Baker, Libby; Cooperman, Naomi; Storandt, Barbara
August 2013
Journal of Staff Development;Aug2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p46
The article discusses the essential teaching process in the areas of reading, writing, and rubrics with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. The educational standards have raised expectations on the ability and expertise of teachers in imparting a depth of knowledge to their students to achieve learning. The Common Core Standards provides a quality curriculum and teaching into effective reading and writing based on meaningful assessment.


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