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3 math skills every student should have
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015 10:20 AM
The Common Core State Standards are shifting the way math is taught by emphasizing fluent knowledge and using problems with more complexity. In this way, the Standards are aiming for math education that's less about memorizing equations and more about using independent reasoning to solve complex issues. In fact, the Common Core defines mathematical standards that students at every grade level should be able to use to solve problems by themselves. Here are three of those standards that can help students build fluency and mathe... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
3 math skills every student should have
FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2015 10:20 AM
The Common Core State Standards are shifting the way math is taught by emphasizing fluent knowl ... READ MORE
Ideas for making math more fun
FRIDAY, APRIL 03, 2015 10:01 AM
Any parent or instructor knows that teaching math to children is a tough job. Not only can the ... READ MORE
Overcoming test fatigue
TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015 17:34 PM
Common Core State Standards tests occur in spring, and many students have midterm exams as well. Wha ... READ MORE
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Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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How standardized testing aligns with the Common Core
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 09:48 AM
The 2014-15 school year is the first time states that have opted into the Common Core State Sta ... READ MORE
New York releases 2014 standardized test results
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 11:36 AM
Students living in New York were required to take standardized exams that measured their knowle ... READ MORE
Common Core testing uses digital platform
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 10:08 AM
Education is quickly becoming a platform for new developments in technology, and never has that ... READ MORE
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