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Common Core: The Big Difference Between Standards and Curriculum

Darren Burris and Steven Weber with Janet Hale

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Our guest draws a sharp and important distinction between standards and curriculum. 

Discuss: #commoncore  #CCSS

Follow: @janet_hale  Eduflack @dgburris cscottwilliamscurriculumblog@bamradionetwork
 
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Janet Hale

Common Core Standards: Is Anyone Getting It Right?

Patrick Riccards and Cheryl Scott-Williams with Terry Holliday 

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Crictics of Common Core argue that  implementation of the standards  is a big part of the problem.  In this episode, we look as a state that seems to have figured out how to make the standards work.

Discuss: #commoncore #CCSS

Follow:  @Eduflack  @learningfirst @cscottwilliams @curriculumblog @kycommissioner @bamradionetwork
 
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Spotlight on North Carolina's Implementation of Common Core Standards

Steven Weber,  Darren Burris, with June Atkinson  

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In this episode, we check up on the progress of Common Core  implementation in the state of North Carolina.

Discuss: #commoncore #CCSS

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris@DrJuneAtkinson @curriculumblog @bamradionetwork
 
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Eric Luedtke  @EricLuedtke

Encouraging High Level Mathematical Discussion Among Students

Steven Weber,  Darren Burris, with Farida Mama 

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Our guest has moved away from teaching rote mathematical processes and toward high-level discussion. In the segment, she shares her process.

Discuss: #commoncore  #CCSS

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @curriculumblog @bamradionetwork
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Eric Luedtke  @EricLuedtke

Debunking the Myths on the Path to Successful Common Core Implementation

Patrick Riccards, Cheryl Williams and Eric Luedtke  

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Our guest is uniquely positioned to both understand Common Core State Standards and to correct misconceptions about the initiative.   He joins us to help clarify some of the popular, but inaccurate beliefs about the program.

Discuss: #commoncore  #CCSS

Follow: @Eduflack @EricLuedtke  @bamradionetwork

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Eric Luedtke  @EricLuedtke

EDWORDS: Latest Common Core Standards Blog Posts

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    How To Improve Student Reading

    Recently on multiple platforms, Robert Pondiscio talked about reading on his way to standing up for Secretary of Education John King. We disagree ab ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Thursday, 05 May 2016
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    Teaching Common Core By Teaching Environmental Science

    April 22nd is Earth Day. I’ll be spending it in my daughter’s elementary school, helping to coordinate an all-day “Science Day” for a building full ...

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    by Patrick Riccards @Eduflack
    Thursday, 21 April 2016
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    Common Core and Content Can Get Along

    Not a day can go by without someone criticizing the Common Core State Standards or blaming the Common Core for all that ails our public education sy ...

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    by Patrick Riccards @Eduflack
    Tuesday, 09 February 2016
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    Curriculum Mapping, 5 Ideas

    Last week I had the opportunity to attend two days of Curriculum Mapping Boot Camp with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Dr. Marie Alcock in New York City ...

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    by Ross Cooper | @RossCoops31
    Sunday, 27 December 2015
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    Is the Historian's Craft Still Worth Teaching?

    Technology has fundamentally changed how stories are told and information is conveyed. Today, the most engaging content includes not just writing, b ...

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    by David Cutler @spinedu
    Friday, 11 December 2015
  • Where Do the Arts Belong?

    Last week, I had an interesting conversation with one of my sons’ teachers. He has a classroom teacher who delivers the “core” subjects (not my favori ...

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    by Emily Caruso Parnell | @teachontheverge
    Friday, 20 November 2015
  • If It's Not Broken, Don't Fix It!

    They say that necessity creates ingenuity.  There's truth in that.  I was terribly bored when the whole idea of teaching the curriculum thro ...

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    by Sharon Skretting | @SharonSkretting
    Saturday, 28 February 2015
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