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Copyright 2016 Exploring the Core LLC All Rights Reserved

eXploring the core

Tracking growth toward proficiency over time.

Our unique framework is a blend of 3 primary concepts:

 Standards-Based Grading

 Social-Emotional Learning 

Cognitive & Psychosocial 

Human Development 


As primary concepts blend, they create 3 secondary concepts:

Self-Directed Learning

Academic Inclusion

Behavioral Coaching


This framework is being published in a new book! 

Creating a Self-Directed Learning Environment:

Standards-Based and Social-Emotional Learning


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This new book has been in the works for some time. It is very exciting to have Corwin Publishing supporting its release to the public. Thank you to all of you that have been part of this journey. I look forward to meeting many more educators as I continue my exploration into the core of education and all that is entailed in making improvements to public education.



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Greg Mullen, classroom teacher and Founder of Exploring the Core LLC, introduces the three primary concepts of this framework and explains how they overlap to create a un...
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