Education Reform From the Teacher's Perspective

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Common Core may not be the best method of implementi­ng national standards, but in the work I have done correlatin­g these new standards to the current California standards, I have found that they are relatively well written and surprising­ly thorough. One thing I like about them is that they push literacy beyond the Language Arts classroom and into other subjects like Social Studies and Science.

CCS is not the end all be all, but I believe it is a great step forward!
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

Dr. James Norwood is a middle school teacher (English/Language Arts and Drama). He is very passionate about true education reform that reaches all students and all parents. Dr. Norwood possess a PhD in the area of curriculum and instruction and spends much of his time working with his school and district developing a more holistic approach to the curriculum. Contact me


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