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Common Sense for the Common Core

Common Sense for the Common Core

' Scholastic has launched a new website, “Common Sense for the Common Core,” that aims to help teachers, school leaders, and parents understand the standards, and provides instructional programs to implement them. Built in consultation with Common Core experts, the website answers questions about the standards and points parents and teachers toward resources to help them understand what is changing and what is not. “Common Sense for the Common Core” includes: • Answers to frequently asked questions, including “Do we need to use the exemplar texts cited in the Common Core State Standards?” and “How do we evaluate the complexity of the texts we select?” • Sortable lists of literature and nonfiction books for grades K-12, curated by librarians and reading experts, to help teachers go beyond... Show More


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