Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Three Threats to the Success of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in the American Classroom
Gary Christie

The author discusses three significant threats to the successful implementation of the Common Core for Mathematics: teachers’ lack of conceptual understanding of mathematics; teachers’ lack of pedagogical knowledge for creating and teaching inquiry-driven lessons, and; lack of class time to incorporate the pedagogical goals of the Common Core.

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