Our fourth show dealt with common core standards. To start the episode, we broke down common core standards by explaining the rationale behind them and how they work. Secondly, we each discussed the upsides and the downside of common core standards. Lastly, we also shared how excited each of us are for common core standards and how we believe that we can impact education.
Here are some links to the articles that we discussed in this episode:
- Common Core Standards Initiative
- CPS Common Core: National Curriculum Standards Prove Challenging To Meet At Chicago Pilot Schools
- Common Core standards drive wedge in education circles