Common Core Standards Information from Edutopia

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.

Find more information at Edutopia:  http://www.edutopia.org/

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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