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5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core State Standards > Eye On Education

5 Things Every Teacher Should be Doing to Meet the Common Core State Standards > Eye On Education | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
At the NCTE convention in November, everyone was buzzing about the Common Core State Standards. Teachers wanted to know how the new standards will alter what they teacher and how they teach it.
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This site was formally known as "Countdown to Common Core." In California, we are no longer counting down: we are now moving into full implementation. This site curates information regarding Common Core, educational technology,  and best instructional and curricular  practices in ELA and other subjects.
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Determining “cut scores” as New York students take the first Common Core high school exams

Determining “cut scores” as New York students take the first Common Core high school exams | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Page 56 of Board of Regents “Setting Performance Standards” dated June 23, 2014 New York State education policy makers had a difficult task when they sat down to grade the first high school Regents exams linked to the Common Core standards, in...
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5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom

5 Epiphanies on Learning in a 1:1 iPad Classroom | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Inspiration and best practices merge into fun, effective learning as one teacher describes what she and her students discovered during their school's first 1:1 year with iPads.
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NSBA President Anne Byrne: “High standards are a must” « School ...

NSBA President Anne Byrne: “High standards are a must” « School ... | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
National School Boards Association (NSBA) President Anne M. Byrne recently discussed the challenges and potential for the Common Core State Standards during a meeting of the Learning First Alliance (LFA), a coalition of national education groups.
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Four Teachers 'School Me' in the Common Core - Blogs - Education ...

Four Teachers 'School Me' in the Common Core - Blogs - Education ... | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Four teachers in suburban Los Angeles 'school me' on their transition to Common Core teaching. They like it and are a lot more rational ...
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How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution - Washington Post

How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution - Washington Post | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
How Bill Gates pulled off the swift Common Core revolution Washington Post About 100 of 176 Catholic dioceses have adopted the standards because it is increasingly difficult to buy classroom materials and send teachers to professional development...
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Common Core Early Adopters In South Bay Show County What To Expect This Fall - KPBS

Common Core Early Adopters In South Bay Show County What To Expect This Fall - KPBS | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
San Mateo Daily Journal Common Core Early Adopters In South Bay Show County What To Expect This Fall KPBS “Two years ago, we did K-1, which means we told teachers and we worked with teachers, saying… instead of looking at your California state...
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No need to fear Common Core - CommonWealth Magazine

No need to fear Common Core - CommonWealth Magazine | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it

All kids have grit, teacher says


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Fact Check: Can a State Lose Federal Funds for Ditching Common ...

Fact Check: Can a State Lose Federal Funds for Ditching Common ... | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan never actually told Oklahoma it could lose federal dollars if it withdrew from Common Core State Standards. ... Education Week · Teacher · Digital Directions · Industry & Innovation · TopSchoolJobs; Shop ....
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Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, June 22, 5:47 AM

IMO: Not only should these states repay monies taken under false pretense, they should go to the bottom of the lst for future Federal supports. States who are standing by the standards lost out to some of the states now in political purgatory.

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LAUSD may create the nation’s largest saxophone ensemble ever

LAUSD may create the nation’s largest saxophone ensemble ever | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
LAUSD just might create the largest saxophone ensemble ever tomorrow at the Make Music Los Angeles celebration to commemorate the 200th birthday of Adolphe Sax, inventor of the saxophone.
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Rory Pullens confronts challenges of art, money and LAUSD

Rory Pullens confronts challenges of art, money and LAUSD | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Rory Pullens For years Rory Pullens has been the one who got away. LA Unified offered the former TV writer/producer turned educator, the top post at the district’s premiere arts high school — Ramon C.
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Gates Foundation calls for 2-year delay in Common Core tests - Chicago Sun-Times

Gates Foundation calls for 2-year delay in Common Core tests - Chicago Sun-Times | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Breitbart News Network Gates Foundation calls for 2-year delay in Common Core tests Chicago Sun-Times The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has championed the Common Core State Standards and is credited with getting them implemented in more...
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Reading List | The Top 100 Best-Selling Education Books of 2014 (So Far)

