Opening the Common Core: How to Bring All Students to College and Career Readiness by Carol Corbett Burris, Delia T. Garrity (Paperback, 2012)
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- DescriptionThe Common Core opens the door to successDo you wish you could leverage the Common Core State Standards to equip all studentsut just high achieversuwith the higher level thinking skills they need? You can, and this book will show you how. The authors helped lead their districtuRockville Centre, in Long Island, New Yorkuin closing achievement gaps and increasing the number of students who completed four-year college programs. The results of their efforts show a remarkable increase in both excellence and equity in English language arts, math, and science. This book outlines the authors' research-based ACES framework for instructional improvement: Acceleration rather than remediationCritical thinking Equity in education for all studentsSupportEducators will find practical strategies that are applied and developed in model lessons linked to the CCSS and KSUS (Kwledge and Skills for University Success) standards. Understanding why we need to prepare all children to be college and career ready is easy. Making it happen is t. Learn from those who have succeeded, and your students will reap the rewards.
- Author BiographyCarol Corbett Burris has served as principal of South Side High School in New York's Rockville Centre School District since 2000. Prior to becoming a principal, she was a teacher at both the middle and high school level. She received her doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her dissertation, which studied her district's detracking reform in math, received the 2003 National Association of Secondary Schools' Principals Middle Level Dissertation of the Year Award. In 2010, she was named The New York State Outstanding Educator by School Administrators Association of New York State. She is the co-author, with Delia Garrity, of Detracking for Excellence and Equity. Articles that she has authored or co-authored have appeared in Educational Leadership, The Kappan, the American Educational Research Journal, The Teachers College Record, Theory into Practice, The School Administrator, the American School Board Journal and EdWeek. A chapter on closing the achievement gap, which she co-authored with Kevin Welner, appeared in Lessons in Integration: Realizing the Promise of Racial Diversity in America's Schools, a volume edited by the Harvard Civil Rights Project. Delia T. Garrity was a public school educator for 37 years, serving as a math teacher, teacher of the gifted, mathematics department chairperson, curriculum supervisor, assistant principal, and assistant superintendent. During her tenure as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in Rockville Centre School District, New York, she provided the leadership in opening academic doors to all students and designed a comprehensive professional learning model for teachers and administrators. As assistant principal of South Side Middle School in Rockville Centre, Delia facilitated the school's transformation from a tracked system to one that offers an honors curriculum in heterogeneous classes for all students. She received the New York State Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year Award in 1996. She has taught graduate courses on mathematics education at Long Island University and is a guest lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a national educational consultant and presenter who works with educators to create equitable heterogeneous classrooms where each student, including special education students, English language learners and gifted students; receives the same high quality, rich education. She coauthored Detracking for Excellence and Equity, with Carol C. Burris and authored or coauthored articles in American School Board Journal, The School Administrator, and The Arithmetic Teacher.
- Author(s)Carol Corbett Burris,Delia T. Garrity
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication08/05/2012
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCorwin Press Inc
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight408 g
- Width177 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine13 mm
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