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ERIC Number: ED549979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Gearing up to Teach the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in the Rural Northeast Region. Stated Briefly. REL 2015-066
Kirk, Walters; Smith, Toni M.; Ford, Jennifer; Scheopner Torres, Aubrey
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands
This study describes key challenges and necessary supports related to implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) identified by rural math educators in the Northeast. The research team interviewed state and district math coordinators and surveyed teachers in Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, to assess their most pressing challenges and associated needs. Key challenges included time and support for teachers to change their instructional practices to meet the CCSSM, availability of high-quality instructional materials, and opportunities for collaboration. The report was produced in response to input from the Northeast Rural Districts Research Alliance (NRDRA), one of eight research alliances working with REL Northeast & Islands. This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report entitled "Gearing up to teach the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in rural Northeast Region schools," released on November 12, 2014. [For companion piece "Gearing up to teach the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in rural Northeast Region schools," see ED548005.]
Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands. Available from: Institute of Education Sciences. 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208. Tel: 800-872-5327; Web site: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands (ED); Education Development Center, Inc.; National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Maine; New Hampshire; New York; Vermont
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: ED-IES12-C-0009