Just what, exactly, does college and career-readiness mean? Acclaimed educator Dr. Karin Hess drew up a CCR framework to better define instructional goals, as well as the day-to-day work needed to prepare students for the future. This white paper will help you put pen to paper when it comes down to planning for student achievement—there’s even a worksheet to use with your PLC!
What You’ll Learn
Crucially, this college and career-readiness framework hinges on the need to re-envision our approach to teaching standards—not necessarily the standards themselves—in order to move from “teacher-directed learning to student-initiated and ‘owned’ learning,” a key evolution that paves the way for three crucial skill sets that support students’ ability to
- Tackle Cognitively Demanding Learning Tasks
- Develop Independence as Learners
- Initiate, Sustain, Extend and Deepen Learning
Download the White Paper
Share the article with your colleagues to jump-start your school’s conversation about CCR. You can work together and use the self-inventory to assess your own curriculum and instruction in light of the CCR framework. Get started today!