Tag: arizona

EdReport Study Reaffirms Teachers Still Lack Proper Supports to Teach to the Common Core

An analysis by EdReports, which provides “consumer reports” on classroom materials, finds only one of five textbook series considered fully aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Three of the material sets (College Board, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Pearson) fell short of expectations to be considered in alignment. Another (Carnegie Learning) partially met expectations for...

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When Parents Learn More About Common Core Math, They Like What They See!

In an article appearing in the Arizona Republic last week, parents discussed their experiences helping their kids with math homework, and understanding the added expectations of and approaches to Common Core Math being used in Arizona classrooms. As the article explains, “Arizona’s previous standards emphasized memorizing formulas,” whereas the new Common Core Math standards “call for students to...

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