Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Exciting news. I am posting this information here because it is opening the door for guided inquiry. With the appropriate guidelines and instruction, students will be able to locate, validate, and process information on the topics they are studying. This has great potential! Enjoy! Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.

Data: Textbook sales are down under Common Core
Textbook sales in 2014 among some of the top publishers declined about 3% from 2009, according to a report from the Association of American Publishers. Potential reasons for the decline, according to this article, include schools choosing free, open-source materials for implementation of Common Core State Standards and some schools waiting for textbook editions updated for the standards. The Hechinger Report (3/31)

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