Inside the Case for Delaying Implementation of Common Core Standards

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, Cheryl Scott Williams, Kathleen Porter-Magee


Even supporters of Common Core State Standards are arguing for delaying implementation, while increasing the capacity for collaboration during the transition process. In this segment we examine the case for postponing implementation and discuss how a reasonable timetable might be determined. 

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS                                               

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @cscottwilliams @LearningFirst @kportermagee @bamradionetwork


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Five Ways to Leverage Technology to Meet the Common Core Standards

Vicki Davis with Ben Rimes


Our guest is passionate about education technology and joins us in this segment to share some of theways he'susing technology to meet the common core standards.

Follow: @techsavvyed @coolcatteacher @bamradionetwork

#edtechchat #edchat #edtech

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Balancing the Needs for Differentiated Instruction with the Demands of the Common Core

Brad Currie, Billy Krakower 


In this episode your hosts cover the highlights of the 2/22/14 #SatChat on differentiated instruction.  

Follow: @bcurrie5, @wkrakower @ScottRRocco

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New Common Core Study Suggests Success Requires Extra Time and Support

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, Jen Rinehart, Jennifer Davis


In this discussion we move beyond the focus on standards and testing to look at a new report's findings that both students and teachers need more time and support.

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @afterschool4all @jmrinehart @bamradionetwork

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Managing the Tension Between Mastery, Common Standards and Individualization

Nancy Blair, Steven Anderson, Kelly Tenkely


In this segment from the 11/26/13 #Edchat, we explore the concept of mastery and how it fits in an education system preoccupied with common standards.

Follow: @Blairteach, @web20classroom @ktenkley @bamradionetwork

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    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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    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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    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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