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Are the Common Core Standards themselves problematic?

Are the Common Core Standards themselves problematic? | The Common Core | Scoop.it
I have been thinking a lot about that lately.  I do believe that we need challenging learning standards in every state, but what if some of those standards are not appropriate for students--especia...
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Preparing Powerful Common Core Lessons | Burkins & Yaris

Preparing Powerful Common Core Lessons | Burkins & Yaris | The Common Core | Scoop.it
In this post, we offer readers three tips for planning lessons that align with the Common Core State Standards.
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Common Core State Standards aim to even the playing field for students across ... - Delmarva Daily Times

Common Core State Standards aim to even the playing field for students across ... - Delmarva Daily Times | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Common Core State Standards aim to even the playing field for students across ...
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Student Speaks Out About Common Core — American Principles Project

Student Speaks Out About Common Core — American Principles Project | The Common Core | Scoop.it
A Tennessee student speaks out on Common Core Standards at a Knox County school board meeting.   He covers the misleading story about who drafted them, and the problems their evaluations could cause for teachers.  Notable quote: “We need change, but...
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FAQ on the Common Core

FAQ on the Common Core | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Questions and answers about the Common Core State Standards. (RT @NoguchiOnK12: Confused about #CommonCore?
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Anthony Cody Interviews Florida Teacher Who Was Member of Common Core Review Team

Anthony Cody Interviews Florida Teacher Who Was Member of Common Core Review Team | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Mike Archer, a Florida teacher of English language arts, was one of the few teachers invited to participate in the initial review of the Common Core standards. Mike shared his story with Anthony Co...
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The Looming Clash between Common Core and Standardized Testing |

The Looming Clash between Common Core and Standardized Testing | | The Common Core | Scoop.it
MT @CoreEducation1: Does successful #CCSS implementation require 3-yr moratorium on fed mandated standardized tests? http://t.co/LK5a3T8vGl
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The Common Core: 12 Discussion Starters for Secondary Teachers | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies

The Common Core: 12 Discussion Starters for Secondary Teachers | Learning Unlimited | Research-based Literacy Strategies | The Common Core | Scoop.it
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The Common Core implementation gap

The Common Core implementation gap | The Common Core | Scoop.it
We’ve made the necessary oblations to Common Core, and now it’s time to get serious about the seriousness of implementation (@smarick on #CommonCore implementation: Too many #edreform are still acting like it's #CCSS pre-fight bragging time
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Will Common Core State Standards Accelerate or Slow Innovation? - Getting Smart

Will Common Core State Standards Accelerate or Slow Innovation? - Getting Smart | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Some friends are working on a paper on the topic of common standards and innovation. The primary question is how and whether the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will accelerate or slow innovation.
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5 Things Every Teacher Needs to Know About Common Core

5 Things Every Teacher Needs to Know About Common Core | The Common Core | Scoop.it
5 Things Every Teacher Needs to Know About Common Core - Every time  teachers are bombarded by... http://t.co/GhXzvAPb
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How to Select Complex Texts to Increase Rigor #ccss #engchat #ccchat #edchat

How to Select Complex Texts to Increase Rigor  #ccss #engchat #ccchat #edchat | The Common Core | Scoop.it
In Rigor is NOT A Four-Letter Word, 2nd Edition, Barbara Blackbun explains how to increase rigor so that all students can each higher levels of lear...

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50 Important Links for Common Core Educators - Online Colleges

50 Important Links for Common Core Educators - Online Colleges | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Many teachers still have a lot of questions about what Common Core will mean for them; these resources are a good place to look for answers.

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Scholar Mulhern's comment, September 2, 2012 1:49 PM
Great website. Thank you. I have referenced you on my own, synthesizingeducation.net, where I will be posting biweekly exemplars on the Common Core.

James Mulhern
Darren Burris's comment, January 14, 2013 7:18 AM
Where are you in the process?
Roz Linder's comment, April 5, 2013 10:46 AM
Darren! Great find. I will be sharing this with my teachers. Thanks!
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Is the Common Core Unfair to Special Needs Students?

Is the Common Core Unfair to Special Needs Students? | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Critics say a lack of assistive technologies puts certain students at a disadvantage. (RT @GregatEdgenuity: “Is the Common Core Unfair to Special Needs Students?
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Test Guides for English Language Arts and Mathematics | EngageNY

Test Guides for English Language Arts and Mathematics | EngageNY | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Common core info http://t.co/ZbdqoeRPbQ
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Common Core fix for schools has broken parts - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Common Core fix for schools has broken parts - Press & Sun-Bulletin | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Common Core fix for schools has broken parts
Press & Sun-Bulletin
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Common Core Book Study Bundle

Common Core Book Study Bundle | The Common Core | Scoop.it
This week we're giving away a Common Core book bundle courtesy of Heinemann! Enter by Sunday November 17, 2013 for a chance to win. (New!
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This Is How to Help Students Meet The Common Core Standards for Math ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This Is How to Help Students Meet The Common Core Standards for Math ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The Common Core | Scoop.it
RT @EdTech_K12: [INFOGRAPHIC] How To Help Students Meet Common Core Standards For Math: http://t.co/jRmBkaYQ90 via @medkh9
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English Teachers Should Have More than a Footnote

English Teachers Should Have More than a Footnote | The Common Core | Scoop.it
The English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS) wants students to read in every discipline from elementary school through grade 12.
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Poor Implementation Undermines Promise Of The Common Core

Poor Implementation Undermines Promise Of The Common Core | The Common Core | Scoop.it
New York City teacher Stephen Lazar lays out two major requirements for proper implementation of the Common Core standards.
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Common Core and Open Educational Resources Working Together

Common Core and Open Educational Resources Working Together | The Common Core | Scoop.it
By Kim Jones, Curriki CEO Open Educational Resources are important enablers in support of Common Core standards. An article in Education Week entitled “Common Core Drives Interest in Open Education...
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Digital Tools for the Common Core | MiddleWeb

Digital Tools for the Common Core | MiddleWeb | The Common Core | Scoop.it

Teaching consultant Mike Fisher has ideas on how to upgrade your lessons for the Common Core by involving students in creating their own apps and infographics.


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Process the Common Core – Part II

Process the Common Core – Part II | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Yesterday on Twitter a follower asked, “DrSBrown what do you personally think about the Common Core?” I would imagine they asked because I tend to recommend Common Core coaching questio...
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I've read a lot of interesting information on this blog!

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Friday Five: 5 Fantastic Apps for the Common Core

Friday Five: 5 Fantastic Apps for the Common Core | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Friday Five: 5 Fantastic Apps for the Common Core (RT @mzteachuh: Friday Five: 5 Fantastic Apps for the Common Core http://t.co/9f56IGdf via @sharethis)...
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Multiple-choice testing to dissolve in 2015

Multiple-choice testing to dissolve in 2015 | The Common Core | Scoop.it
Multiple-choice testing to dissolve in 2015 Daily Aztec According to the CCSS standards website, the new standards are designed “to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success...

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