Common Core Video Clip

I found a short video that explains how the Common Core came about. It is very informative!

Source: From Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success, 2011, Hunt Institute.

I think it is good that our nation has come to a common agreement of standards to teach. The highest performing countries across the world have common teaching standards. I don’t think that change will happen over night, but in the long run, I can see our nation moving back towards the top, as a result. What are your thoughts? Opinions? If you are amongst the majority of the states (44 as of 12/8/2012) that have adopted these standards…how has it affected your teaching or classroom?

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