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Down Under Teacher: Common Core help anyone?

Down Under Teacher: Common Core help anyone? | Education | Scoop.it
I'm looking at aligning my products to the Common Core but I don't know much about it at and I'm short on time at the moment (I've got eye surgery Wednesday - eeekkk! - and I'll be out of it for about a week.
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Why the Common Core Rebellion Fell Short - Governing

Why the Common Core Rebellion Fell Short - Governing | Education | Scoop.it
More than a dozen states introduced legislation to pull out of the Common Core State Standards, but most bills went nowhere.
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Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED - POLITICO Morning Education

Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED - POLITICO Morning Education | Education | Scoop.it
Report says tests for Common Core standards are almost guaranteed to be more expensive than existing state tests: http://t.co/2iXRxvbvzf
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New law allows schools to teach gun safety to first-graders ... - WTVR 6

New law allows schools to teach gun safety to first-graders ... - WTVR 6 | Education | Scoop.it
Along with math, science and social studies, gun safety could soon be part of the first-grade curriculum in some Missouri public schools.
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Lanigan school holds second grade 'Biography Bonanza' - Valley News (blog)

Lanigan school holds second grade 'Biography Bonanza' - Valley News (blog) | Education | Scoop.it
Lanigan school holds second grade 'Biography Bonanza'
Valley News (blog)
Some of the most famous and influential people in United States history gathered in one place last week: Lanigan Elementary School in the Fulton City School District.
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What Parents Should Know About 'Common Core' Education Standards

What Parents Should Know About 'Common Core' Education Standards | Education | Scoop.it
In its 2009 Blueprint for Education Reform, the Obama administration suggested that adoption of the Common Core standards could be a qualification for states wanting future Title I funding for low-income schools.
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Common Core supporters back moratorium on new tests' high stakes

Common Core supporters back moratorium on new tests' high stakes | Education | Scoop.it
Washington Post -. A coalition of education organizations and unions that support the Common Core State Standards issued an open letter on Thursday backing a moratorium of at least one year on the high stakes associated ...
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Summer enrichment for Talala Elementary School second-graders - SouthtownStar

Summer enrichment for Talala Elementary School second-graders - SouthtownStar | Education | Scoop.it
Summer enrichment for Talala Elementary School second-graders SouthtownStar Crete-Monee School District 201U board president Nakia Hall, who is also a member of the Delta Sigma Theta organization, presented Talala Elementary School second-grade...
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Faithful in First: McGraw Hill Wonders: First Grade Mini Focus Walls ...

Faithful in First: McGraw Hill Wonders: First Grade Mini Focus Walls ... | Education | Scoop.it
McGraw Hill Wonders: First Grade Mini Focus Walls (Smart Start Weeks). Like many of our districts, my district has finally chosen a new reading series that is aligned to the CCSS! Hooray, Hooray! This is a happy day!
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That's So Second Grade!: Favorite Pins Friday 7/19

That's So Second Grade!: Favorite Pins Friday 7/19 | Education | Scoop.it
I will be using something like this to send home to parents this year. My parents were very interested in the Daily 5 and always gave really great feedback for how it was helping their students grow as readers.
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