While some burdens could be eased off teachers, better time management must be a part of discussing common-core implementation.
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Here's a list of ways that policymakers and schools can ease the transition to the common core and make implementation meaningful for children and their teachers.
The common standards are supposed to allow for in-depth teaching, but test pressures keep instruction shallow.
It's no wonder many educators are uneasy about the transition to the Common Core State Standards. In many schools, teachers have been left to cross this divide themselves.
If we respect teachers as masters of their craft, then we should trust them to create their own assessments to measure student learning and progress.