Friday, January 10, 2014

What is College and Career Readiness?

Is it teaching real world math?  Is it working collaboratively?  Is it using a computer or tablet for more than just social networking?  The following piece draws parallels between the common core state standards and the practical book by Bill Coplin, 10 Things Employers Want You to Learn in College.  Read the article below if you truly want to know where these two worlds collide.

12 Skills the Common Core and Employers Want

Did you know that the General Education Development (GED) test is being replaced?  Massachusetts adults without a high school diploma are being asked to take a new test: the HiSET.  The HiSET exam will slowly introduce the national career and college readiness standards.  If you want to learn more about the HiSET, check out this local article.

State Chooses New High School Equivalency Test

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