The Ninja's Guide to the Common Core Standards
by Rich Clark, Kate Glass
Publisher: CoreStand 2013
Number of pages: 43
Take a deep dive into the essential themes of the CCSS, learn more about how the Standards have been adopted nationwide, and access new best practice lessons and units that are Core-aligned and demonstrate our signature C.O.R.E. classroom principles: Current, Obtainable, Rigorous, and Exemplar-based.
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