Higher standards, new curricula and changes in teaching are only three parts of what could make the “Common Core” a success, or a disaster. The new assessments must not only measure if students have learned the new standards but also produce data that can be used to judge teachers and principals.
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Watch Part 1: Teaching the “Common Core.” How are the standards changing what’s happening in the classroom?
This program is made possible by the following funders:
Grade Level Reading Fund of the Tides Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Tietz Family Foundation.
A class of 8th graders talks about their experience of taking a “Common Core” test and gives advice to 7th graders about what to expect.
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