Secretary Holcombe spoke at the Vermont Curriculum Leaders Association meeting in September 2014. She encouraged educators to continue doing what they do well, but also to take risks and try out new ideas in order improve learning opportunities for Vermont students.
Vermont Educators Talk About the Common Core
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) set high expectations for students across the country. What does this look like in our Vermont classrooms? Listen as educators describe changes in classroom practice that are helping students to reach these new expectations.
VPR: Welcome to the Common Core
Pat Fitzsimmons, VT AOE Common Core Implementation Coordinator, talks to Nina Keck (VPR) about the new standards mean for Vermont’s educators.