Mayor Kevin Johnson sits down with Tom to talk Common Core, his leadership with the United States Conference of Mayors, and his mission to make Sacramento “a city that works for everyone.”
As more students are heading towards a workforce that demands a post-secondary degree, a growing number of our young people need to know how to write effectively and experience success in writing. College graduates will be required to be writers and analytical thinkers, which is why the new CCSS have a focus on the increased importance of writing.
Though hearts are still breaking over the USA’s loss to Belgium in the World Cup game yesterday, we’re here to boost you back up with the latest in EdTech news. This week we’re focusing on exciting announcements from our time spent this week at ISTE and National Charter Schools Conference. Happy 4th Ya’ll!
As the soccer world is facing the elimination rounds, we thought we'd offer our advice on which EdTech stories made the cut this week. Much like Costa Rica, some of these stories we didn’t see coming but are strong contenders for top story of the week.
This week has been all about connectivity. As students head home for the summer and teachers plan for the next school year, the education world is preparing to find new ways to keep us all connected. For more on what connectivity matters check out this blog and see the top stories of the week.
Developed by teachers in a process initiated by governors and state education leaders across the nation, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) set a high bar for defining what students should know and be able to do in Mathematics and Language Arts.