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Teacher: One (maddening) day working with the Common Core

This was written by Jeremiah Chaffee, a high school English teacher in upstate New York for the last 13 years. It’s long but worth reading. By Jeremiah Chaffee The high school English department in which I work recently spent a day looking at what is called an “exemplar” from the new Common Core State Standards, and then working together to create our own lessons linked to that curriculum.
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A critique of Common Core math standards

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (last year)

I recently posted a piece on the future of high school math education and the Common Core State Standards on math, which was the work of a coalition of mathematicians, statisticians, teachers and curriculum developers, that elicited... Read Post

Where the Common Core State Standards fall short

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (3 years ago)

This was written by Jeffrey N. Golub, a teacher, author and consultant in Seattle. He was for 13 years an associate professor of English education at the University of South Florida and for 20 years a junior high and high school tea... Read Post

Common Core: Nobody said it was going to be easy

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (3 years ago)

I recently ran a post by a teacher, Jeremiah Chaffee, about one maddening experience he had working with a lesson connected to the Common Core State Standards. You can read his report here. Stephanie Day, director of teaching and le... Read Post

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