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What is Common Core education and PARCC?

Not everyone understands the new Common Core standards and PARCC assessment now required of school districts, and how much they will cost.


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6 Tips on How to Manage Your Time Better

6 Tips on How to Manage Your Time Better | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
We've all been there, struggling to manage our time. But don't worry! With a bit of smart thinking, planning, and scheduling, time management actually isn't all that difficult. Here are a few tips to help you out. 1) Figure out where your time goes. Keep a detailed log for one week. Every day, track activities that are…

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Mark William's curator insight, October 16, 2015 4:31 AM

Learn to manage your time in a better way. 

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(From the article): Step away from work more often. Indulge in a few activities that you enjoy. We’re taught to believe that work and productivity lead to happiness, but maybe it’s the other way around.

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Prioritizing your schedule and actions to reduce your need to have a regular 25 hour work day.

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5 Ways to Improve Classroom Culture

5 Ways to Improve Classroom Culture | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it

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Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note

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Close reading is one of the buzz words that is being emphasized with the Common Core Learning Standards. By close reading I am interpreting as the reading, rereading, and analysis of text for the p...

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I am a longtime fan of Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. This blog gives a quick rundown of the basic tenets of their highly popular book, Notice and Note and shares an instructional activity. You'll want to go out and buy the book!

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Close reading using Six Signposts! Great strategy!!

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Students need to develop the skills to notice/note what is important -- in literature and in non-fiction -- by themselves. This is a tool that can help learn how to do this and also to practice doing it.

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Top 4 iPad Apps for Making Presentations and Slideshows ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 4 iPad Apps for Making Presentations and Slideshows ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
RT @jlubinsky: Top 4 iPad Apps for Making Presentations and Slideshows http://t.co/OXq5xPInbl via @edwaves #edchat #mlearning

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Students See Less Risk of Bullying in Racially Diverse Schools, Study Finds

Students See Less Risk of Bullying in Racially Diverse Schools, Study Finds | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
A sweeping research review on bullying suggests that bullying may be more common in schools with certain characteristics, such as racial homogeneity.

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Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note

Helping Students Read Closely: When to Notice & Note | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
Close reading is one of the buzz words that is being emphasized with the Common Core Learning Standards. By close reading I am interpreting as the reading, rereading, and analysis of text for the p...

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Close reading using Six Signposts! Great strategy!!

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Dr. Dea Conrad-Curry's curator insight, January 6, 2014 6:56 PM

I am a longtime fan of Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. This blog gives a quick rundown of the basic tenets of their highly popular book, Notice and Note and shares an instructional activity. You'll want to go out and buy the book!

Linda Burke Dooling's curator insight, January 26, 2014 4:27 PM

Students need to develop the skills to notice/note what is important -- in literature and in non-fiction -- by themselves. This is a tool that can help learn how to do this and also to practice doing it.

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Some states get cold feet as Common Core testing draws near

Some states get cold feet as Common Core testing draws near | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
“ Beginning in March, more than four million students will serve as guinea pigs for the English and math tests for the Common Core, a set of standards adopted by almost every state that map out what students should know and be able to do in each grade.”
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Pope Francis explains why the Internet is a 'gift from God'

Pope Francis explains why the Internet is a 'gift from God' | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
“ This pope has wasted no time in embracing the Internet. A week after Jorge Mario Bergoglio was declared pope in a puff of white smoke...”
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How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one

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“ Pop quiz! Which of the following statements is in the Common Core State Standards? (a) Through extensive reading of stories, dramas, poems, and myths from diverse cultures and different time periods, students gain literary and cultural knowledge.”
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States making shifts using supportive methods NOT punitive ones.
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How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one

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“ Pop quiz! Which of the following statements is in the Common Core State Standards? (a) Through extensive reading of stories, dramas, poems, and myths from diverse cultures and different time periods, students gain literary and cultural knowledge.”
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States making the shift using supportive methods - NOT punitive ones.
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Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) By Maureen Downey.
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College Board Expands Common-Core Testing Plans - Education Week News

College Board Expands Common-Core Testing Plans - Education Week News | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
MinnPost.com College Board Expands Common-Core Testing Plans Education Week News Kentucky Commissioner of Education Terry Holliday said the College Board's products are “certainly” one of the options he is considering, along with PARCC tests, as he...
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Healthy breakfasts fuel better school results, says study

Healthy breakfasts fuel better school results, says study | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
Researchers at Cardiff University have evidence of direct, positive links between children eating breakfast and educational attainment Children who eat a healthy breakfast before starting the school day achieve higher academic results than pupils...

