A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
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August 22, 2014
August 20, 2014
The 46th annual education policy public opinion poll from PDK/Gallup shows that a majority of Americans oppose the Common Core State Standards.
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.
August 14, 2014
A survey by the Education Week Research Center finds teachers less than enthusiastic about the quality of their common-core professional development, and about the alignment of their instructional materials to the new standards.
August 12, 2014
How do you illustrate division of fractions by fractions? And why would you want to?
August 11, 2014
When it comes to high stakes testing it is up to teachers and school leaders to separate fact from fiction.
August 07, 2014
Judy Seltz is the new Executive Director of ASCD and this is her first interview as she gets acclimated to her position.
August 06, 2014
A new organization is wading into the (very choppy) waters of judging whether major textbooks and other classroom materials are common-core aligned.
August 04, 2014
The stance by U.S. Sen. David Vitter puts him at odds with current Gov. Bobby Jindal, a fellow Republican battling to repeal the Common Core State Standards in Louisiana.
August 01, 2014
A group of Maryland math educators take a close look at a 4th grade performance task, and several are surprised by the level of advanced thinking it requires.