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 ...
“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 ...
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...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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