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As I read them I notices Andy Thompson was talking about the problems he has with Common Core, and I don't totally disagree with him. There are ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 7:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
About 45 states have adopted the Common Core standards, shared teaching and learning goals designed to better prepare students for college and ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 6:11:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The federal government should not be involved in adoption of the Common Core State Standards, advocates on both sides of the debate said at a ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 4:52:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The New Jersey School Choice and Education Reform Alliance (NJSCERA) held a Common Core standards conference streamed live on YouTube ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 4:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
He told NBC 7 with Common Core, students are asked to show their answers in multiple ways, so one would have to know how to ask the question to ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 4:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Common Core is the law. We must follow it. It's an elitist, one-size-fits-all program, at least until it is changed,” said Ginger Armstrong, District 11 ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 3:56:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
As states, districts, and schools implement the Common Core State Standards and aligned tests, the enlightened voices of teachers, principals, and other educators are essential. We are dedicated to...See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 2:42:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Climbing the Staircase of Complexity: The Research and the Reality (Part 2)This is the second of a two-part series that explores the "staircase of complexity" presented in the Common Core State Standards. In this post, we suggest thatSee it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 2:39:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Bonvillain, whose platform is primarily anti-Common Core, has taken an aggressive stance against her opponents as well as other sitting board ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 2:26:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
NEW YORK CITY -- Education issues like Common Core, charter schools and the DREAM Act are getting a lot of attention, but the differences between ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:52:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The rest were purchased for Common Core testing. As it stands now, iPads with Pearson software are will only get to students in 58 of the district's 900 ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:07:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has slowly been backing away from the controversial Common Core education standards. The issue was surprisingly ... [...]
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 12:56:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett said Wednesday that she'll ask the federal government to delay the rollout of a new and controversial state exam for grade school students this spring.Chicago Schools Chief To Request Delay On PARCC Exam.The Chicago Tribune (10/21) reports Chicago Public Schools Superintendent Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced [...]
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 1:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Bismarck teachers said Monday that the state's new Common Core standards for English instruction are paying off in the classroom.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 2:22:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The following blog post is another in the Alliance's “Core of the Matter” blog series."The Common Core State Standards require students to think more than ever. But to think and describe this thinking, a student needs strong language skills. This language is often called “academic language,” though its [...]
Tue, Oct 21, 2014 7:19:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Based on what I've read in the draft standards, I don't think there's any doubt that history is important. Sure the standards don't dictate which events we must study, but they do require us to study history in order to think historically. Let's take a look at grade 6.See it [...]
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 3:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
standards are not the same as curriculum.Standards are set at the state level and define learning goals. Curriculum is the actual content that is taught and is usually chosen and developed at the local level, often by the teachers themselves, as this veteran math educator explains.It's an understandable mix-up for [...]
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 6:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Mel Riddile's insight:The Common Core State Standards, now in their fourth year in New York, continue to have a huge effect on teaching and learning throughout the state and the country, with voices raised both for and against them.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 6:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
SHERIDAN — The Common Core State Standards continue to be an ongoing hot topic of conversation in Sheridan County and elsewhere, as is evident by the persisting debates and pre-election positioning on the issue. While it is commonly stated that there is much discourse between supporters and critics to the [...]
Sun, Oct 19, 2014 5:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
We said it was unfair to ask teachers to accept a teacher evaluation model based on student performance on standardized tests unless, one, those tests were based on the Common Core and, two, the teachers had had several years to develop the skills and create the curricula needed to implement [...]
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 7:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source



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