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ERIC Number: EJ920074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Reach Teachers Now to Ensure Common Core Success
Lee, James O.
Phi Delta Kappan, v92 n6 p42-44 Mar 2011
The Common Core of Standards project has strong national support, but it will not succeed if it doesn't involve teachers in grassroots development activities. The initiative should involve local consortia of schools in working with the new standards, assessments, and support tools. Local teachers would design teaching units and then share these units with other schools. In this way, local capacity will grow and teacher excitement for the project will increase.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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