Gaining a Better Understanding of the New State Standards
Transitions are challenging. These resources below will help provide a clearer picture and better understanding of Common Core, how to teach the new standards to your students, and why most of the states in the United States are utilizing these awesome new standards.
Jo Boaler and YouCubed Resources
Jo Boaler is a professor at Stanford University and a world-renowned enthusiast for the teaching of mathematics. She offers a free online course for students on how to learn math, how to get rid of some incorrect beliefs about math, and how to find success along a math journey. Watch the clip of an interview she participated in below and explore her free student courses and other parent resources by clicking on the orange buttons below.
Change is hard at first, messy in the middle, and gorgeous at the end." - Robin Sharma
Why Common Core?
Click on the image above to explore this excellent website that breaks down everything you need to know (and more!) about Common Core. If you have additional questions, please contact your child's teacher and they will be happy to help you!