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Common Core Standards: Creating The Common Core State Standards

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The purpose of this literature review is to observe and study an assign case study on the “Issues of K-12” based on research. From research on the issues, Common Core State Standards and the stakeholders involve there are many questions that have occur such as are these standards developmentally appropriate enough for young learners? Would the standards also effect Head Start children? And with the new Common Core State standards what affect would it have on parents and families? As an Early Childhood educator I have seen a lot of parents lose interest in their child’s education because it was even too complicated for them to understand how children was learning through the standards. The changes of these new standards will highly affect the low income communities and the way children learn and think. Majority of this research…show more content…
According to the Common Core State Standard Initiative, “the Common Core State Standards should focus on improving the thinking, problem-solving, and critical skills of students that they will need to be effective in their lives. These standards are normally picked out by educational experts and teachers from across the country and are designed to ensure students are prepared for today’s entry-level careers, freshman-level college courses, and workforce training programs” (Common Core State Standards Initiative. (2014). As a parent it would be their task to find out as much as possible about the standards and how is it being implemented. A lot of parents may only know about classroom rules, test scores/grades, or their child’s extracurricular activities but no about CCSS and that these standards could possibly cause their child to fail. “An August 2013 PDK/Gallup poll found that just 45 percent of public school parents had heard of the Common Core” (Obrien, Anne. Edutopia.
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