Pictures: Teaching The Common Core Curriculum
The new Common Core State Standards — a set of academic goals that were developed by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers — are driving the changes. Along with 44 other states, Connecticut adopted those standards after they were issued in 2010.
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Common Core Curriculum
A second grade student in teacher Suzie DeFelice's class completed a work sheet where he had to explain how he arrived at his answer. DeFelice is surprised by her students' ability to grasp complicated concepts under the new "Common Core" curriculum now required by the state.