The Proficiency Scale Bank provides access to sample standards scales, scales based on the Common Core standards, and assessment items designed to assess each level of the scale. The scales in this database were developed by teachers, schools, and districts, as well as Marzano Research Laboratory.
Welcome to the Vermont Department of Libraries web site. The Department is part of the Agency of Administration and provides a variety of library and information services to state government, libraries statewide, the general public, and Vermonters with special needs.
What really is complex text and how will it help prepare my students for college and career? How will understanding text complexity help me select rich, worthy texts for instruction in my own classroom?
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This site contains hundreds of free text selections on a variety of topics. Texts are are organized by grade level and content area; each selection is accompanied by comprehension question sets. Paired text lesson options are also available.
This report will describe the CCSS initiative and its current status. It will discuss how the initiative came about, briefly describe the changes in instruction the CCSS call for, assess the current state of implementation, describe the views of supporters and critics, and discuss some of the keys to ensuring that the standards deliver on their promise.