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Standardized Testing Costs States $1.7 Billion a Year - will #commoncore lower costs?

Standardized Testing Costs States $1.7 Billion a Year - will #commoncore lower costs? | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Standardized Testing Costs States $1.7 Billion a Year, Study SaysEducation Week NewsWhile the two consortia developing tests for the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics (adopted by 46 and 45 states, respectively)...
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JWith the ongoing transition to new standards and assessments in the United States, this scoop.it is intended to curate all materials relevant to implementation of the standards and preparation for next generation assessments.
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The latest “Common Core” worksheet - Best Blog Post of 2014!

The latest “Common Core” worksheet - Best Blog Post of 2014! | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
The mathematics I encounter in classrooms
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Complete PARCC Sample Tests Released

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A Better Way to Teach Division?

A Better Way to Teach Division? | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.
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Stanford-developed history lessons for grades 6-12 adopted worldwide

Stanford-developed history lessons for grades 6-12 adopted worldwide | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Download FREE history lessons @SHEG_Stanford. Designed to help students think/read more critically. #ccss #sschat http://t.co/2L0C0PVWS0
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Key Ideas in Teaching Mathematics - Algebraic Reasoning

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#Commoncore is helping children by increasing rigor and in-depth learning

#Commoncore is helping children by increasing rigor and in-depth learning | Common Core Online | Scoop.it

Letter: Common Core is helping our children better compete Buffalo News We often hear that Common Core is “controversial,” when really the controversy is about changes in state testing and the fact that test results are part of APPR, the teacher...

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#BalancingManyCaps Teaching the Common Core

#BalancingManyCaps Teaching the Common Core | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
How @ShawnMcCusker #EconomyofAbundance and #CCSS made me into the Peddler from "Caps For Sale." #edchat #WATeachLead http://t.co/PMkAuXoTAu
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Common Core testing facing delay in Tennessee

Common Core testing facing delay in Tennessee | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s legislative leaders are eyeing a one-year delay in launching student testing connected with implementation of Common Core standards as a compromise over a controversial education issue.
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Recommendations to the Common Core Task Force in CT (or anywhere)

Recommendations to the Common Core Task Force in CT (or anywhere) | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Op-ed: Recommendations to the Common Core Task Force
The CT Mirror
Recently, Connecticut has seen intense debate around the Common Core State Standards.
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Eye on PARCC: Episode 2

Eye on PARCC is a cable television show produced by the Chelmsford Public Schools in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The purpose of the show is to prepare the com...
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How to Teach Latin Abbreviations

How to Teach Latin Abbreviations | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Teaching the Language Strand ©2013 Pennington Publishing Common Core Language Standard 2 Using periods in commonly-used Latin abbreviations How to Teach Latin Abbreviations ***** As a middle school English teacher, I’m constantly amazed by the...
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Don't Squander Teachers' Support for Common Core

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Long Island PressDon't Squander Teachers' Support for Common CoreHuffington PostNew York State provides an object lesson in what happens when teachers lack the time and tools to adjust to a change as dramatic as Common Core.
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Why next generation assessment matters to education

Why next generation assessment matters to education | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Dear legislators, I highly encourage you to support implementation of the PARCC assessments in this coming year. Our kids’ futures depend on it.
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Observations on the PARCC sample Algebra II exam

Observations on the PARCC sample Algebra II exam | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Fresh off the presses at you can now find complete PARCC sample exams. Since it's the one I most likely have to worry about next year, I tried out the Algebra II exam. While I haven't checked the o...
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​New York turns to teachers to create Common Core curriculum modules

​New York turns to teachers to create Common Core curriculum modules | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
​New York turns to teachers to create Common Core curriculum modules Albany Business Review The state education department released a request for information on a proposal to create regional Common Core Institutes, where educators from school...
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Final draft of new Indiana academic standards released

Final draft of new Indiana academic standards released | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Proposed K-12 math and English outcomes are intended to replace controversial Common Core (Final draft of Indiana K12 academic standards released, intended to replace #CommonCore http://t.co/zCijoF2S7f)...
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Cultivating Discussion Skills in Literature Circles

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Cultivating Discussion Skills in Literature Circles by Abi Frost and Kathleen Stern Why Discussion Skills? Discussion skills are easy to neglect, especially when there are so many reading and writi...
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Top 5 Revere PARCC Tech Takeaways from Field Test

Top 5 Revere PARCC Tech Takeaways from Field Test | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Thank you to Jonathan Ferrara - IT Manager from Revere Public Schools – for this post Performance Based Assessment look at Revere's Top 5 PARCC Takeaways. After the completion of our field tests, w...
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Madison Wisconsin #Commoncore Transition Plan

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Connecting Educators w/ New York City’s Cultural Institutions: “The NYC Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core”

Connecting Educators w/ New York City’s Cultural Institutions: “The NYC Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core” | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Local cultural institutions have a lot to offer New York City educators by supporting curriculum development in exciting new ways.
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Classroom technology (and everything else): Start with the why

Classroom technology (and everything else): Start with the why | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
About that NCTM tech panel… I’ll be writing a fuller, NCTM recap (hopefully) sometime this week but I wanted to get some thoughts out there for my own sanity (yes, I write to process). There was a ...
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Cross-Age Teaching: Helping Struggling Readers Become Reflective Learners

Cross-Age Teaching: Helping Struggling Readers Become Reflective Learners | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Cross-Age Teaching: Helping Struggling Readers Become Reflective Learners Education Week News When my high school's only reading teacher retired last year, my principal offered me a challenge: to create a Common Core State Standards-based reading...
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Teachers say critics of Common Core State Standards are off base

Teachers say critics of Common Core State Standards are off base | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
Critics of Common Core State Standards are off base, teachers say Columbia Daily Tribune From left, Nova Garver, Shelbie Dennis and Nathan Winton stand in front of class as Lynn Hagen gives them advice for their argumentative speeches in Hagen's...
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Common Core tests are in classrooms – and they're actually working (for the most part)

Common Core tests are in classrooms – and they're actually working (for the most part) | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
About 4 million students are trying out tests. So far, so good, states report.
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Reflecting on SBAC experience

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Hangout with BIE: Performance Tasks and PBL – Google+

Hangout with BIE: Performance Tasks and PBL – Google+ | Common Core Online | Scoop.it
BIE's Editor in Chief John Larmer is joined by Justin Wells, formerly at the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity and now with Envision Schools, and BIE National Faculty member Andrew Miller to discuss how Project Based Learning can...
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