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What some have been saying about Common Core

NEW YORK (AP) >> Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers ... [...]
Tue, Jul 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Common Core involves a series of tests used to determine a child's knowledge and skills in English and math. The tests also can have bearing on ... [...]
Tue, Jul 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
After the state's three-day Common Core exams in April at the Teachers College Community School in Harlem, 49-year-old Jeanene Worrell-Breeden ... [...]
Tue, Jul 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
I was talking to a very smart Republican thinker who was saying that the Common Core energy on the right has been kind of a disaster for ed reform, ... [...]
Tue, Jul 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Meanwhile, Teachers College Community School seemed poised to prosper in its first round of Common Core tests, which factor in teacher and ... [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
According to the state's lawyers, the state will not stop testing to Common Core, even if it loses this case. All this case would do is remove the state ... [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Years after its adoption, the Common Core Standards are still controversial. However, during this past legislative session a compromise was reached ... [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
... State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler are being sued over Common Core. ... this is not a case that decides if North Dakota has common core or not. [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Three speakers at Louisville's annual business summit spoke in defense of the state's adoption of Common Core academic standards, which they ... [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
*The Department of Education (DOE) has released a statement that says the investigation into Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, 49, principal at Teachers ... [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
A new study found that in two-year colleges, only 4 percent of instructors found students "most generally able to do what is expected." The number was slightly higher in four-year schools: 12 percent. The rest reported that students had arrived to higher ed with at least some gaps in preparation.See [...]
Mon, Jul 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Ultimate Maths helps you to discover mathematics. Learn and revise number, algebra, shape and data topics and access our large data bank of learning resources.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sat, Jul 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source
What's preventing U.S. states from investing in high quality instructional systems like the world's top performers? It could come down to dollars and cents.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Fri, Jul 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source
A new survey conducted for Achieve shows that most college instructors and employers believe students come to campus and the workplace with at least some gaps in preparation.Mel Riddile's insight:More than three-quarters all all college instructors polled said they were dissatisfied with their students' abilities in critical thinking, comprehension of [...]
Thu, Jul 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source
The Common Core standards are a major change to how American education policy works, part of an era of ambitious reform ushered in by the Obama administration. They're also a big political story —...See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Wed, Jul 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Rigor doesn't simply mean giving students more or harder work. Instead, it's the result of work that challenges students' thinking in new and interesting ways.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Mon, Jul 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Click on the URL to view the PTA pdf.http://www.pta.org/files/PTA%20Assessment%20Factsheet%20FINAL.pdfSee it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Mon, Jul 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Marilyn Pryle shares five reading response activities to help students interact with texts in creative ways that require even higher levels of understanding.How To Write an RRLabel the type of RR you are writing.Write at least four sentences.Have an original idea; don't just summarize.Quote and cite something in the text [...]
Sun, Jul 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Joseph Rogan, Ed.D. of Misericordia University writes that a political intersection between Common Core and the 2016 presidential election may not be clear.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Thu, Jul 16, 2015, Continue reading at the source
PSSA scores dive as tests get harderAs many educators predicted, scores on the state's standardized tests plummeted this year, the first time the exams were aligned with the rigorous Pennsylvania Core Standards.Pennsylvania Test Scores Drop In First Year Implementing New Standards.The Allentown (PA) Morning Call (7/15, Palochko) reported Pennsylvania test [...]
Thu, Jul 16, 2015, Continue reading at the source



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