This just in from Edutopia on Common Core Standards and Resources:
July 11, 2012
Common Core Standards, Differentiated Instruction, and More
Common Core Resource Roundup
Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of dense information out there about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? You’re not alone. We’ve compiled some of the best resources to help you make sense of the initiative and join the conversation.
Persuasive Writing is a Key Focus in Common Core Standards
Blogger Heather Wolpert-Gawron on the benefits of having students go beyond “proving,” and instead focus on how evidence supports a strong argument.
How the Common Core Standards Tackle Problem Solving
Blogger Ben Johnson highlights how the standards help prepare students for the real world by encouraging critical thinking.