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How the Common Core focuses on the future
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 11:59 AM
College readiness refers to a student's ability to succeed at a collegiate level, a goal that requires them to have gathered a certain amount of information in high school. The ACT (a test for assessing college readiness) focuses on reading, English, math and science. A recent study conducted by ACT found that only 52 percent of kids are prepared for college in all subject areas.Unfortunately, this number isn't as high as colleges and high schools want it to be. That's where the Common Core State Standards come in. Th... READ MORE

Common Core State Standards News
How the Common Core focuses on the future
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 11:59 AM
College readiness refers to a student's ability to succeed at a collegiate level, a goal that re ... READ MORE
Getting students excited about STEM
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014 12:03 PM
The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have seen an increase in job demand over ... READ MORE
Poll shows the majority of Americans have a positive view of Common Core
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014 11:47 AM
The Common Core State Standards have been a hot topic in education over the past few years as more s ... READ MORE
Common Core teachers use museums as a resource
FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014 12:13 PM
The Common Core State Standards have emphasized the need to improve the teaching of science, technol ... READ MORE
The path to student engagement begins with teachers
THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014 12:50 PM
It's no secret that when students are engaged in their learning, they are more likely to succeed ... READ MORE
Close reading aims to improve students' comprehension ability
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 09, 2014 12:50 PM
The Common Core State Standards aim to help prepare kids for college and their future careers while ... READ MORE
Common Core myths debunked
TUESDAY, APRIL 08, 2014 12:09 PM
The Common Core State Standards have become an educational hot topic in the past few years. Unfortun ... READ MORE
Blending content and skills in Common Core
FRIDAY, APRIL 04, 2014 14:01 PM
The Common Core State Standards emphasize the acquisition of skills in a way other initiatives  ... READ MORE
Year three of Race to the Top shows continued progress
THURSDAY, APRIL 03, 2014 13:47 PM
Race to the Top is a government initiative that rewards schools that perform well academically and t ... READ MORE
How the Common Core teaches critical thinking
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 02, 2014 14:38 PM
Critical thinking skills are important in a number of situations, whether it's in the classroom ... READ MORE


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