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Student Progress Monitoring: The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

Student Progress Monitoring: The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.
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See Tools Tab for comparing screening and progress monitoring tools.

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VRI at UVM’s Vermont Adolescent Literacy and Learning Initiative | Vermont Reads Institute

VRI at UVM’s Vermont Adolescent Literacy and Learning Initiative | Vermont Reads Institute | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Vermont Adolescent Literacy and Learning Initiative, vermont literacy, vermont reading, VALLI
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Authentic Education - Welcome to Authentic Education

Authentic Education - Welcome to Authentic Education | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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Grant Wiggins: Authentic education; understanding by design.
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Penny Kittle - Home

Penny Kittle - Home | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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Resources for secondary literacy from the author of Write Beside Them.
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Quality Performance Assessment

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Quality Performance Assessment: Professional Development for the Next Generation of Assessments
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Research, free resources and tools from the Center for Collaborative Education on building a quality performance assessment system.
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TakingTeachingToTask_Mark Chun.pdf - Google Drive

TakingTeachingToTask_Mark Chun.pdf - Google Drive | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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A great article from the director of education at the Council for Aid to Education - understanding performance task: features, examples.

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How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas?

How Important is Teaching Literacy in All Content Areas? | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Literacy instruction is the responsibility of all educators -- regardless of the content they teach.
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Content literacy is key.

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Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts | Achieve

Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts | Achieve | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts

Additional resources:

Student Achievement Partners Assessment Evaluation Tool

CCSSO Criteria for high-Quality Assessments Aligned to College and Career Readiness

 

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Common Core State Standards: Resources

Common Core State Standards: Resources | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Webinars and Powerpoint Presentations + Assessments.
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International Reading Assoc. resources for literacy guidance.

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Screening for Reading Problems in Grades 4 Through 12 | RTI Action Network

Screening for Reading Problems in Grades 4 Through 12 | RTI Action Network | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
RTINetwork.org guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means to improve educational outcomes for all students.
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Tiered Instruction/Intervention

Ongoing Student Assessment

     -Universal Screening

     -Progress Monitoring

     -Data-Based Decision Making

Family Involvement

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Naviance - College and Career Readiness Solutions

Naviance - College and Career Readiness Solutions | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Naviance college and career readiness solutions help connect academic achievement to post-secondary goals, and improve college and career planning.
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Home

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Learn about the Great Schools Partnership, a nonprofit school-support organization working to improve our nation's public schools
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Great Schools Partnership:

Proficiency Based Learning; Standards driven resources; Global Best Practices; Leadership In Action; State & Local Policies; Assessment & Verification; Grading & Reporting

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About UDL | National Center On Universal Design for Learning

About UDL | National Center On Universal Design for Learning | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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"A set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn."

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Appendix_C.pdf

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CCSS Appendix C - Student writing samples: argument, informative/explanatory, narrative

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Sample Graduation Proficiencies & Performance Indicators - Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements | Vermont Agency of Education

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Connecting transferable skills to content area proficiencies on a K-12 progression.
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Heinemann Books: Authors: Linda Rief

Heinemann Books: Authors: Linda Rief | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Linda Rief is the author or coeditor of five Heinemann titles, including Inside the Writer's-Reader's Notebook (2007), The Writer's-Reader's Notebook (2007),&n
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Heinemann author of The Writer's Reader's Notebook, helping adolescents to find their voices through linked reading/writing activities.
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Performance Assessment.org

Performance Assessment.org | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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Components and rubrics for a performance based assessment system from the NY Performance Standards Consortium.
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How Do You Create Authentic Assessments? (Authentic Assessment Toolbox)

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An excellent resource for creating authentic assessments/performance assessments.

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Marzano Research Laboratory | Using Common Core Standards to Enhance Classroom Instruction & Assessment Reproducibles

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Register with an email address and receive access to free CCSS resources, including:

Vocabulary -

Key Words and Phrases from ELA

Subtypes and Signal Words for Basic Relationships

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ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues

"Promoting critical thinking, education, and informed 
citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a 
straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format."

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Resource for critical thinking and the argumentative process used across secondary content areas: humanities, social studies, English Language Arts.

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What Does A Good Common Core Lesson Look Like?

As we're detailing this week, teachers and school leaders have a lot of work to do to adopt curricula aligned with the new Common Core State Standards
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From Vermont Public Radio news:

 

http://digital.vpr.net/post/what-does-good-common-core-lesson-look

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Student Progress Monitoring: The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring

Student Progress Monitoring: The National Center on Student Progress Monitoring | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
Progress monitoring is a scientifically based practice that is used to assess students academic performance and evaluate the effectiveness of instruction.
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See Tools Tab for comparing screening and progress monitoring tools.

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Academic Standards - Vermont PLP Process - Personal Learning Plan (PLP) Working Group | Vermont Agency of Education

Academic Standards - Vermont PLP Process - Personal Learning Plan (PLP) Working Group | Vermont Agency of Education | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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VT AOE Personalized Learning Plans: Resources to support the steps associated with academic standards.

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) still need to be examined to complete this proposal. That being said, some language surrounding this important concept of personal learning planning is present. Where the Personal Learning Plan (PLP) matters most is when high school juniors and seniors need to examine their interests and make plans for after school whether it be for general work experience, interning in a profession, or applying for college. The reason that the standards are so critical is that the adults appear knowledgeable and the route meaningful. Often the measure of a student's Emotional Quotient (EQ) is based on poor assessments, poor application, and historically embedded myths. The concept is rendered useless if the guide's plan is inadequately considered. Go Vermont Agency of Education!

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ATOS Text Complexity Analyzer - ATOS Analyzer - Text Complexity

ATOS Text Complexity Analyzer - ATOS Analyzer - Text Complexity | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
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Renaissance Learning:

Text and Book

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Essentials for Effective Reading Instruction | RTI Action Network

Essentials for Effective Reading Instruction | RTI Action Network | Grades 6-12 English Language Arts & Literacy Resources | Scoop.it
RTINetwork.org guides educators and families in the effective implementation of Response to Intervention (RTI) as a means to improve educational outcomes for all students.
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Information on reading instruction for struggling readers.

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