Video: Text Complexity
This …15 minute video … features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 3 –Staircase of Complexity.
By unpacking Shift 3, the discussion addresses the benefits and challenges in shifting to a practice where all students are asked to encounter grade-level complex texts (engage NY).