Lesson Plan | Ideas for using our Student Opinion feature to enable students to experience the power of sharing ideas with real people, to think reflectively and meaningfully and to develop writing skills.
Common Core Online
With the ongoing transition to new standards and assessments in the United States, this scoop.it is intended to curate all materials relevant to implementation of the standards and preparation for next generation assessments.
Curated by Darren Burris
According to the latest census information, 1.2 million school age children relocate interstate annually. There are reasonable concerns about accommodations for special needs students and age-appropriateness for our younger learners. Either this is a massive, multi-state conspiracy to sabotage the education of millions of students, or CCLS is, at its core, essentially on target and would benefit from a review by a panel of experts followed by a public comment period — which is precisely what New York is in the process of doing. [...] standards should be reviewed and modified every few years to avoid the massive shift that had built up, leading to the Common Core Learning Standards. Engaging a broad cross-section of experts (as Elia has done by including 130 experts) in the review of the standards, and inviting all residents of New York to comment on these proposed changes, is essential to the process.