Kappan’s Common Core Writing Project is a forum for ideas about implementing the Common Core standards. We invite educators to share stories about what works (and what doesn’t) in realizing the best 21st-century education for all children.
By Holly Henderson Pinter, Temple A. Walkowiak, and Robert Q. Berry, III
Analyses of classroom practices reveal useful methods of engaging students in mathematics.
Teaching mathematics is […]
By Thomas M. Van Soelen
A team of kindergarten teachers in rural Georgia dig deeply into student work and standards to build a common understanding of […]
By Meg Gravil and Katherine Reynolds
Collaboration among formal and informal educators yields rich, standards-focused early learning.
Children’s experiences outside formal classroom settings significantly affect all their […]
By Ash Vasudeva and Amy Slamp
Common Core and Literacy Design Collaborative tools provide the foundation for strengthening teaching and learning.
With states and districts implementing new […]
By Saffron VanGalder
Disappointed with curricula and materials, a math teacher in rural, upstate New York keeps asking questions until she is part of the team […]
By Jon R. Star
The education world has a bent toward large-scale reform. But that almost never works the way it should. Perhaps it’s better to […]
By Kristina J. Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett, and Catherine M. Brighton
Early-grade teachers broadened their views of students’ skills, knowledge, and culture to improve their teaching […]