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As the Common Core State Standards officially take effect this fall, they have completely changed the way students learn and teachers teach, ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 5:26:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Bush has been an advocate of the Common Core academic standards, which were developed by a bipartisan group of governors and state school ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 5:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The class is College Board's second most popular, after AP English Language and Composition, with 442,890 ... State law bans Common Core. [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 3:33:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The current common-core debates in places like Louisiana and Ohio immediately come to mind. Education leaders and state officials in both states ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 2:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Common core rant ... MUST WATCH: Dad Arrested For Asking Question About Obama's Common Core RE Education Program by Fabian4Liberty ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 2:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Bridget Mckinney is the third-year principal of Miami's Allapattah Middle School, where 95 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced-price ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
This short video will demonstrate how easy the CommonCoreWords.org website is to use and its effectiveness as an academic English learning tool ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
"Basically, many reading experts have claimed that it is necessary or optimum to teach students using texts that are at the students' so-called “instructional levels.” A text would be said to be “instructional” if students could—on their own--recognize approximately 95% of the words and answer 75-90% of the questions about [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Report Shows Common Core Can Benefit English Learners.The Hechinger Report (9/30, Wingert) that the Education Trust released a report showing that the new Common Core standards could help close the achievement gap for English Language Learners in American schools. The report spotlights how 11 districts have been successful in boosting [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:09:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
There are a number of articles written on the Common Core State Standards objectives for pupils to achieve in the public schools. The followings are a ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:07:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
High school officials in Merced County are taking a new approach at improving discipline policies on campuses, and that approach is showing a significant improvement in student participation and wellness, according to a new report.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 1:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
In recent months, various examples of Common Core math problems have surfaced on the Internet. At this point, they are nothing new. That said, a ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:56:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The pair answered questions posed by publisher Denise Civiletti on an array of topics ranging from the controversial Common Core, the Moreland ... [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
1. Problem Solving, Problem Solving, Problem Solving!!!-Children need to be daily problem solvers! Their ability to do just that will be measured in our assessment system and is an essential life skill. As a math consultant I believe nearly every math concept can be taught through problem [...]
Tue, Sep 30, 2014 12:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
PARCC has created a list of valuable resources for educators. Be sure to download and share with your colleagues today. Professional Development ModulesSee it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 9:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
"Common Core Exam Lengths, Limited Number Of School Computers Pose Problems.In its Answer Sheet blog, the Washington Post (9/28, Strauss) reports on logistical issues expected with extensive computerized Common Core testing. PARCC has released its exam time guidelines, ranging from 9 to 11 hours per student, increasing with grade level. [...]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 1:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Oklahoma School Officials Frustrated By Untimely Common Core Repeal.The Houston Chronicle (9/29, Talley) reports Oklahoma school administrators have expressed frustration over the Legislature's decision to Common Core weeks before being implemented. Furthermore, Oklahoma's waiver denial has reduced the state's financial sovereignty. State education officials are planning a series of town [...]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 12:59:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
NJSBA provides training, advocacy and support to advance public education and promote the achievement of all New Jersey students through effective governance."NJSBA (New Jersey School Boards Association) has developed this web resource to help local school board members and administrators provide accurate information to their communities about the Common Core [...]
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 12:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Increased interest in the Common Core"General interest in the Common Core has gradually increased with large spikes around politically charged events and news coverage. As a proxy for the level of public interest in the standards, CAP used data from Google Trends, which measures a topic's popularity by comparing the [...]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 7:42:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
This is a guest post by Alan Schoenfeld, a professor of Mathematics Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Alan has been instrumental in many of the developments in mathematics educat...See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 12:18:00 PM, Continue reading at the source



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