Education Reform: Diving Into How Students Learn Best

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Education Reform: Diving Into How Students Learn Best

Education Reform: By Nancy Hoffman, Adria Steinberg, and Rebecca E. Wolfe; Published Online: July 31, 2012

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Education Reform: In a fortunate turn, advances in research and theory are emerging at a long-awaited moment in U.S. education: the agreement of 46 states and the District of Columbia to adopt the Common Core State Standards. The standards were developed with the recognition that global socioeconomic imperatives, combined with the dizzying pace of technological innovation, create new urgency for the development of engaging and challenging ways to educate our nation’s young people.

Clearly, getting the common-core content right and figuring out how students should demonstrate its mastery is a huge task, yet the conversation must simultaneously address how students are to develop the skills required to learn and to apply those lessons in life. The sine qua non is to adopt learning strategies that engage all students, including those who have been most underserved.

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