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Under the CCSS, building students' technological skills is a necessity

Under the CCSS, building students' technological skills is a necessity | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
Students who get excited when they are told to put down their pencils and instead sit in front of a computer have much to look forward to as their schools implement the Common Core State Standards CCSS .
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Seven Keys to More Effectively Leading Teams

Seven Keys to More Effectively Leading Teams | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

Want to lead teams more effectively and confidently? Start with these tips.


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The Uncommon Corps

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An amazing group of "Champions of Nonfiction Literature" blogging about nonfiction, Common Core, reading, etc.  


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Common Core State Standards and the School Librarian « Hack ...

Common Core State Standards and the School Librarian « Hack ... | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
A major focus of one of my School Media Studies classes this semester has been how the implementation of the Common Core State Standards will affect the role of the school librarian. As one of my classmates aptly pointed ...
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Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different? - MindShift (blog)

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Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different?
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5 Leadership Approaches for Knowing, Being and Doing

5 Leadership Approaches for Knowing, Being and Doing | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
RT @RealMarkSpencer: 5 Leadership Approaches for Knowing, Being and Doing http://t.co/SY8icOJJ via @zite...

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Smarter Balanced Releases Sample Assessment Items and Performance Tasks | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Smarter Balanced Releases Sample Assessment Items and Performance Tasks | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
SBAC releases sample items http://t.co/1wxp8FIy...
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Transform Education: Smarter Balance Test Items

“The Smarter Balanced assessment system uses performance tasks to measure skills valued by higher education and the workplace—critical thinking, problem solving, and communication—that are not adequately assessed ...
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Keyboarding Skills and the Common Core | Teaching the Core

Keyboarding Skills and the Common Core | Teaching the Core | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

"Did you know that anchor standard W.CCR.6 contains keyboarding expectations for grades 3-6? Here, I discuss what those expectations might mean for you. "

 

We'd better start teaching keyboarding now, before these students face online assessments!


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Getting Ready for Online Assessment - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - CCSS, common core, DigLN, EdTech, RTT

Getting Ready for Online Assessment - Getting Smart by Tom Vander Ark - CCSS, common core, DigLN, EdTech, RTT | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium released about 50 representative items and tasks today in an effort to showcase the variety of items being developed and to assist teachers to begin to plan for the shifts in instruction required by the...
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Don't Evaluate Teachers, Coach Them

Don't Evaluate Teachers, Coach Them | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
David Ginsburg helps schools improve teaching and learning. Learn more about David's work, and connect with him through email and LinkedIn.
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Common Core SS

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Kid friendly Common Core State Standards K-5!
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Common Core Assessments Questions and Answers | Compass ...

Common Core Assessments Questions and Answers | Compass ... | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
We do know a good bit about the Common Core State Standards though, and one of the goals of the Common Core State Standards is for students to think more deeply than was perhaps previously expected. The Common ...
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Recognizing Progress in Implementing the Common Core State Standards | Common Core Online

Recognizing Progress in Implementing the Common Core State Standards | Common Core Online | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards represent remarkable consensus among state leaders and the professional education community. Stakeholders from K-12 schools and districts, state education departments, institutions of ...
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Common Core Practice - NYTimes.com

Common Core Practice - NYTimes.com | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

Each Friday we post three Common Core-aligned reading and writing tasks inspired by New York Times reporting and opinion pieces, and classroom-designed and tested by teachers Sarah Gross and Jonathan Olsen and their ninth grade humanities students.


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Language Magazine » Cutting to the Common Core: Disrupting Discourse

Language Magazine » Cutting to the Common Core: Disrupting Discourse | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

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ARTICLES: Developing a Growth Mindset - How individuals and organizations benefit from it

ARTICLES: Developing a Growth Mindset - How individuals and organizations benefit from it | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

1.Information about the growth mindset: by means of presentation, an article, and a video an explanation is given about how people are capable of learning. The video shows how new connections are formed in the brain during learning.


2. Let participants explain the importance: the participants are asked to mention at least 3 reasons why it is important for people to recognize that they can develop their capabilities.

 

3.Identify and analyze own growth experience: the participants are asked to describe how they have managed to become better in something which they used to be not so good at.


4.Explain to someone else: the participants are asked to explain to a hypothetical other person how s/he can develop his/her capabilities.


5.Learning from someone else’s growth


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7 Easy Ways to Boost Your Motivation

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Motivation is a powerful force, one that helps us make new commitments and carry them through. Like any emotion, though, motivation comes and goes.  You’ll have days when you wake up ready to leap into action – and days when you just want to hit snooze and curl up under the duvet.

 

Here are seven ways to boost your motivation – try at least one today.


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How to Get People to Change

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Authors Chip Heath and Dan Heath discuss their new book on change management.

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Education: 5 things school teachers want parents to know - ABC Action News

Education: 5 things school teachers want parents to know - ABC Action News | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
ABC Action NewsEducation: 5 things school teachers want parents to knowABC Action NewsForty-five states have adopted The Common Core State Standards. As a result, Bell says that teachers aren't always responsible for the pace or the material.
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Common Core Standards: What’s the difference between persuasive and argument writing?

Common Core Standards: What’s the difference between persuasive and argument writing? | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

Teaching Argumentative Writing

 

Argument writing is one of three types of writing stressed in the Common Core Standards for English, history, and science/technical studies.


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Universal Design for Learning and General Educators

Universal Design for Learning and General Educators | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
General Educators Trained in Universal Design for Learning

 

Most general educators will be prepared in the Common Core Standards and the general curriculum, but most will NOT be prepared in making the necessary accommodations and modifications to provide access to students with special needs. Universal Design for Learning is a powerful framework to increase accessibility and engagement that special educators are rallying around. General educators will need to be trained in the fundamentals of UDL and use of accommodations and modifications should be incorporated into their ongoing coaching and evaluation.


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Coaching in and out of the classroom: 5 BIG ideas from CCSS

Coaching in and out of the classroom: 5 BIG ideas from CCSS | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it

I like the "Ah-HA moments" 


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Common Core State Standards: Myths vs. Facts- article for educators | Common Core Online | Teaching Trends

Common Core State Standards: Myths vs. Facts- article for educators | Common Core Online | Teaching Trends | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
From corestandards.org/ Myths About Content and Quality: General (Common Core State Standards: Myths vs.Facts- article http://t.co/Km8PcrR6...)... (Myths vs.Facts an article for educators on #commoncore standards #CCSS #edchat | @scoopit via...
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IRA Releases Guidance for ELA Common Core State Standards

IRA Releases Guidance for ELA Common Core State Standards | Common Core and Teacher Leadership | Scoop.it
Your source for news from the world of literacy (IRA releases new guidance for CCSS Literacy implementation.)...
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