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Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice

Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice | iPAD edu | Scoop.it

In a recent survey, William Schmidt, a University Distinguished Professor of education at Michigan State University, found some good news and bad news for supporters of the Common Core State Standards. The good news was that the vast majority of teachers have read the Standards and nearly all like them. The bad news was that about 80 percent of mathematics teachers said the Standards were “pretty much the same” as their current state standards.

Those teachers might want to take a closer look. While the Common Core State Standards share many features and concepts with existing standards, the new standards also represent a substantial departure from current practice in a number of respects. Here are nine important differences:


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iPad Apps Sorted by Elementary, Middle and High School

iPad Apps Sorted by Elementary, Middle and High School | iPAD edu | Scoop.it

This is a list of iPod and iPad apps that can be used in elementary, middle school, and high school learning environments.


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