Afternoon Announcements: What Does a Common Core Math Lesson Look Like in Practice?
February 19, 2014 04:13 pm
The newest issue of Straight A’s, the Alliance’s bi-weekly newsletter, includes articles on the President’s ConnectEd initiative, a roundup of State of the State addresses, and the FCC’s decision to double funding for the program that provides Internet in schools and libraries, among others. Straight A’s
In one New York classroom, students use laptops to sketch quadrilaterals as part of a Common Core math lesson. Chalk Beat NY
California is increasing the number of computers and the speed of Internet access in schools in an effort to be prepared for the roll out of new online assessments. The Sacramento Bee
New research finds that how much state governments spend per pupil and how they spend it does have a significant impact on student achievement. Education Week