Common Core Standards : A Standard Or A Type Of Curriculum?

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What is Common Core? Is it a standard or a type of Curriculum? According to, common core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade. The standards were created to ensure that all students graduate from high school with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in college, career, and life, regardless of where they live (CCSSO and NGA Center, 2017).
Common Core standards were created to replace state positioned standards that were previously in place. The idea behind common core is to have every state follow the same set of standards. This way, if a child is
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In education, change is frequent in order to keep up with the demands of the changing world. Implementing common core standards is looked at as a way to create change in the education system and benefit all parties involved. Has common core really been a benefit to all parties involved? Have teachers been given the correct training in order to teach at a common core standard?
Following the new standard, many teachers are required to make significant changes in their instructional practices. As a result, high-quality training and extensive professional development are often cited as a critical factor for supporting meaningful integration of the Common Core into the day-to-day operation the classroom. (Burks, et al.) The EPE research Center conducted a survey of 599 teachers in states that have currently adopted the new Common Core practices. The findings of this survey showed that teachers were hopeful that common core would help them become better teachers compared to their knowledge of the state’s previous standards. The following statement proves to me that this study shows ambiguous statistics. Many teachers only received four days of training for the new common core standards and the sessions were performed by staff at their very own school.
How exactly does four days and information taught by peers prepare teachers to understand and teach an entirely new process in
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