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Why is this #CommonCore math problem so hard? Quiz that went viral - Hechinger Report

Why is this #CommonCore math problem so hard? Quiz that went viral - Hechinger Report | Education | Scoop.it
It may be the first time a math problem has gone viral on the Internet. A frustrated father posted a subtraction problem from his second-grade son’s math quiz on Facebook this week with a note to the teacher calling it ridiculous. Conservative pundits, including Glenn Beck, seized on it as evidence that the new standards …

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Are math textbooks ready for Common Core? - Washington Post

Are math textbooks ready for Common Core? - Washington Post | Education | Scoop.it

SunHerald.com Are math textbooks ready for Common Core? Washington Post High-quality textbooks and instructional materials are going to be essential to the successful implementation of Common Core.


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Groton students put science to work

Groton students put science to work | Education | Scoop.it
Students in Chad DeVoe's science class at Groton High School are solving more than simple science experiments.
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In a joint effort between TST BOCES and the Tompkins County Workforce Investment Board, local teachers partnered with local business in the summer of 2013.  What resulted was project-based learning experiences for local students.  Highlighted here is the end result from Groton Central School.  21st century learning at its finest!

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Effective teacher training critical to success of Common Core math | EdSource Today

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Mindset | How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset?

Mindset | How can you change from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset? | Education | Scoop.it

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s curator insight, February 18, 2014 12:56 PM

Carol Dwek's Mindset is based on a lot of research she has done over the years. It has applications throughout higher education. 

Parent Cortical Mass's curator insight, February 19, 2014 8:19 AM

nice set of links about Carol Dweck's Mindset Theory.  Every parent needs to know what Carol Dweck discovered in her research.  

Jaimee's curator insight, March 5, 2014 10:09 AM

So one who wants to make a change must have a positive outlook on new situations or task that they are not used to?

 

This article is about how one can gain or become a part of the group that is a growth mind set. You gain success or become a better person by following these changes. 

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Teachers say #CommonCore improve problem solving, critical thinking skills, encourage collaboration + raise rigor

Teachers say #CommonCore improve problem solving, critical thinking skills, encourage collaboration + raise rigor | Education | Scoop.it

"And the Common Core Standards, Rehg said, push students to think deeper and add rigor to the classroom.

"I think they're meant to improve student thinking as far as problem solving and critical thinking skills, as well as encourage collaboration, which are going to make our students more marketable in the global economy," he said."


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