The Best Of Our Knowledge #1226
The Common Core standards. That's really all you have to say to get an animated discussion going...and by that I mean an argument. Though the standards were adopted by almost all the states, there is now a good deal of push back against them.
Today on The Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll discuss the standards with a group of teachers from Florida, one of the states that is rethinking Common Core
We'll also find out how students can have their artwork featured on the most visible web page in the world, talk to the all time winner on Jeopardy about his new children's books, and spend an Academic Minute watching out for sharks!