Expert Perspectives

September 25, 2015
As educators, we’re constantly working to help students develop a lifelong love of learning, by building the skills and character to embrace self-initiative, responsibility, and problem solving that...
December 01, 2016
According to the 2014 California Language Census, 1,392,363 English Language Learners constitute 22.3 percent of the student population in the state.
January 31, 2016
One of the earliest promises of the Common Core State Standards Initiative was the possibility of greater integration of concepts and skills across subject areas.
October 16, 2015
Timothy Shanahan takes on another common misconception about the Common Core State Standards for English Languge Arts/Literacy.
August 07, 2015
Standards alone aren't enough to create a satisfying, well-balanced curriculum.
May 28, 2015
Glenn Kleiman of the Friday Institute provides and introduction and overview of their online professional development courses, MOOC-Eds.
March 19, 2015
Guest blogger Tim Shanahan returns with the second part of his series on myths and facts surrounding the Common Core literacy standards.
January 08, 2015
In the past few weeks, I’ve spoken to legislators, parents, teachers, and newspaper and radio reporters and they have asked lots of questions and vented a lot of frustration about the Common Core...