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Transform your school using tested core curriculum practices Adopting the Common Core State Standards is the beginning of a long journey to equity and excellence for all students. This book guides leaders in successfully implementing the CCSS, which will ultimately result in continuous quality improvement in schools. The author addresses these key issues and more:Transitioning schools and districts to align with the CCSSCommunicating to teachers and parents regarding the CCSSDetermining which teaching and learning practices need to changeGarnering resources and support for reformsSeveral timesaving and supportive professional learning resources are provided, including guiding questions, an annotated bibliography, and a list of helpful references.

The Promises and Possibilities of Common Core State Standards
The promises and possibilities of common core state standards

If we cannot learn wisdom from experience, it is hard to say where it is to be found.

—George Washington

The 2011–2012 school year represents the formal launch of the Common Core State Standards initiative in many of the adopting states and territories. It is the source of much angst and hand-wringing but also of great anticipation and excitement to discuss what the educational fuss is all about. Not since 1983 and the release of A Nation at Risk have we had such powerful and passionate discussions about teaching and learning in America. I believe the reason for some of this emotional intensity in our conversations could be that we ...

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