Common Core Helps Teachers Prioritize

Friday, November 16, 2012Printer-friendly version

In Education Week Colorado, Denver South High School math teacher Megan Lawson notes that the Common Core State Standards can help teachers focus on strategies that work. She writes, "The Commn Core State Standards have helped us to clarify and define what needs to be taught within each content area. In theory, a student in Colorado and a student in Alabama who are both being taught in a Common Core classroom should be acquiring the same knowledge and skills.