An interview with Catherine Snow of Harvard Graduate School of Education and Sue Pimentel of Student Achievement Partners on developing curriculum and professional development aligned to the Common Core.
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November 12, 2014
November 03, 2014
Phil Daro and Jason Zimba on how implementing the common core means re-writing the textbooks and re-teaching mathematics.
October 27, 2014
An interview with Phil Daro and Jason Zimba, leaders in developing the Common Core mathematics standards, on implementation progress, the testing consortia, accountability systems and instructional materials.
October 16, 2014
Terry Holliday and Felicia Smith on how Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core, implementation progress so far and their advice for other states and the federal government.
October 02, 2014
The Common Core is much more likely to be declared a failure because of poor implementation than because of political attacks from either side of the spectrum.
September 11, 2014
The Washington-based Council of the Great City Schools is also spearheading a project to upgrade common-core-aligned instructional materials for English-learners.
September 08, 2014
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett releases a somewhat ambiguous statement about the future of the Common Core State Standards in the Keystone State.
September 04, 2014
The Concord Review, a journal of high school student history essays, makes a powerful argument for using student work in explaining academic standards.
August 19, 2014
Teacher support for the common standards has dropped precipitously, even though they're among the best informed about the expectations.
August 14, 2014
An October 2013 survey of teachers by the Education Week Research Center shows that teachers feel least confident in their preparation to teach the common-core standards to English-language learners.