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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This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in discussions about American schooling.
by Alise Lamoreaux - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
The topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking, etc.
Useful guide for both students and teachers to the problem of how to impart learning. Theories: behavioralist, constructivist, post-modern, adult learning; Organizational learning: contributions by discipline, triggers, influencing factors, etc.