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Ramp up your effort to implement the Common Core State Standards in both math and English language arts in grades 3–5. This Quick-Start Guide explains how the standards lay the foundation for successful schooling and provide a bridge from foundational concepts taught in elementary school to the more complex studies students will undertake in middle school. Circulating copies of the guide among all staff members will ensure they have the information they need to
(ASCD book copublished with McREL, 2013) 7" x 9", 260 pages.
Book Review for Common Core Standards for Elementary Grades 3-5 Math and English Language Arts
“A must purchase for your harried teachers.”
—Hilda WeisburgReprinted with permission from School Librarian’s Workshop (August/September 2013)
This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.
The pressure is on. Principals, expected to improve math performance at their schools, often don’t know where to begin—as they may be uncomfortable with math themselves or believe that their schools are already doing all that they can. How can K–12 school leaders recognize and ensure that their school or district is supporting good math instruction? Drawing on their vast experience working with administrators, Small and Duff answer that and other questions and provide practical advice and helpful tools for improving math instruction.