Reading List  | The Top 100 Best-Selling Education Books of 2014 (So Far) | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Inspiration for summer reading, compiled by Deborah Hofmann, senior editor of the New York Times best-seller lists.
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When the LA Unified watchdog watches too closely

When the LA Unified watchdog watches too closely | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Via Los Angeles Times | By Steve Lopez Commentary: If Stuart Magruder knew how to play the game, he might still have his volunteer watchdog job today. But he just had to speak up. The arrogance, the temerity, the insolence.
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School Leadership: Resource Roundup

School Leadership: Resource Roundup | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
For principals and other school administrators, this list of videos, blogs, and articles includes advice and tips on effective leadership strategies, partnering with teachers, and cultivating and retaining strong leaders.
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ACT exam set to reflect Common Core State Standards

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Changes to the ACT exam will bring the test more in line with Common Core State Standards next year.


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Morning Read: More than 300 CA organizations back Common Core

Morning Read: More than 300 CA organizations back Common Core | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
Hundreds of organizations sign statement backing Common Core More than 300 California business, nonprofit and children’s groups have signed a statement supporting the Common Core State Standards and staying the course amid the discord over Common...
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North Carolina Legislature, Oklahoma Governor Pass Measures Repealing ... - Latin Post

North Carolina Legislature, Oklahoma Governor Pass Measures Repealing ... - Latin Post | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
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Formal keyboarding instruction at the school began this year for second-graders, in anticipation of the Common Core curriculum.
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Massachusetts education commissioner says officials still undecided about ... - MassLive.com

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Calculus camp at LACES drawing in more LAUSD students

Calculus camp at LACES drawing in more LAUSD students | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
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The popularity of calculus classes at the Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) has skyrocketed, thanks in large part to a unique calculus camp that combines learning with outdoor fun and adventure.
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In Jindal's Common Core Fight, Policy Should Matter Just as Much as Politics - EdCentral

In Jindal's Common Core Fight, Policy Should Matter Just as Much as Politics - EdCentral | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
In Jindal's Common Core Fight, Policy Should Matter Just as Much as Politics EdCentral The former State Superintendent of Education, Paul Pastorek, also signed the 2009 Memorandum of Agreement with the National Governors Association and Council of...
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Jindal's grandstanding creates a mess - The INDsider

Jindal's grandstanding creates a mess The INDsider Bobby Jindal's long-awaited announcement of his plans to scuttle the Common Core academic standards in Louisiana set off a political scramble and procedural tug-of-war Wednesday.
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Politicians in Washkngton have dibilitated forward  movement on so many fronts--now it appears politicians at state levels will do the same to educational progress. 

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The Future of the Common Core in Louisiana - Education Next ...

The Future of the Common Core in Louisiana - Education Next ... | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
The Senate Education Committee Chair sought clarification on cases where the Common Core overlaps with the Texas state standards to make sure that teaching similar material doesn't violate the legal prohibition.
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SUNY chancellor joins with other higher-ed leaders in backing Common Core - Buffalo News

SUNY chancellor joins with other higher-ed leaders in backing Common Core - Buffalo News | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
SUNY chancellor joins with other higher-ed leaders in backing Common Core Buffalo News ... the Gates Foundation, wrote in a letter. “The standards need time to work.
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Found Poem Favorite | ‘Born Alive’

Found Poem Favorite | ‘Born Alive’ | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
This poem, by Joanna Gerber, is one of the 11 winners of our fifth annual Found Poem Student Contest. It comes from a Science article, “Space Ripples Reveal Big Bang’s Smoking Gun.”
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OPINION: Concerning Common Core - EdSurge

OPINION: Concerning Common Core - EdSurge | The Age of Common Core | Scoop.it
OPINION: Concerning Common Core EdSurge The standards need time to work. Teachers need time to develop lessons,” wrote Vicki Philips, Gates' director of education. Coincidental timing?
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