Common Core: A view from Japan

Common Core: A view from Japan

Common Core is putting a ton of pressure on American educators to find new ways of upping test scores, and this has resulted in delegations visiting schools in Japan, a country which routinely ranks very high in math scores. Their methods are interesting, well-proven, and have an unexpected source.

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