Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Where Does Explicit Direct Instruction Come in? (Feel free to comment!)

Here is an excellent to the point article on New Common Core and the type of instruction called for:

Can Student-Driven Learning Happen Under Common Core?

Posted by Ryan Schaaf on 

“Marsha Ratzel, board-certified teacher and author, makes clear connections that the Common Core State Standards openly promote student-driven learning. The standards also promote collaboration fluency in numerous areas. I am especially happy with how the CCSS brings listening and speaking back to prominence. They provide the opportunity to try new approaches, use new tools, and help your students create, create, create!”

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