A new document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics aims to go a step further than the Common Core State Standards in math by describing specifically what educators need to do to help students reach the new requirements.
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March 27, 2014
Two Illinois researchers found a way to gauge high school students' thoughts and feelings at precise moments during science classand in doing so uncovered some alarming differences between the way male and female students experienced instruction.
February 27, 2014
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February 19, 2014
When asked about the most important long-term goals of education, voters place the highest value on building character rather than building the economy. And most don't know what the common core is.
February 05, 2014
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January 14, 2014
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December 03, 2013
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October 23, 2013
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October 10, 2013
By guest blogger Sarah D. Sparks. Cross-posted from Inside School Research. The Common Core State Standards require considerable writing across many subjects, but the standards themselves won't be enough to guide teachers to best practices in writing instruction, according to a new analysis. In a st...