Do typical arguments for why the common-core math standards are supposedly problematic really make sense?
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July 01, 2014
June 29, 2014
Indiana's state education department launched online "communities of practice" to help teachers transition from the Common Core to new state standards.
June 27, 2014
Globally focused teachers create a place where students learn science from interdisciplinary and global perspectives. Using a science curriculum with global case studies engages students in problem-based learning tasks and scientific investigations founded on research in scientific literature.
June 20, 2014
The Florida state board agreed to use English-language-proficiency standards developed by WIDA, a 35-state consortium that is also developing new assessments.
June 19, 2014
By deeply diving into the core tenets of global competence, Denver Center for International Studies students find that learning is engaging and relevant, while preparing them for college, careers, and the global society they will graduate into.
June 17, 2014
For the past couple of years Commissioner John King and Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch have said they will not slow down on the Common Core, but 82% of respondents of a new Siena Poll want them to...will they listen?
June 09, 2014
States' rejection of common standards might not mean that the states are rejecting deeper learning, but advocates need to be vigilant.
June 05, 2014
English-language learners in states belonging to the WIDA consortium have been field-testing new, common-core aligned English-language proficiency assessments in speaking, reading, and writing this spring.
June 05, 2014
Instructional coaching expert Jim Knight offers some great tools to help teachers improve, but in this era of accountability our focus on bad ideas may prevent us from seeing the good ones like Jim offers.
June 03, 2014
A survey of 500 district superintendents and administrators across 48 states shows mostly strong support for the common-core standards, but it also finds concern that the standards are being implemented too quickly with insufficient support.