The 5 Rs of Implementing the Common Core State Standards by Margot Carmichael Lester

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) provide consistent education standards across 40-plus states and the District of Columbia, but they’re causing heartburn for some teachers who struggle with implementation. We asked experienced educators for their suggestions on creating effective lessons that support the Common Core. 

1.  Re-engineer Lesson Planning

2.  Rely on Resources

3.  Reflect and Project

4.  Retool Test Prep

5.  Request Help