By now, you’ve heard a lot about a new set of standards that California and other states will adopt in schools in the Fall. They’re called the Common Core, and we first introduced them to you in a January 2014 blog post. We’ll provide much more information about the Common Core in the months ahead. In the meantime, here are answers to questions you might have. And there’s also a three-minute video with a good summary of what to expect.
You’re going to hear a lot about the Common Core from us in the coming weeks. For more of the basics, check out this resource guide provided by an organization called Edutopia. And if you would like more specific information or you want to have your child assessed for the Miracle Math Coaching programs (which…
If you’re reading about the Common Core, you know that there are pros and cons (we’ll provide more details in coming blog entries). But Californians are definitely on the pro side. And if you want your child assessed for Miracle Math Coaching programs that are aligned with the Common Core, contact us by filling out…
We’ve been singing the praises of the Common Core, but there are other voices out there, too. In the interest of fairness, this article tells both sides of the story. And as a reminder: to learn how your child can take advantage of Common Core-inspired coaching at Miracle Math, visit us here.
It all boils down to the way students learn to solve problems. We know all California schools will implement the Common Core when school starts. But what exactly does that mean for what your students on learning? Here’s a taste. The charts show math questions from the past compared to their equivalent Common Core questions….
Here’s an easy-to-read piece outlining the basics of the Common Core, from yet another perspective. And check out Miracle Math’s Summer Camps to give your students a headstart on the Common Core.