

Suzanne McCabe July 18th, 2013

If I owe you a thank-you note, I apologize. My Catholic school upbringing has led me to believe that I can only express my gratitude in one way: legible script.

Two American Families, one broken dream

Suzanne McCabe July 11th, 2013

This week, PBS delivered on a journalistic promise that began with "Mother" Mary Jones: "Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable." The network aired Two...

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Information does not equal knowledge

Suzanne McCabe June 27th, 2013

Does the term "informational text" dominate your stream of Common Core consciousness? I wonder what more felicitous phrase it has edged out of my own ruminations. ...

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Quote: Tell your story

Suzanne McCabe June 20th, 2013

The Common Core calls for students to become proficient in crafting arguments. No argument there. Citing evidence is refreshing. But, as literacy expert Pam Allyn reminds...

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I saw it on Twitter

Suzanne McCabe June 18th, 2013

I saw it on Twitter. Not great for the purposes of this post. Then I read it online. Another strike against me. Now I'm blogging about it.

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