Category Archives: Curriculum

Curriculum versus Common Core Standards: What’s the Difference?

Source:  January 2, 2014 A lot of the controversy over the Common Core State Standards revolves around local district control of curriculum and the learning expectations of Common Core. But curriculum and standards are two different things. Let’s clear up some of the confusion. The Missouri Learning Standards include the Common Core State Standards…
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Should Lutheran Schools Consider Adopting the Common Core State Standards?

Source:  LCMS School Ministry, June 21, 2013 Background 1. Lutheran schools have a rich heritage and long standing commitment to academic excellence that is rooted in the Christ-centered mission that flows from the Lutheran Confessions. The Common Core State Standards may serve as a tool that enhances curriculum development. They could provide additional guidelines upon…
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