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Are you succeeding with Common Core?

Jeanne Rogers Apprentice
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As the full implementation date approaches for the Common Core State Standards, there is still a bit of controversy associated with the topic.

 

Common Core prompts new teaching style:  "One of the biggest changes with the Common Core is not what is being taught but how it is being taught," New Bremen Local Schools Superintendent Howard Overman said.

 

Education Update:It's Complicated discusses Complex Text and the need for students to be able to think critically, comprehend, and cite the text for complex understanding.

 

Florida education leaders recommend changes to controversial CC benchmarks reflects one way states are handling criticism to the standards.  In Florida, 98 change recommendations have been made.  It's interesting to note that students will be required to master cursive handwriting.  We have been discussing this topic in the Community:

Should schools continue to teach cursive writing?

Will keyboarding be taught as a basic skill?

Do You Think We Should Teach Cursive Writing?


Are you satisfied with the support provided for Common Core?  Have you had any specific training related to your teaching practices?  Has your state "revised" the standards for your state?

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