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Many conservatives oppose the imposition of the Common Core curriculum and testing system; they see Common Core as another frightening step ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The Common Core teachers in Rhode Island emphasized that history is often written by the victor, so there may not be one right answer to the ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 1:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
As districts across the country implement Common Core, educators – such as these in Elverson, Pennsylvania, Calistoga, California, and Wilmington, ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 11:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Research and common sense tell us that outstanding teachers are the largest ... of fellow teachers feel more confident in teaching the Common Core. [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 9:56:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
First, the state's social studies standards, from kindergarten through 12th grade, aren't based on the Common Core. The social studies standards, ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 8:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Common core to begin with, but the last few years' frustration built up to one moment of unbelievable shock that is the Everyday Math program. [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 5:26:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Common Core fight: Teachers teach new benchmarks while preparing students for old ones. share. email print. font size. by The Tennessean [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 5:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
The Common Core learning approach, however, has not been welcomed by everyone. Childers explained that school officials have had to deal with ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 1:07:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
No Common Core. No other ideas. What we found out was people who paid attention to this election were really dismayed by this result. More so than ... [...]
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 12:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
STATELINE (WIFR) -- You've probably heard the words Common Core, it's a new federal standard of learning, that most schools are trying to teach ... [...]
Thu, Nov 27, 2014 11:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Creating a TED talk can be as educational as watching one. Students and teachers are taking up this activity to grow new skills and learn more about themselves.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 2:24:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
By Raymond Yannuzziand Thomas IsekenegbeNew Jersey College Chiefs: Common Core Will Cut Down On Need For Remediation.In an op-ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer (11/25), Camden County College President Raymond Yannuzzi and Cumberland County College President Thomas Isekenegbe write to congratulate New Jersey teachers for their hard work over the past [...]
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 2:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Members of the Iowa Department of Education's Assessment Task Force have recommended that Iowa lawmakers adopt the Smarter Balanced Assessments as Iowa's newSee it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Mon, Nov 24, 2014 12:06:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
"I have asked my staff to focus on two things this year: equity in the classroom and deepened alignment to the Common Core standards.""The “trick” in the 2014-2015 school year is for our school to understand that the adopted standards inform an aspect of our students experience of their educational [...]
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 1:36:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
The Common Core is now front and center in classrooms across the country, and educators and policymakers are focused on getting implementation right. Education First has released a series of briefing papers and a shortexecutive summary that offer guidance for how professional development needs to change to help educators succeed [...]
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 4:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A unique partnership of education schools is exploring ways to adapt secondary-math training programs to the new math standards.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 4:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Schools and districts that took part in the PARCC and Smarter Balanced trial runs share their experiences to help you prepare for online testing this spring.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:49:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Depending on whom you ask, the Common Core emphasis on informational text seems to mean the end of creativity in the classroom. But a focus on informational text doesn't automatically mandate filling in blanks, answering multiple-choice questions, or writing a traditional three-paragraph essay. In fact, when teachers choose to allow [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:46:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.See it on Scoop.it, via College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 1:26:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Renaissance Learning, which tracks the reading habits of some 10 million US students, has released a report that not only tallies which books kids are reading, but also analyzes the complexity of the reading material.Students Reading Below College Readiness Standards.The Christian Science Monitor (11/18) reports that according to Renaissance Learning's [...]
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 2:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source



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