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Retraining the Parents

As the Common Core reshapes how mathematics is taught, reports the Washington Post, educators find themselves teaching parents as well as students.

Many parents want to help their kids with homework, but are mystified by the Common Core's unfamiliar approach, even to elementary school material.

The Post quotes Jennifer Patanella, an instructional coach with the Rochester public schools: “The kids who come to us are a clean slate. It’s the adults who have to be retrained.”

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Start Date: 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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