Category Archive: Common Core Standards

Stop Struggling!

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Math JumpStart camps begin in July!  Early registration deadline is Monday, Jun 3.   Reserve your spot NOW!  << More details >> For Students who have struggled with previous math classes, new class curriculum may prove to be more difficult.  Students entering 9th and 10th grade in 2013 will be under the new Common Core …

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How might the common core state standards help prepare students for college & career?

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Economists Frank Levy and Richard Murnane (2004)  found that technology has transformed the workplace thereby reducing the need for routine skills and greatly increasing the need problem-solving and communication skills.   Carnevale & Rose (2011) project that college-educated workers will earn twice as much as high school graduates by 2025. Yet a large number of …

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MORE Curriculum Changes!

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Cobb County’s proposed rigorous curriculum changes for math next year as well as Georgia’s move to Common Core Standards in 2012 will have a big impact on students. In addition to the 2008-2009 move to the GPS curriculum, Cobb County will alter the curriculum again for freshmen entering 9th grade beginning 2011-2012 school year.  This …

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