Common Core Offers World-Class Math in Maryland

Thursday, February 16, 2012Printer-friendly version reports that Worcester County Public Schools is currently phasing in the Common Core mathematics standards. In the classroom, students will begin to notice some key changes in mathematics instruction. "I know that the move to Common Core will better prepare my students as holistic learners and global thinkers," Stephen Decatur Middle School mathematics teacher Trevor Hill said. "Despite the inevitable growing pains for learners and teachers during the transition, in the end, students will be able to successfully apply their mathematics knowledge in many types of real-world problems."