Book Title: Making the Common Core Standards Work: Using Professional Development to Build World-Class Schools
Author: Robert J. Manley
Essential reading for school leaders!
Providing a blueprint for implementing and exceeding the new Common Core State Standards, this practical guide focuses on realistic strategies for lasting change within schools. The authors build an inspiring case for how individual schools can develop a world-class education system through targeted professional development. Topics include:
- Empowering teachers and staff as partners in implementing the new standards
- Adapting existing curriculum to meet grade-level goals for mathematics and language arts
- Designing assessments that measure mastery of the standards
- Ensuring that the standards benefit all students, including multicultural learners