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College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders
Supporting school leaders in helping all students become college and career-ready and to succeed in post-secondary education and training
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"Last week I saw the future and it might work." The Complicated Promise of the Common Core

"Last week I saw the future and it might work." The Complicated Promise of the Common Core | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

"To explain my joy when I read Oklahoma's Common Core Standards, I must recount the worst testing outrage that I experienced."

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The Key to Success of CCSS: Fidelity of Implementation | IRIS Center

The Key to Success of CCSS: Fidelity of Implementation | IRIS Center | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
  1. This module discusses the importance of selecting evidence-based practices and programs.
  2. It also examines actions that school personnel can take to increase the likelihood that the practice or program is implemented as it was designed.
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Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8 | SchoolsMovingUp -

Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8 | SchoolsMovingUp - | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

Pictured: Kelly Stuart, Director of Dissemination, Doing What Works


Helping students understand fractions is of critical importance to their advancement in mathematics. In this webinar, two of the developers of the media and materials for the new Doing What Works fractions topic will give you a tour of site highlights.


SchoolsMovingUp provides quality resources and online professional development to help educators make sound decisions and take action in their school improvement efforts.

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Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8

Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8 | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

Knowing Fractions is a key to later math achievement.
http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2012/06/13/0956797612440101.abstract

 

Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for K-8
The National Mathematics Advisory Panel and the Common Core State Standards emphasize the importance of rational numbers.


Watch this multimedia overview to learn why and to receive an introduction to the recommendations on effective fractions instruction in elementary and middle school, including the needed support and training for teachers. (6:31 min)

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Common Core Curriculum Rolling Out in Georgia Schools

Common Core Curriculum Rolling Out in Georgia Schools | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

State specific standardized tests like the CRCTs could go away as many states, including Georgia, are looking at more common core tests across the nation.

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Responding to the #PARCC ELA Framework: Modern Times All Over Again

Responding to the #PARCC ELA Framework: Modern Times All Over Again | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

I can't think well inside the little boxes PARCC provides as they ask for bits, not wholes, so I am doing it here and then posting it via the PARCC response form.


Some considerations as I read the PARCC 'MODEL' Frameworks for Grades 3 -11 (The Testing Years)


1. I appreciate that a range of texts and independent reading during and after school are emphasized. 

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Does Online Assessment Increase or Reduce Bias? - Getting Smart

Does Online Assessment Increase or Reduce Bias? - Getting Smart | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

Dr.Mark Shermis addressed a question about the possible bias of online assessment...

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Mississippi Common Core State Standards

Mississippi Common Core State Standards | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Common Core State Standards K-2 Training Follow-up (November 29, 2011)
  • Common Core Implementation Time Line 2011-2013
  • Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Presentation for Parents
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New York State Common Core Aligned Sample Questions : APDA : P-12 : NYSED

Assessment Policy, Development and Administration, New York State Common Core Aligned Sample Questions...
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EOC Algebra I results ‘very, very misleading’

EOC Algebra I results ‘very, very misleading’ | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

BY PAM BRANNON
Gulf Breeze (FL) News news@gulfbreezenews.com


“The students who are high-performing math students and may be entering career fields where they need a lot of math need to take Algebra I in eighth grade. That is the only way they will have time to get Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Trigonometry, and Calculus in before college.”

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The Connection between Ed Tech and Common Core Standards | Digital Learning Environments

The Connection between Ed Tech and Common Core Standards | Digital Learning Environments | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

Do Common Core and National Educational Technology Standards align? You bet! Let's examine some of the possibilities.

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Literacy Instruction and the Common Core | Center for Teaching Quality

Literacy Instruction and the Common Core | Center for Teaching Quality | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it

The Implementing Common Core Standards teacher team created portfolios of unit plans, lesson plans, assessments, and student work documenting their use of Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) tools across the curriculum.


The teachers’ plans and materials will be available online soon. For now, here are their reflections on bringing Common Core-aligned lessons to life in their classrooms.

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Fractions Are Key To Math Success, New Study Shows - CBS Detroit

Fractions Are Key To Math Success, New Study Shows - CBS Detroit | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
What part of math success comes from knowing fractions? More than you might think, according to a new study that analyzed long-term data on more than 4,000 children from both the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Doing What Works: Researched-Based Practices

We make it easy to find research-based practices.

Our mission is to translate research-based practices into practical tools to improve classroom instruction.

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Teacher Leadership and the Common Core: Advancing the Teaching Profession

Teacher Leadership and the Common Core: Advancing the Teaching Profession | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
Teacher leadership is the focus of many conversations these days, especially ones about the Common Core.
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Writing: Modes, Genres, and Formats and the Common Core State Standards

Writing: Modes, Genres, and Formats and the Common Core State Standards | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
Hardly a week goes by that I’m not asked about the differences between modes, genres, and formats.  I admit, it’s pretty confusing out there when you try to sort it out on your own.  ...
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Pinterest Aids Educators in Common Core Prep

Pinterest Aids Educators in Common Core Prep | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
The popular visual bookmarking site hosts a number of educators who share resources on the Common Core State Standards.
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5 Questions for Closely Reading the Reading Standards | Burkins & Yaris

Anchor standard one for Reading says:


Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from text.

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Implementation of the Common Core: All on a Learning Curve

Implementation of the Common Core: All on a Learning Curve | College and Career-Ready Standards for School Leaders | Scoop.it
Teachers are trying to prepare themselves for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.Where do they go from here?
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