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Teachers Say They Feel Unprepared for Common Core

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By Catherine Gewertz

Education Week

February 27, 2013

 

Almost half said in a survey they weren't ready to teach the standards, especially to students who are poor or have special needs.


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How Fiction and Nonfiction Can Interact in the Common Core Classroom

How Fiction and Nonfiction Can Interact in the Common Core Classroom | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Eye on Education podcast


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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, February 26, 2013 12:22 PM

Short video on teaching nonfiction, a sample lesson plan for informational text analysis, recommendations for nonfiction use in classroom.

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Learning to Be a Leader: (Digital) Creative Spaces and Common Core

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(Digital) Creative Spaces and Common Core http://t.co/MfCYVyZOcP #edchat #psstech
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Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Integrating Tech: Author's Viewpoint Book Creation

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The New Research Paper is a Remixed Video - KQED (blog)

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KQED (blog) The New Research Paper is a Remixed Video KQED (blog) It discusses the affordances of creating personal digital stories using found media and how it can help to reinforce online research skills, understanding of fair use and copyright...
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Common Core Practice | Deadly Showers, Killer Cats and Children's Lit - New York Times

Common Core Practice | Deadly Showers, Killer Cats and Children's Lit - New York Times | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
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Common Core Practice | Deadly Showers, Killer Cats and Children's Lit
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Common Core Practice Tasks | Week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 1, 2013. Informative Writing.

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Arne Duncan On NCLB Waivers, Sequestration, Common Core - Education Week News (blog)

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Arne Duncan On NCLB Waivers, Sequestration, Common Core Education Week News (blog) The CORE is a group of 10 districts, including Los Angeles and San Francisco, that are moving ahead with reforms their state is slow to embrace (such as the common...
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Connecting to the Common Core: Primary Source Thinking Triangle Activity - TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus

Connecting to the Common Core: Primary Source Thinking Triangle Activity - TPS-Barat Primary Source Nexus | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

The thinking triangle also gives students practice in the visual equivalent of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) reading anchor standard 2.


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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, February 21, 2013 4:17 PM

This would be a great activity to introduce a unit.

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Smarter News - January/February 2013

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Lisa Sayles Kraiza's curator insight, February 22, 2013 9:51 AM

I will be piloting this test in my school!  I will let you know how it goes...

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Survey Shows - Educators Do Not Believe Common Core Will Be ...

Survey Shows - Educators Do Not Believe Common Core Will Be ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
*Teachers and principals are more likely to be very confident that teachers have the ability to implement the Common Core (53% of teachers; 38% of principals) than they are very confident that the Common Core will improve ...

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Bryan Hartsig's curator insight, February 21, 2013 11:31 AM

Not sure we should be just trying to adapt what exists?..... is this change..are we creating student thinkers? Does this contribute to non believers?

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The Common Core implementation gap

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We've made the necessary oblations to Common Core, and now it's time to get serious about the seriousness of implementation.
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SmarterBalanced Begins Large-Scale Pilot Tests for Common Core Assessments - EdSurge (blog)

SmarterBalanced Begins Large-Scale Pilot Tests for Common Core Assessments - EdSurge (blog) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
SmarterBalanced Begins Large-Scale Pilot Tests for Common Core Assessments EdSurge (blog) PILOTS TAKE OFF: SmarterBalanced, one of the two companies cranking away at developing Common Core-ready assessments, announced this week that it was...
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More on Common Core Foes' Conspiracy-Theorizing - Dropout Nation

ValueWalk More on Common Core Foes' Conspiracy-Theorizing Dropout Nation As your editor expected, Tuesday's commentary on the conspiracy-theorizing by opponents of Common Core reading and math standards over the role of the Bill & Melinda Gates...
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Education Is My Life | Connecting the Common Core Dots

Education Is My Life | Connecting the Common Core Dots | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Connecting the Common Core Dots. Anthony Gabriele is a co-founder of Education Is My Life. He currently works as a Literacy Coach, Curriculum Writer, and facilitator for the Penn Literacy Network. Be willing to adapt and ...


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It’s the argument, stupid, not the text

It’s the argument, stupid, not the text | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Here's an argument about why the contention over how much fiction high school students should be reading under the Common Core is misplaced.


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How will the Common Core State Standards affect black colleges, teachers and students?

How will the Common Core State Standards affect black colleges, teachers and students? | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
OP-ED | What seems to be least developed in the new era of standards and assessments is a plan for raising performance of disadvantaged children.
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Librarydoor: 6 Reading Rules for the Common Core

Librarydoor: 6 Reading Rules for the Common Core | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
RT @nnorris: 6 Rules for Reading for Common Core, I like the graphic in this post http://t.co/M70hUd8ShS
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Interactive Learning Sites for Education

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Interactive learning Sites for the Classroom

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Craig Crossley's curator insight, February 24, 2013 7:36 PM

No HPE here, but heaps of engaging ideas otherwise...

 

Edit! Science - some great body system links for upper/Senior HPE

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interactive sites for education,
Pamela Perry King's curator insight, November 14, 2014 11:04 AM

Great resources to share!

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Real Success With The Common Core Will Require Some Failure

Real Success With The Common Core Will Require Some Failure | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
If the Common Core State Standards are to be more than just the latest educational fad, teachers must be given the time necessary to try - and fail- as they learn how to implement the instructional shifts necessary to make the standards a success...
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5 Principles in Developing the Common Core » Teaching the Core ...

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If you've wondering how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed, this Youtube video featuring David Coleman begins to answer the question. It does not go into great depth, but it does provide some ...

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U.S. schools brace for federal funding cuts

Officials estimate they’ll be forced to trim more than $1.3 billion in U.S. education spending.

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Academic Vocabulary 101 (and 102 and 103) | Burkins & Yaris

Academic Vocabulary 101 (and 102 and 103) | Burkins & Yaris | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
In this post, Kim reflects on the vocabulary development of her sons as they have participated in family read alouds of DIVERGENT. She encourages readers to rely on reading, writing, and talking rather than on workbooks to build vocabulary.

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, February 21, 2013 3:59 PM

No need to buy "CCSS-aligned" workbooks!  

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Leading the Way on Common Core

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Learning Forward is the nation's largest nonprofit membership association focused solely on ensuring success for all students through effective professional learning and school improvement.
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Why the Common Core will be a Disaster for Louisiana Public Schools

Why the Common Core will be a Disaster for Louisiana Public Schools | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
That same trap will only be greatly intensified by the common core standards. The main concept behind both no child left behind and common core is that every child should be able to perform on grade level in subjects that ...
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Leading the Way on Common Core

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Learning Forward is the nation's largest nonprofit membership association focused solely on ensuring success for all students through effective professional learning and school improvement.


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