Category Archive for "common core"

ESSA Law – A Teachers Opinion

  ESSA- Education Opinion What is ESSA and why do we need it?      ESSA — the Every Student Succeeds Act — is the newest legislation for K-12 education recently signed into law. It replaces the old (and outdated)...
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Assessment That Works

Assessment- It Can Work With Common Core! One of the biggest challenges facing teachers with respect to the implementation of the Common Core standards is how to effectively track student mastery of concepts. Traditionally, this has been through the administration...
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Education Technology In The Classroom and Common Core

Education Technology Integration is interwoven throughout the Common Core Standards … “To be ready for college, workforce training, and life in a technology rich, global society, students need the ability to gather, comprehend, evaluate, synthesize, and report on information and...
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Best Ways To Align Curriculum Maps for Common Core

Aligning Your Curriculum Maps for Common Core Mastery The Common Core Standards reflect a major paradigm shift in the process by which students learn. For decades, instruction has been “a mile wide and an inch deep.” Teaching was all about...
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Getting to the “Core” of the Common Core Standards

The Facts All Parents and Teachers Need to Know on Common Core Standards With a focus on college and career readiness they were designed to replace state-specific (and often inconsistent) existing guidelines. The standards mandate what students should learn from...
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