Today we have a sneak peek from author John A. Karr’s paranormal suspense novel,Ghostly Summons.
Lars Kelsen doesn’t believe in psychic phenomenon. To him, visions of murder victims are a form of mental illness. Once they begin, options are limited; he can try to ignore them or deal with them by exposing a killer. Only the latter provides any semblance of peace. Temporarily, anyway. Five years into his new life as a programmer, Kelsen—ex-crime beat reporter with a penance he can never fully satisfy—sees a victim.
In person. Upright. Staring.
So begins Kelsen’s return to investigative reporting—complete with attempts on his life, fights, deception, and use of technology such as GPS and computer hacking. And possibly finding a new love interest.
Common Core. Such a simple term. Should we care about it?
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts & Literacy is a culmination of an extended broad-based movement to create a level of standard in schools across the United States. This new standard, now adopted by 46 states across the country, is an effort to help ensure that all students are career and college ready in literacy no later than the end of high school. Continue reading “Common Core State Standards Initiative: Should We Care?”