Common Core Training May Be Using Ineffective Techniques To Train Teachers


The Hechinger Report (10/1, Neason) reports that Common Core training sessions for teachers reflect everything that the standards are supposed to get away from in that they consist of one-day info sessions and workshops that use traditional instructor-led techniques. This format has critics wondering if teachers can really be prepared to teach a brand new set of formats using a new teaching style when the track record of that kind of instruction is poor at showing progress. The article highlights several effective workshops and instructional techniques being used throughout the country.