Spotlight on Common Core Strategies for Teachers

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Common Core Strategies for Teachers


The Education Week Spotlight on Common Core Strategies for Teachers is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Developing best practices for common core implementation
  • Deepening assessments to create “teacher-researchers” in the classroom
  • Using teacher collaboration to support the needs of special education and ESL students
  • Focusing on oral communication to boost speaking and listening skills in students

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Aaron Grossman steered Washoe County's efforts to implement curriculum standards by eschewing commercial interpretations of the standards and enlisting teachers to figure out what works for them.
March 5, 2014 – Education Week

As teachers transition to common standards, experts say they may need to take on more of a "teacher- researcher" role in the classroom.
March 5, 2014 – Teacher

In some schools, the new standards are leading to a closer collaboration between content-area teachers and those who serve students with special needs.
October 30, 2013 – Education Week

A teacher offers six suggestions for giving students purposeful practice in oral communication, a focus of the common standards.
June 25, 2013 – Teacher

It's time for common-core critics to focus on improving the standards, says Joanne Yatvin, a frequent critic herself.
September 25, 2013 – Education Week

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