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Debunking the myth that good teachers shouldn’t use curriculum aids
Debunking the myth that good teachers shouldn’t use curriculum aids

Expecting teachers to go it alone hurts school improvement. It’s time to reframe the debate The myth that good teachers have the Midas touch and therefore don’t need curriculum programs…


Common Core’s challenges and opportunities
Common Core’s challenges and opportunities

It is an exciting time in education. We have an opportunity to ensure that all students develop the skills and understanding necessary to succeed in a highly literate world. While…


FREE Common Core, digital resources

The Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) makes it easier to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations.


A key priority for ed-tech leaders: Meeting Common Core needs

In a recent survey, 83 percent of ed-tech leaders said preparing for Common Core assessments is among their top three priorities—and 62 percent fear they won’t have enough IT infrastructure…


Separating fact from fiction about the Common Core standards

Here is some information to help educators respond to frequently asked questions about the Common Core standards.


How to train students’ brains for the Common Core

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) ask students to perform with higher levels of cognition and application, and brain training and specific teaching methods can help students succeed with these…


How the Common Core standards are changing reading instruction

What will reading instruction look like under the Common Core State Standards? Much attention has been paid to the idea that the standards place more emphasis on reading informational texts,…


Common Core testing will require digital literacy skills

The shift toward online exams aligned with the Common Core standards will require much more preparation than making sure networks can handle the strain; students will need basic digital literacy…

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