Sunday, April 20, 2014

Here's a great article on the impact of the CCSS in one school. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief


How common core is changing writing in one La. school

Educators at a school in Louisiana say the implementation of the Common Core State Standards has enhanced their school's focus on writing -- not only in English, but across the curriculum, with a focus on narrative, opinion and informational writing. For example, younger students are learning to cite more evidence in their writing. "It's so much more in depth," teacher Denise Cooper said. "Now we are training them at (age) nine to write a claim and back it up with evidence."
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