Why some Iowa educators say common core is a good change

08/4/2013 | Omaha World-Herald (Neb.)

Common Core State Standards bring consistency to teaching math and language arts, said Kim Jones, curriculum and instruction coordinator for Lewis Central Community Schools in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Jones said the standards' emphasis on conceptual learning is a welcome shift from rote memorization. Ann Mausbach, director of curriculum and instruction in the Council Bluffs Community Schools, said the standards are helping to focus educators on what concepts to teach in the classroom. "It's no more regurgitation, and that's a good thing," she added.

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