How to boost math skills in the early grades
The Hechinger Report
JULY 8, 2018
Although Illinois adopted Common Core standards in 2010, Berwyn North, a kindergarten through eighth-grade district with 3,084 students , had not yet incorporated the standards when Ayala and her new assistant superintendent, Amy Zaher, were hired in 2012. Related: Eight ways to introduce kids to STEM at an early age. That push for a common, connected curriculum also includes what happens before, and during, kindergarten.