Math = Love: Common Core - Come and Gone: My Experiences as a Classroom Teacher

With new educational standards comes new opportunities for teachers and districts to rethink their curriculum and instruction. Standards can drive change, and often that change isn't exactly specified by the standards themselves. In Oklahoma, the Common Core State Standards had incited change until they didn't, having been repealed by the state legislature. In this post, Sarah Hagan writes about this state of limbo, and her desire to improve with or without the CCSS, while observing the attitudes of some other teachers who never thought the CCSS were anything worth changing for to begin with.