The organization that helped develop the Next Generation Science Standards released a rubric for evaluating whether instructional resources are aligned to the new standards.
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April 11, 2014
A mother-daughter team described the importance of starting students with special needs with concepts rather than math facts and memorization, even if the process is painstakingly slow.
April 11, 2014
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.
April 09, 2014
An overheard conversation on the way to an annual conference for math teachers highlights some timely and very thorny issues around the Common Core State Standards.
April 03, 2014
At Thomas S. Wootton High School in Maryland, educators seem to agree that field-testing for the common-core exams has been problematic.
April 01, 2014
Education Week updates its map of common-standards adoptions to reflect the first reversal by a state: Indiana.
March 26, 2014
Forty-one states now have instructional requirements for arts education at all levels (elementary, middle, and high school), though only 17 states have policies regarding assessment in the subject, according to a new report.
March 25, 2014
Illinois has officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards.
March 18, 2014
Wyoming's governor signed into law a budget bill that included a footnote forbidding the state board of education from reviewing or adopting the Next Generation Science Standards,
March 14, 2014
The additional time will allow for some final "quality checking" of the trial assessments' features beginning later this month.