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We must teach students to ask WHY

We must teach students to ask WHY | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
Now that the Common Core State Standards require students to make claims and support them with evidence, my students have to learn how to ask and answer more complex questions. This is challenging for both students and teachers.

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“You should check out ReadWorks. I love their research-based reading comprehension curriculum, and you might too. ReadWorks is a completely free resource—all you have to do is register!”
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Paul Horton: The Cure for the Common Core

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“Paul Horton is a history teacher at the University of Chicago Lab School. He writes: The Cure for the Common Core The Common Core is like that insidious commercial that creeps into the darker reces...”
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More Proposed Changes to the Common Core Standards - WCJB

“More Proposed Changes to the Common Core Standards WCJB NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA - The common core standards for local schools could be changing - again - as the Florida Department of Education unveils 98 amendments.”
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We must teach students to ask WHY

We must teach students to ask WHY | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
Now that the Common Core State Standards require students to make claims and support them with evidence, my students have to learn how to ask and answer more complex questions. This is challenging for both students and teachers.

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Figuring Out Accountability During the Common-Core Transition ...

The next couple of years will be rough going. That's no surprise to anyone who's been tracking the Common Core State Standards and waivers from key parts of the No Child Left Behind Act. Those big movements have ...
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Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled - Education Week News (blog)

Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled Education Week News (blog) Students, parents, and teachers who are anxious or merely curious about the coming online assessments matched to the Common Core State Standards will now have the opportunity to...
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Visual Literacy & the Common Core Standards

Visual Literacy & the Common Core Standards | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
How can learning to "read" the visual images we see in news reports and advertisements result in critical thought and media literacy for our students, and how does this type of literacy relate to t...
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Khan Academy Receives $2.2 Million Grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to Create Common Core-Aligned Online Content and Tools for Mathematics

NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Leona M. and Harry B.
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Science Stuff: Common Core Science Informational Text Task Cards

In my school, every teacher is required to teach subject area lessons that emphasize or reinforce Common Core standards. One day ... English Language Arts Standards >> Science & Technical Subjects (Grades 6 – 12).
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Gov. Deal Signs Bill Addressing Common Core Standards - WTVY

Gov. Deal Signs Bill Addressing Common Core Standards - WTVY | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
The order comes amid growing debate over the Common Core standards that create basic requirements for math and English language arts. They are expected to be major topic at the state GOP convention this weekend.
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PD Program Targets Cross-Curricular Reading and Confidence - Education Week News (blog)

PD Program Targets Cross-Curricular Reading and Confidence - Education Week News (blog) | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
PD Program Targets Cross-Curricular Reading and Confidence Education Week News (blog) Two topics we've been hearing a lot about recently are reading (especially how the common core will change its instruction) and social/emotional learning (which...
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ED Hirsch: Are Schools Dumbing Down the Common Core? - National Review Online

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ED Hirsch: Are Schools Dumbing Down the Common Core?
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Hirsch relies on some tests of one curriculum that is common-core compliant and its success for some K–second graders.
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The Slippery Slope of the Common Core

The Slippery Slope of the Common Core | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
“Since the Common Core standards were unveiled in 2010, advocates have insisted that it is a "state-led" effort. President Obama declared in the 2011 State of the Union, "These standards were developed...”
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In Strong Common-Core Endorsement, NEA and Firm Unveil Curricula by 'Master Teachers'

In Strong Common-Core Endorsement, NEA and Firm Unveil Curricula by 'Master Teachers' | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
“The NEA teams up with a for-profit to provide fully detailed common-core lessons and units from specially selected "master teachers." (.@TeacherBeat: In Strong Common-Core Endorsement, NEA and Firm Unveil Curricula by 'Master Teachers'”
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How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common Core ...

How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common Core ... | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
“Edutopia blogger Maurice Elias proposes that social-emotional and character development are inseparable from students becoming college, career, and civic ready, the mission of the Common Core.”
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Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Elementary & Secondary School Leader Action Brief | Achieve

Implementing the Common Core State Standards: The Role of the Elementary & Secondary School Leader Action Brief | Achieve | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it

December 18, 2012 

 

The Common Core State Standards provide an opportunity to realize systemic change and ensure that American students are held to the same high expectations in mathematics and literacy as their global peers — regardless of state or zip code.


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Nancy J. Herr's curator insight, September 9, 2013 4:04 PM

Wow! Don't know how to respond when teachers say "It's not MY job" regarding literacy skills? Need a professional, well thought out answer to why taking higher levels of math in high school helps achievement in general? It's in here-- and so is everything else you wanted to know about Common Core.

Rufus Hannah's curator insight, October 5, 2013 6:29 PM

We are piloting Common Core resources with elementary students at my school. We are realizing the challenges of working without textbooks - how much teachers need to know about lesson design along with assessment for and of learning. 

Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, January 6, 2014 6:31 PM

Yes, secondary schools and leadership there is help for you!

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Figuring Out Accountability During the Common-Core Transition ...

The next couple of years will be rough going. That's no surprise to anyone who's been tracking the Common Core State Standards and waivers from key parts of the No Child Left Behind Act. Those big movements have ...

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Figuring Out Accountability During the Common-Core Transition ...

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From Common Core to college readiness - Clay Today Online

From Common Core to college readiness Clay Today Online Pickens and his team are aware of the new statewide curriculum called Common Core State Standards, which he hopes will reduce the need for review courses for college freshmen.
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Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled

Common-Core Online Practice Tests Unveiled | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
A group designing tests to go with the common-core online assessments has released practice tests for students, teachers, and parents. (I know how I'm spending my summer!
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Smarter Balanced Releases Practice Common Core Tests -- THE Journal

Smarter Balanced Releases Practice Common Core Tests -- THE Journal | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has released practice versions of its online tests for Common Core State Standards in grades 3 through 8 and grade 11.
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RT @Stephharvey49: http://t.co/2CsAwasmQO NY Principals talk about the need for far better assessments for the CCSS
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Testy Battle Over Tests - Inside Higher Ed

Testy Battle Over Tests - Inside Higher Ed | Common Core Language Arts and Literacy | Scoop.it
Testy Battle Over Tests Inside Higher Ed Testing service officials said it will for the first time assess college readiness and also be aligned with Common Core State Standards, an ongoing effort to create more rigorous statewide standards in...
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Common Core: Teachers Are Not Prepared - TakePart

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When I think about today's bridge over troubled water, I think about how prepared I am to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).
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