Read the article Tying Together the Common Core of Standards, Instruction, and Assessments and California School Law, pp. 57-67. Post a journal entry, at least 5 paragraphs reflecting on the following:
- Describe an exemplary teacher you have encountered, and explain why this person is an effective instructor. How did this instructor address standards in his or her classroom?
- What has been the discussion around the common standards at your school/district?
- If you were the principal, how will you go about implementing and integrating the common standards into current practice?
- Describe an exemplary teacher leader or administrative leader in the area of curricular growth you have encountered, and explain why this person is an effective instructional leader.