Missouri may soon be the next state to drop the Common Core State Standards, but that would open up the door for teachers to get involved in the new standards.
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May 19, 2014
May 14, 2014
Based on a new analysis from the NAEP governing board, only 39 percent of 12th graders are ready for entry-level college courses in math and 38 percent in reading.
May 09, 2014
In today's guest blog by Kelley King and Ralph Fletcher, they ask what the Common Core means for boys, and they offer some positive answers.
May 05, 2014
LearnZillion, a company that provides teacher-created lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards, has announced the members of its 2014 teacher "Dream Team."
April 30, 2014
It can be a difficult challenge for teachers to meet students where they are and also teach grade-level mathematics. Negotiating that tension is the subject of this post, in which I'll offer some thoughts on striking smart balances in rotation models. I've also included thoughts from two mathematics teachers, Allyson ("Ryan") Redd of North Carolina and Peter Tang of Tennessee.
April 24, 2014
PARCC and Smarter Balanced offer very different testing supports for English-language learners on their common-core aligned assessments.
April 21, 2014
A few weeks ago, a father posted a page from his son's supposed common-core math assignment on Facebook, claiming that despite his own degree in engineering, he could not solve the problem.
April 16, 2014
Details and sample questions are released in advance of the spring 2016 roll out of the new redesigned SAT.
April 11, 2014
Despite a state education department official's announcement April 3 that the state would withdraw from Smarter Balanced, the state board voted not to do so April 9.
April 09, 2014
The comedian mocked the possibly confusing terminology used on assessments aligned to the common standards.