TITLE

Mining the Potential in Your State Standards

AUTHOR(S)
Breault, Rick
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
State and national standards, taken as is, can limit the potential of the curriculum and skilled teachers. The ideas presented here suggest ways in which we might better scrutinize standards for their potential richness and limitations in order to enrich our instruction.
ACCESSION #
94086895

 

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