Common Core ELA Standards in the Content Classrooms

Alexander J. Taylor, Alfred University

Description

Over the past year there has been a major shift in secondary education due to the implementation of the Common Core. This project focuses on the Common Core ELA standards and how they have changed the content area classrooms at the high school level. It examines how teaching strategies have changed in order to meet these standards. Additionally, it explores how NYS testing has changed in response to these new ELA standards. The data collected for this research includes interviews with teachers, classroom observations , examination of teaching strategies and materials, and a comparison of old vs. new state tests.

 
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Common Core ELA Standards in the Content Classrooms

Edwards 107

Over the past year there has been a major shift in secondary education due to the implementation of the Common Core. This project focuses on the Common Core ELA standards and how they have changed the content area classrooms at the high school level. It examines how teaching strategies have changed in order to meet these standards. Additionally, it explores how NYS testing has changed in response to these new ELA standards. The data collected for this research includes interviews with teachers, classroom observations , examination of teaching strategies and materials, and a comparison of old vs. new state tests.