Global education and textbook company Pearson previewed its new line of instructional products for K-5 classrooms developed with Montgomery County Public Schools at conference in Florida on Wednesday.Read the entire article at The Washington Post.
The material and curriculum called “Pearson Forward” has been designed to meet the more challenging demands of new education standards that least 45 states have adopted in an attempt to make U.S. students more competitive than international peers. It will be marketed with the Montgomery County Public Schools brand and sold nationally.
“Forward integrates instruction across reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies, focusing on the rigors of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), with a strong emphasis on critical thinking, creativity and academic success skills,” according to Pearson’s news release.
The news release also features Erick Lang, Montgomery County Public Schools associate superintendent for curriculum and instructional programs: “The integrated curriculum renews focus on the whole child and nurtures skills that build confidence and success.”...