Common Core setting a new education standard for Ohio

March 28, 2012

Place three rectangles of varying shapes and sizes in front of a group of third-graders.

In today’s classes, a teacher might ask what the length of one side is, or what the area is. In a year or two, however, the broader question might just be: “What size are these?”

Educators are being asked to teach differently, thanks to the new Common Core State Standards. This means the

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