August 30, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its commitment as a partner for schools and school libraries by announcing the enhancement of the Curriculum Standards feature available through many of its popular K-8 ...
Download this paper for an examination of the steps to take when undergoing a mobile device implementation, and a roadmap to integrating devices with the Common Core standards to ultimately meet learning objectives.
Why the Common Core Standards and The New York Times are perfect together, and a list of all our favorite literacy strategies for before, during and after reading a Times article with students. Bookmark this one!
"Start with Thinkfinity’s State Standards Search Engine. States that are in the process of adopting the Common Core Standards in Language Arts and Math can find those alignments by choosing their state’s name from the second state list in the pull-down menu. This filters for the specific alignments that will match their state’s version of the Common Core Standards."
Examining the ELA Common Core Standards closely is a great exercise for teachers and administrators alike. (Read this post for a specific process that helps unpack the standards.) However, once you've examined them, ...
Survey Book: Survey books are the most common form of nonfiction book published and most likely the largest number of titles in your school library. Survey books tend to focus on one broad topic and break it down into a ...
"The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has compiled a document containing all of the exemplars, with sources. Some of them are available online for FREE, and the URL is listed beside them. Those that must be purchased (or found in a library) have sources and costs listed."
Download free teacher resources, lesson plans, student activities & educational worksheets for K-12 students aligned to Common Core State Standards - including math, English language arts, science & foreign languages.
"The Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) encourage "rigor" and there are three pieces of the equation when determining whether a novel or reading passage, is good for classroom use:
Complexity - Lexile, vocabulary Qualitative measures -value Reader & Task -is there enough in the text to foster good discussion, value -added assignments, and begin a knowledge exploration. How can I use this novel or passage to foster critical thinking skills?"
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