Review: Unpacking the Common Core ELA Standards


"Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement" is a teacher-friendly book that can help educators across the content areas "understand what the ELA standards really say and how to bring them to life in classes," says reviewer Julie DeMicco, a 7th and 8th grade reading teacher in West Des Moines, Iowa. The trio of authors, all leaders in the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, offer lots of practical help and point to resources where teachers will find more in-depth treatment of standards and recommended teaching practices. Read more.

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