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VISD works with state's new way of keeping schools accountable - Victoria Advocate

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Student Achievement: How students did on their math, reading/English language arts and writing state exams.
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Q&A: Common Core - solid set of questions and answers

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Q&A: Common Core WRAL.com The Common Core state standards are benchmarks for what children should know in reading, writing and math from Kindergarten through Grade 12.


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TeachThought: 20 Fundamentals: What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning

TeachThought: 20 Fundamentals: What Every Teacher Should Know About Learning | Common Core | Scoop.it

"What makes a teacher successful?

 

Having an expertise in reading, writing, math or science is necessary, but the ability to transfer that knowledge into another person is what makes an excellent instructor stand out. What good is it if a teacher has all the facts, but cannot communicate them in a way that others can comprehend?

 

Aside from comprehending the curriculum content, teachers should have a basic understanding of how people acquire and absorb knowledge. The following list highlights 20 principles of learning every teacher should know."


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Shocking statistics: 80% of NYC graduates lack reading, writing skills

Shocking statistics: 80% of NYC graduates lack reading, writing skills | Common Core | Scoop.it
New York City’s literacy rates are on the decline: nearly 80 percent of high school graduates lack basic skills like reading, writing and math and are required to relearn them before qualifying for community college.

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6 Tips To Integrate Coding In The Classroom

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"With all of the hype surrounding fast-growing tech startups, as well as discussions about improving our education system, teaching kids how to code is top of mind for many people these days. Large scale change is in our future, and I look forward to a day when coding is as integral a part of early education as reading, writing, and math. Fortunately, you don’t have to wait for 'someday' to get your kids coding—here are 6 tips to help you spark and sustain a child’s interest in programming..."


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Live Webinar! iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers & Print Disabilities-Registration Now Open!

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Live Webinar-iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers & Print Disabilities

3 Dates & Times for Your Convenience! September 4th from 4:00-6:00pm;  September 6th from 7:00-9:00pm; or October 2nd from 8:00-10:00am EST. (New York, USA Time).

In this live webinar training you will learn about the Best Educational iPad Apps for students or adults who have difficulty with Reading and/or Writing, including challenges with Math! Apps that are useful for related therapists such as OT, SLP, and Reading Specialists will also be demonstrated. If your student struggles with a print disability due to Dyslexia or specific LD, Low Vision or Blindness, Difficulties with Processing or Executive function, or Physical Disabilities, you will learn about apps that will assist them to read, write, compute, complete assignments, create graphic organizers, schedule and receive reminders, comprehend, organize, take notes, and access textbooks and learning materials in a digital and audio format.

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LEARNZILLA: Guide to 30 Fun and Free Learning Websites to Help Elementary Students with Reading, Writing and Math ~ by: Joanne Kaattari - Freebookshub.co.uk

LEARNZILLA: Guide to 30 Fun and Free Learning Websites to Help Elementary Students with Reading, Writing and Math ~ by: Joanne Kaattari - Freebookshub.co.uk | Common Core | Scoop.it
Title: LEARNZILLA: Guide to 30 Fun and Free Learning Websites to Help Elementary Students with Reading, Writing and Math Author: Joanne Kaattari Price: FREE Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars (6) Download for Free LEARNZILLA is a helpful, practical...
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Marinette students tested in math, reading - Ehextra

Marinette students tested in math, reading - Ehextra | Common Core | Scoop.it
Marinette students tested in math, reading
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Students in grades 3, 5, 6 and 7 take annual tests in reading and mathematics. Students in grades 4, 8, and 10 test in reading, math, science, language arts, writing and social studies.
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AIMS results: Up 1 percent in math, reading; down in writing, science - KPHO Phoenix

AIMS results: Up 1 percent in math, reading; down in writing, science - KPHO Phoenix | Common Core | Scoop.it
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Students in grades three through eight and 10th grade are required to take AIMS math and reading tests each year.
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Moby Max is a Proven Adaptive Learning Toolset with Differentiated Curriculum for K-8 Students

Moby Max is a Proven Adaptive Learning Toolset with Differentiated Curriculum for K-8 Students | Common Core | Scoop.it
Moby Max adds individualized, adaptive learning for writing, reading, and language skills to its powerful math skills platform. As you might imagine,

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Might help students ready for the Smarter Balanced CAT

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FCAT test will soon be retired, replaced by more, tougher tests for Florida students

FCAT test will soon be retired, replaced by more, tougher tests for Florida students | Common Core | Scoop.it

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The FCAT, long Florida's most important and sometimes most reviled exam, is headed for a retirement of sorts.

But when the state shuts the door on the math, reading and writing sections of Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, it will usher in a new set of tougher standardized exams in those same subjects.

So Florida's public school students still will be taking tests. In fact, they'll be taking more exams — and asked to do more on them, with writing and "show your work" math problems part of the mix in all grades 3 to 11.

Florida plans to begin pilot testing the new exams this school year, even as it weathers continued criticism that it tests students too much. The new tests are to replace corresponding FCAT exams in the spring of 2015.

They are meant to be better, more-comprehensive assessments. In both language arts and math, students are to take a series of exams with the scores combined into one final mark for each subject...

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In Support of the Common Core

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Common Core State Standards are thoughtful expressions of college- and career-ready expectations in reading, writing and math.


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The Common Core Standards: a Defense

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"There is no Nebraska algebra or Virginia reading. 


There is little disagreement about what constitute good outcomes in reading writing and math, yet by allowing the states to define those outcomes, place them willy-nilly in different grades, and test for them idiosyncratically we put students in a mobile society at a great disadvantage."


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5 Math Gurus Who Are Already Changing The Way We Understand Sports - Business Insider

5 Math Gurus Who Are Already Changing The Way We Understand Sports - Business Insider | Common Core | Scoop.it
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5 Math Gurus Who Are Already Changing The Way We Understand Sports
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But Silver comes into a sports writing field that's already stacked with statistics-minded people.
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Back to school: Reading, writing — and apps - Salt Lake Tribune

Back to school: Reading, writing — and apps - Salt Lake Tribune | Common Core | Scoop.it
Back to school: Reading, writing — and apps
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Back to school: Reading, writing — and apps. Technology » Check out these education apps for computer tablets to help prepare for ...
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Students at ALOHA don't just learn math,... - ALOHA Mind Math of Glen Allen, VA | Facebook

Students at ALOHA don't just learn math,... - ALOHA Mind Math of Glen Allen, VA | Facebook | Common Core | Scoop.it
Students at ALOHA don't just learn math, they work on reading and writing projects as well. Do you recognize a student you know? If you have pictures... (Students at ALOHA don't just learn math, they work on reading and writing projects as well.
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