As an open, cloud-based curriculum, what's different about LearnZillion? The teacher created curriculum is open and online with assessment and professional learning experiences created to support it. With the central premise being that core curriculum is driven by teachers.
By: Mark Ellis. Author of Curriculum Associates Ready Mathematics program shares insight into common core math standards and how to better reach and teach kids to help them overcome tough standards.
A 2010 study of three elementary students found that, “Although each had robust knowledge of instructional strategies for teaching NOS, teachers lacked the requisite knowledge of assessment that would provide a feedback loop to support continued development of their knowledge of learners and lead to improvement in their teaching of NOS” (Hanuscin and Lee 2010).
OpenEd launched in June with a giant collection of free resources. "With the Language Arts standards its critical to have a volume of resources to choose from," said Blum, "So OpenEd's approach of aggregating ALL Internet accessible resources with deep metadata is what is really critical to having good sources for content.