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About the Presenter
John Kendall is Senior Director in Research at Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) in Denver, Colorado. Having joined McREL in 1988, Mr. Kendall conducts research and development activities related to academic standards. He directs a technical assistance unit that provides standards-related services to schools, districts, and states and to national and international organizations.
He is author of Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K–12 Education and author or coauthor of numerous reports and guides related to standards-based systems, including High School Standards and Expectations for College and the Workplace; Essential Knowledge: The Debate Over What American Students Should Know; and Finding the Time to Learn: A Guide.
Recorded November 8, 2011
Now that the Common Core State Standards are coming to just about every school, what every school leader needs is a straightforward explanation that lays out the benefits of the common core in plain English and gets everyone thinking about how to transition to this promising new paradigm.
In this webinar, John Kendall, author of Understanding Common Core State Standards, gave an overview of the new standards in English language arts/literacy and mathematics, highlighting their key aspects. He also suggested transition activities for teachers and districts to consider, including
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