Commom Core is Almost Here! Are you ready?
Teachers in Common Core adopting states were asked to rate their preparedness on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being "very prepared" and 1 "not at all prepared." When asked how prepared they were to teach the common core to their own students as a whole, 49 percent rated themselves a 1, 2, or 3.
More than two-thirds said they were not well enough prepared to teach the standards to English-language learners or students with disabilities. More than half said they were not yet ready to teach them to low-income students or those considered at risk of academic failure.
Yet-another recently released survey found teachers feeling confident about their readiness to teach the new standards. More than 60 percent of those teachers reported they're already using the common core "a great deal" in their teaching.