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Common Core Classroom | District 299: The Inside Scoop on CPS

Common Core Classroom | District 299: The Inside Scoop on CPS | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
On Monday there was the Catalyst story on Common Core implementation in the classroom, and then that same night there was a PBS NewsHour segment on the same topic. Click below to watch. How's it going in your school ...
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Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
For Common Core resources, teacher videos, strategies and lesson plans, go to Teaching Channel. Find great ideas and strategies in classroom teaching videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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Inequality for All: The Challenge of Unequal Opportunity in American Schools (the opportunity of #commoncore)

Inequality for All: The Challenge of Unequal Opportunity in American Schools (the opportunity of #commoncore) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
This wonky but important (and exceptionally timely) book by Schmidt and McKnight is a distinctive, deeply researched, and amply documented plea for full-scale implementation of the Common Core math standards...

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A "Bar" Exam for Teachers? - Dana Goldstein

A "Bar" Exam for Teachers? - Dana Goldstein | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
With the Common Core, the United States finally has national curriculum standards to define what students should be able to do at each grade level. ...
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Common Core vs. Common Sense

Common Core vs. Common Sense | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Schools should be redesigned to align with the needs of students in light of the new standards, Ronald A. Wolk writes.

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5 States to Increase Class Time in Some Schools

5 States to Increase Class Time in Some Schools | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

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Broadening the Scope: Teaching Multiple #Literacies in an Era of Common Core Standards

On 12/6 7PM EST, guest host Troy Hicks (@hickstro) will lead our last #literacies chat of 2012: While scholars of literacy studies push the envelope and explore ideas such as multi-modality, digita...
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The Common Core and 70 Percent Nonfiction | FunnyMonkey

The Common Core and 70 Percent Nonfiction | FunnyMonkey | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Common Core is getting a lot of buzz of late, but one element that has received scant attention is starting to draw notice: by grade 12, fully 70% of all reading should be nonfiction. Moreover, the guiding force behind this ...
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The Common Core Kool-Aid - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week

The Common Core Kool-Aid - Rick Hess Straight Up - Education Week | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Education policy maven Rick Hess of the American Enterprise Institute think tank offers straight talk on matters of policy, politics, research, and reform. Follow Rick and AEI's Education Program on Twitter ...
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Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Testing…Testing…Testing…Arne Duncan On The Assessment Consortia

Eduwonk » Blog Archive » Testing…Testing…Testing…Arne Duncan On The Assessment Consortia | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
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Making Sense of Common Core: Textual Evidence | Roz Linder.com

Making Sense of Common Core: Textual Evidence | Roz Linder.com | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The first standard under Reading for Literature and Reading for Informational Text is the same. This standard focuses on textual evidence.
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#CCSS "are absolutely clear on the central role that fiction plays...in the ELA classroom,” David Coleman

#CCSS "are absolutely clear on the central role that fiction plays...in the ELA classroom,” David Coleman | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

The president of the College Board defends the role of non-fiction reading in Common Core curricula in an in-depth conversation with radio host Kurt Andersen. He insists fiction will not get short shrift under the new guidelines.


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"According to Coleman, the majority of time in English classes will still be spent on fiction – drama, literature, narrative fiction, and poems. “The only thing that changes is that there’s some portion of time spent on high-quality literary nonfiction,” he said."

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Common-Core Momentum Is Still in Jeopardy - Education Week News

Common-Core Momentum Is Still in Jeopardy - Education Week News | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Education Week NewsCommon-Core Momentum Is Still in JeopardyEducation Week NewsThe re-election of President Barack Obama has many proponents of standards-based education reform feeling a strong sense of relief.
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AFT Calls for Teacher 'Bar Exam'; National Board to Oversee - Education Week News (blog)

AFT Calls for Teacher 'Bar Exam'; National Board to Oversee - Education Week News (blog) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
AFT Calls for Teacher 'Bar Exam'; National Board to OverseeEducation Week News (blog)The American Federation of Teachers has unveiled an ambitious new initiative to raise entry standards for teacher preparation programs—and to create a "universal ...
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How to Design Open-Ended Assignments to Meet the Common Core > Eye On Education

How to Design Open-Ended Assignments to Meet the Common Core > Eye On Education | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards aim to help students become independent learners and thinkers. Students should “become self-directed learners, effec...
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Four Questions on Common Core and Reading Assessment

Four Questions on Common Core and Reading Assessment | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

There are critical questions to address on technology and other issues in planning for reading assessment tied to the common-core standards, Breyette Lorntz writes.


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Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:The Common Core Ate My Baby and Other Urban Legends

Educational Leadership:Common Core: Now What?:The Common Core Ate My Baby and Other Urban Legends | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Common Core Excises Literature From English Classes

Common Core Excises Literature From English Classes | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards in English, which have been adopted in 46 states and the District, call for public schools to ramp up nonfiction so that by 12th grade students will be reading mostly “informational text” ...
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ALEC Vote Rejects Anti-Common Core Resolution - Foundation for ...

ALEC Vote Rejects Anti-Common Core Resolution - Foundation for ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) rejected an anti-Common Core bill, thus completing its 18-month exploration of the Common Core State Standards. This action reaffirmed ALEC's ...
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The Quick and the Ed » Local Control and Common Core State ...

The Quick and the Ed » Local Control and Common Core State ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
It seems unlikely that the next four years will be a period of quiet tinkering: the educational crisis will not wait and there is a very big and very fast policy change headed our way— in 2014 the Common Core State Standards ...
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Why is State Farm Involved in Education Policy? Conservative Think Tank ... - PR Watch

Why is State Farm Involved in Education Policy? Conservative Think Tank ... - PR Watch | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Why is State Farm Involved in Education Policy?
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Common Core Could Improve Quality of High School Assessments - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Common Core Could Improve Quality of High School Assessments - U.S. News & World Report (blog) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World Report (blog)Common Core Could Improve Quality of High School AssessmentsU.S.
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Graduation Rates by State | U.S. DoE

Graduation Rates by State | U.S. DoE | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

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"The new, uniform rate calculation is not comparable in absolute terms to previously reported rates. Therefore, while 26 states reported lower graduation rates and 24 states reported unchanged or increased rates under the new metric, these changes should not be viewed as measures of progress but rather as a more accurate snapshot."