Can Kindergarten Standards Be Implemented in a Developmentally Appropriate Way?

Rae Pica with Randi Weingarten, Edward Miller, Lisa Guernsey

Do common core standards for kindergarten mean standardized testing for very young children? If not, how will the standards be measured? There are many questions around how this program will ultimately be implemented. In this segment our guests zoom in on the challenges, potential pitfalls, and possible ways to employ kindergarten standards in a developmentally appropriate way.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Randi Weingarten, is an American labor leader, attorney, and educator, is the current president of the American Federation of Teachers, a member of the AFL-CIO, and former president the United Federation of Teachers. Edward Miller, Senior Researcher for Alliance for Childhood; Lisa Guernsey is a mother and journalist who is curious about how new media and technology affect the developing mind. She is also author of Into the Minds of Babes.
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