August 20, 2012
It’s not a secret that making the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) come to life in classrooms will be challenging. With so many moving pieces, it’s critical that accurate information is provided to educators, parents and others to ensure successful implementation of the CCSS. The Teaching Channel recently released a fully-detailed white paper by Sarah Brown Wessling, 2010 National Teacher of the Year, which succinctly breaks down the goals, concepts, and flexibility that teachers and districts have in aligning their work to the Common Core State Standards. This first-hand account offers great “ah-ha” moments and real-life examples that everyone can look to when learning and educating others about the Common Core.
View the article here.