By maintaining a focus on excellence, schools and teachers can navigate the negative publicity associated with the common core, Anitra Butler says.
September 2014 Archives
The future of the common core depends less on today's opinion polls and more on efforts to address implementation challenges and to support the next generation of teachers as a natural part of their professional identity.
If we step back from the standards, we will be doing our students a disservice, writes Jessica Keigan.
When teachers are not given the necessary support, time, or freedom to explore standards implementation in their classroom, the result is tangible frustrationwhich hurts teachers and students alike.
We can say that the standards has a growing image problem, or we could say that teachers and parents are having a growing problem with the reality of the standards, Peter Greene says.