As the Common Core Standards go into practice across the country, many parents have questions about how they can help their child succeed in the new learning environment.
Parents in New Jersey are studying the Common Core Standards so they can help their children at home. Learning what is expected, what the different teaching methods will be, and how a parent can help a child excel should be easier with the national standards. Click here for the link to the article in Newsday.
So far, the Standards for elementary school are in math and language arts. You can find the complete list of standards at the Common Core State Standards Initiative page to find out what your child is expected to know at each grade level.
For the Education.com guide to the standards for parents, click here. This guide explains the standards, discusses how parents can help their child with learning, and gives concrete advice to parents.
Many other articles available online provide guidance and advice for parents negotiating the new standards. A quick online search should provide answers to most common questions.