Florida

Monroe Middle School science teacher Andrea Groves works with a student on a project. Common Core State Standards encourage more reading and writing in classes like science, social studies and physical education.

In Florida, Common Core transforms science, social studies and even gym

StateImpact Florida It makes sense that Florida’s new K-12 math and language arts standards based on Common Core will mean changes for those classes. But science, social studies –…

Tips for Florida teachers: Don’t mess up in front of the boss

School teacher Lynn Bryan teaches language arts at Ponce de Leon Middle School. At an annual training over the summer, Hialeah Senior High School writing teacher Kathy…

Complex new Florida teacher evaluations tied to student test scores

Orlando Sarduy is a math teacher at Coral Reef Senior High. He can understand the basics of the new, complex equation that will grade him and thousands of…