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News and Resources on Common Core State Standards
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TechLearning: Short Video Tutorial: Technology in the Common Core State Standards #edtech #ccss #cchat #edchat

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.

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49 A-HA moments from the Common Core State Literacy Standards

49 A-HA moments from the Common Core State Literacy Standards | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

As promised, I am posting the “AHAs” of my teachers from last week's school in-service. I spent two days in Kewanee, Illinois sharing the documents of the Common Core State Standards and insights into how these standards ...


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The Digital World Demands a New Mode of Reading - Academic Workplace 2012 - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Digital World Demands a New Mode of Reading - Academic Workplace 2012 - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

Timothy Burke, a Swarthmore College historian, reads widely but says his patience for long-form reading "is definitely evaporating a bit."

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Common Core puts emphasis on problem solving-Tennessee adoption

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AFT - A Union of ProfessionalsBACK TO SCHOOL: Common Core puts emphasis on problem solving and ...The Daily News JournalCore Coach Karen Cook, at white board, helps teach third-grade teachers on how to work with students to deepen their understanding...


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Departing the Text: Common Core Standards and Changes: What are they and what's the fuss?

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Will Common Core usher in a return to content-driven instruction?

Will Common Core usher in a return to content-driven instruction? | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

Will the few critical but passing phrases that link the Common Core ELA standards to a content-rich curriculum be enough to drive instructional changes our students so desperately need?

 

 


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Common core brings rigor, anxiety to classrooms  | ajc.com

Common core brings rigor, anxiety to classrooms  | ajc.com | Defining the Core | Scoop.it
School is in session at Elite Scholars Academy and there's something new this year other than notebooks, pencils and clothes -- the academic standards. (Will "Common Core" standards make a difference in our state's schools?
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PISA AND ENGLANDS EDUCATION SYSTEM-MAYBE NOT DOING AS BADLY AS WE THOUGHT WE WERE?

PISA AND ENGLANDS EDUCATION SYSTEM-MAYBE NOT DOING AS BADLY AS WE THOUGHT WE WERE? | Defining the Core | Scoop.it
MAYBE WERE NOT DOING AS BADLY AS WE THOUGHT ON   THE PISA RATING Thought to be plummeting in the international rankings Englands system may not be doing as badly as some critics suggest. And is imp...
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English Companion Ning - Where English teachers go to help each other

English Companion Ning - Where English teachers go to help each other | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

A place to ask questions and get help. A community dedicated to helping you enjoy your work. A cafe without walls or coffee: just friends. GREAT CCSS Discussion groups

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10 of the Best Apps for Educators

10 of the Best Apps for Educators | Defining the Core | Scoop.it
Whether you're an educational technology wonder, or a little slower on the draw, apps for your iPhone and/or iPad can make your job a lot easier.
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Mapping Media to the Curriculum

A presentation by Wesley Fryer for the board of the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) on July 21, 2012.

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Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core

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One of the critically mentioned components of the Common Core is the complex text.
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ASCD Launches Free Digital Common Core Implementation Tool ...

Created by the Literacy Design Collaborative, each template offers secondary teachers fill-in-the-blank “shells” built from the Common Core standards that allow educators to insert the texts students must read, writing students must ...


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Common Core Alignment to Social Media ELA Secondary-crowdsourcing #edtech #ccss #ccchat #commoncore

Common Core Alignment to Social Media ELA Secondary-crowdsourcing #edtech #ccss #ccchat #commoncore | Defining the Core | Scoop.it
RT @InnovativeEdu: Calling all Tweeps to contribute to "How social media aligns to the #CCSS " http://t.co/c2sopMLF #edchat #edtech...

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Panel of Scholars Define '21st-Century Skills'

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The modern workplace demands a mix of abilities, says a new consensus report from the National Academies of Science.
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Grant Wiggins for and against national standards

Grant Wiggins for and against national standards | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

[As alert readers have noticed, I have been on blog vacation for a while.


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Uncovering "Complex Text" in the Common Core

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Summarizing content from Appendix A of the ELA Common Core State Standards, this article identifies the three aspects of text complexity. Also highlighted is the rationale for students reading and understanding difficult texts.


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New York State Common Core Sample Questions : APDA : P-12 : NYSED

Assessment Policy, Development and Administration, New York State Common Core Sample Questions...
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Common Core Standards Missouri

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Common Core Standards Missouri, Missouri Standards, Missouri State Standards, Missouri Education Standards, Missouri Common Core Standards, Missouri School Standards, Standards Missouri, Missouri Common Core ...
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A Librarian’s Tricks for Finding Those ‘Complex Texts’ Cited in the Common Core — The Digital Shift

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Common Core State Standards: Writing from Sources #engchat #sschat #edchat #ccss #ccchat #commoncore

Common Core State Standards: Writing from Sources #engchat #sschat #edchat #ccss #ccchat #commoncore | Defining the Core | Scoop.it
Common Core State Standards require students to do more than just produce sentences or essays. In fact, by the fifth grade students are expected to “recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information ...

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CommonSenseNY: ExxonMobil's Education Commercials... and its war on the facts...

CommonSenseNY: ExxonMobil's Education Commercials... and its war on the facts... | Defining the Core | Scoop.it

It's nice such large and wealthy company wants to help improve student achievement in math and science. The problem is ExxonMobil is playing loose with the facts. And, if they really wanted to help, they'd do much more to eliminate poverty in America as they are one of our richest companies and poverty is a huge issue impacting student achievement.

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Guess My Lexile

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Donalyn Miller is a 6th grade language arts teacher in Texas who is said to have a "gift": She can turn even the most reluctant (or, in her words, "dormant") readers into students who can't put their books down.
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