Secondary Curriculum and the Common Core State Standards
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Education Is My Life | Connecting the Common Core Dots

Education Is My Life | Connecting the Common Core Dots | Secondary Curriculum and the Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
I am also afforded the opportunity to collaborate with school administration and teaching staff to facilitate secondary curriculum reviews and implementation, as well as organizational change initiatives.
Stephanie Walker Holt's insight:

We can apply the 12th grade Essential Question mentioned here "Who do I want to become and what impact do I want to have on the world around me" to reflect on our own best and "next great" instructional practices.  Love this.

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Common core sparks war over words

Common core sparks war over words | Secondary Curriculum and the Common Core State Standards | Scoop.it
English teachers around country worry that new academic standards are pushing out literature.
Stephanie Walker Holt's insight:

Our literature is shaped by human experience.  We can't give that up and I don't believe that's what the CCSS are asking us to do.  Yet the standards are demanding a balanced approach to classroom instruction with opportunities for our students to read and respond to a variety of engaging and complex texts (both literary and informational). 

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