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Direct correlation that eating a healthy breakfast is important for our students.

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4 Great Google Docs Add-ons to Help Students with Their Writing

4 Great Google Docs Add-ons to Help Students with Their Writing | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it

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Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it

Common Core tests: Will Georgia's go-it-alone version be PARCC like or ... Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) By Maureen Downey.

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The 21st Century Learning Model

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Students need to be able to understand and use the 21st century learningn model in schools.

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35 Psychology-Based Learning Strategies For Deeper Learning

35 Psychology-Based Learning Strategies For Deeper Learning | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
35 Psychology-Based Learning Strategies For Deeper Learning

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The Motivated Student: Unlocking the Enthusiasm for Learning

The Motivated Student: Unlocking the Enthusiasm for Learning | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it

He offers practical, clear-cut strategies for getting students focused and ready to learn by

Eliminating external rewards for learning,Building positive relationships with students,Creating realistic expectations for your students,Developing lesson plans that are relevant to students’ lives, andPlanning with students’ psychological needs in mind.
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Common Core & Ed Tech: Infusing Technology into Literature Circles

Common Core & Ed Tech: Infusing Technology into Literature Circles | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it

The ‘jobs’ that drive the literature circle have not changed much over the years, but the means of accomplishing those jobs has.  I sat in on Tiffani Brown’s presentation on Literature Circles at the CUE Conference.  She has infused different web-based applications into the jobs, making them more fun and engaging for the students.  Here are some of her suggestions:


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Infusing technology into Lit Circles!

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, January 22, 2014 12:11 PM

Simple ways to update your lit circles.

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How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one

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“ Pop quiz! Which of the following statements is in the Common Core State Standards? (a) Through extensive reading of stories, dramas, poems, and myths from diverse cultures and different time periods, students gain literary and cultural knowledge.”
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States making shifts using supportive methods NOT punitive ones.
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How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one

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“ Pop quiz! Which of the following statements is in the Common Core State Standards? (a) Through extensive reading of stories, dramas, poems, and myths from diverse cultures and different time periods, students gain literary and cultural knowledge.”
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How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one

How states can support adoption of a content-rich curriculum with mandating one | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
“ Pop quiz! Which of the following statements is in the Common Core State Standards? (a) Through extensive reading of stories, dramas, poems, and myths from diverse cultures and different time periods, students gain literary and cultural knowledge.”
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States making shifts using supportive methods NOT punitive ones.
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Q&A: Common Core an Education 'Re-set' for African-American Students - Washington Informer

Q&A: Common Core an Education 'Re-set' for African-American Students - Washington Informer | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
Washington Informer Q&A: Common Core an Education 'Re-set' for African-American Students Washington Informer Louisiana adopted the CCSS in 2010.
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Getting the African American communities involved in the education reform conversations is paramount to closing the achievement gaps.
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States Grapple With Common Test-Score Cutoffs - Education Week News

States Grapple With Common Test-Score Cutoffs - Education Week News | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
States Grapple With Common Test-Score Cutoffs Education Week News ...
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Finally, common-sense conversations are occurring.
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Tests Aligned to Common Core in New York State Trigger Score Drops - Education Week News (blog)

Tests Aligned to Common Core in New York State Trigger Score Drops - Education Week News (blog) | Implementing common Core | Scoop.it
Heritage.org (blog) Tests Aligned to Common Core in New York State Trigger Score Drops Education Week News (blog) ...
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