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How Districts Are Increasing Student Access to Technology

How Districts Are Increasing Student Access to Technology | Education and Business | Scoop.it
Preparing for Common Core requires schools to move resources to the cloud, roll out robust wireless and develop mobile programs.

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Technological resources will have to continue to be included within the mainstream of students in Pk-16 schools today.

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Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice

Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice | Education and Business | Scoop.it

By Robert Rothman

Harvard Education Letter

August 2, 2012

 



Math

Focus Coherence Skills, Understanding, and Application Emphasis on Practices

 

ELA

More Nonfiction Focus on Evidence Staircase of Text Complexity Speaking and Listening Literacy in the Content Areas
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Matt Weld's curator insight, January 9, 2013 8:49 PM

Clear, concise, brief summary of the effects of Common Core

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'Race to Literacy' Plan Proposed

'Race to Literacy' Plan Proposed | Education and Business | Scoop.it

By Nora Fleming

October 2, 2012 2:28 PM


U.S. students' literacy skills are not up to snuff to meet the growing demands of jobs in the 21st-century workforce, and a new federal grant competition may be necessary to give incentives to states to do something about it, said panelists at a Brookings Institution event today here.

 

"The standards alone will not be nearly enough to ensure students are prepared to compete with international students and be college- and career-ready."

 

To improve students' literacy on the national scale, the brief's authors proposed the following:

states need to develop and adopt assessments linked to the new standards (currently underway) improve the system for reporting school performance improve the curriculum taught in schools to meet the new standards provide better professional development to ensure teachers are prepared to help their students to meet these new benchmarks.
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The Intersection Between the Common Core and School Culture | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights

The Intersection Between the Common Core and School Culture | LFA: Join The Conversation - Public School Insights | Education and Business | Scoop.it

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interesting..

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Can Academic Standards Boost Literacy and Close the Achievement Gap?

Can Academic Standards Boost Literacy and Close the Achievement Gap? | Education and Business | Scoop.it

The adoption of the Common Core State Standards by nearly all states, combined with tougher literacy assessments, will reveal the large gaps between the literacy skills of average American students and international standards, and the literacy...


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Close Reading: Conversations on the Common Core State Standards

Close Reading: Conversations on the Common Core State Standards | Education and Business | Scoop.it

"As educators of varied disciplinary content, the CCSS has challenged us all to become teachers of close reading. Therein lies an implicit challenge to teachers, intellectual repositories of knowledge, histories, and stories: we must become readers ourselves who have evolved into close readers."


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