Common Core News

The Common Core Standards have been developed by a National group and have been accepted by at least 46 states including the state of Missouri.  They will have implications for all educators in the future.  States will begin testing to the CCS in 2014.  How will you go about implementing them?

For a clear overview of what and why they are developed, ASCD has been producing “free” yes, free webinars for all to view.  Just click on the ASCD website and on the home page look at the webinar featured on the home page or the webinar link.  One that may be particularly helpful is Margaret Miller’s update at the ASCD legislative action conference from January 2012.

NCEA is working during the summer of 2012 to develop an integration of Catholic values with the Common Core State Standards.  As things develop on this front additional informtion and resources will be added.


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