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Social studies and the common core

November 5, 2012

Some of us involved in inclusive schooling are nervous that new initiatives and programs will be excuses to exclude diverse learners. The literature on the Common Core, however, is really promising. There is a clear focus on raising expectations for learners and on differentiation. So that is the good news.

The bad news? This is all new and many of us are scrambling to figuring out how to teach the Common Core and integrate it into lessons. Enter Glenn at History Tech. In this recent post, he provides great tips, resources and guidelines for using the Common Core in the social studies classroom.

This is not the first time we have featured Glenn’s site. It is one of the very best out there for secondary ed teachers. Check it out today.

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