Spotlight on the Common Core State Standards–What Do Teachers Need To Know?


October 2010


A teacher instructs a student in the classroom

What do teachers need to know about the Common Core State Standards? How will they affect teaching and assessing mathematics and English language arts? What are the benefits and what can teachers do now to prepare for implementation? These and other questions are answered in the October 2010 Spotlight on the Common Core State Standards—a series published by Education Northwest to keep regional stakeholders informed about this important initiative.