Common Core Meets Aging Education Technology

The Common Core State Standards program represents a huge shift in what teachers teach and students learn in the K-12 grades. The standards, which are focused on college and career readiness, rely heavily on effective use of technology for instruction, collaborative learning, assessment and data analysis. However, as schools and districts across the United States begin to implement the standards — 45 states plus the District of Columbia, four territories and the Department of Defense Education Activity have adopted them – many are finding that there is a significant gap between the technology they need and the tech they actually have.

 

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