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Some 4th Graders Embrace Switch To Common Core Standards

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Common Core State Standards have roiled state legislatures across the country and frustrated some parents. But what do kids think of them? We visit a school in California's Bay Area to find out.

Source: NPR

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Karen Bergey from PA

As a homeschooling mother of 2 (currently finishing teaching Algebra 1 to my 7th grader), I know what I think of the math concepts I've seen with common core. Though these ideas don't impact my children, I am concerned for children overall. What I really want to know is what veteran math teachers are saying about these things. Those who have taught for 20 years - what do you think? Children are malleable and willing to try anything presented by an enthusiastic adult. This story does nothing to present facts on whether these methods are beneficial for kids. What are the math minds saying? NOT the corporations selling the curriculum, please.

May. 27 2014 10:35 AM

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