School Matters video blogger Kate Cohen discusses the implications of common core state standards for students of color. Are state standards harming or improving the scores of low performing students? Watch the video and learn more!
Common Core Standards
Video blogger Kate Cohen shares some of her favorite online resources to help understand and implement common core standards in the classroom. She actually shows us practical methods of utilizing common core state standards as well as ELA standards.
So here we go again. Once more we are presented with yet another savior, the answer to all that ails the educational system in the United States: curriculum standards, or to be more exact the new Common Core Standards.
Well, you ask, haven’t we been down this road before? This stuff sounds so familiar. Don’t individual states already have quite extensive and detailed educational standards that guide student learning and enhance achievement. What has changed?