Getting Ready for College, Careers, and the Common Core (Hardcover)
What Every Educator Needs to Know
Jossey-Bass, 9781118551141, 336pp.
Publication Date: October 7, 2013
Written for all educators but with an emphasis on those at thesecondary level, this important resource shows how to developprograms that truly prepare students for both the Common Coreassessments and for college and career readiness. Based on multipleresearch studies conducted by Conley as well as experience he hasgained from working with dozens of high schools that succeed with awide range of students, the book provides specific strategies forteaching the CCSS in ways that improve readiness for college andcareers for the full range of students.
- Draws from research-based models for creating programs for highschool students that will ensure readiness for tests and forcollege and beyond
- Includes strategies and practices for teachers to help studentsdevelop postsecondary preparedness
- Is the third in a series of books on readiness written by DavidConley, including College Knowledge and College andCareer Ready
Teachers can use this valuable resource to understand the "bigpicture" behind the Common Core State Standards, how to teach tothem in ways that prepare students for new, challenging assessmentsbeing implemented over the next few years and, more importantly, how to help all students be ready for learning beyond highschool.