President's Perspective

September 2014
California English;Sep2014, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of increasing her knowledge and understanding of the ELA Common Core Standards on the Instructional Shifts in Reading.


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