Teachers prepare for deeper learning under common core

10/25/2013 | Stratford Star (Conn.)

As Connecticut schools transition to the Common Core State Standards, educators say students should expect a fundamental shift to deeper learning and independent thinking. For instance, educators say that instead of determining what happened in a text, such as Arthur Miller's play, "The Crucible," the goal will be to determine what the text is about. In secondary-school English classes, for example, the transition will include analyzing and comparing works.

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