Judson Odell discusses the unique place of argumentation in the Common Core State Standards, the demand for critical thinking in our world, and the challenges that accompany implementing rigorous curriculum.
Advancing Student Knowledge With The CCSS Through Close Reading And Volumes Of Reading - David Liben
David Liben, one of the lead authors of the Common Core State Standards Appendix A, discusses ways in which new standards are succeeding in advancing knowledge, changes in students’ comprehension of pivotal moments in a text, and several different programs offering alternatives to current trends in curricula.
Judson Odell, CEO of Odell Education, and Diana Leddy, Co-founder of the Vermont Writing Collaborative, explore the role of research from Kindergarten through grade 12 and the skills students build and take away through the inquiry process.
Lindsay Tomlinson and Chris Hayes, veteran educators in Nevada Schools, discuss the impact of the Common Core State Standards on administrative and instructional decisions, the progressive role the standards have played in elevating teacher expectations, and more.