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The achievement gap: 21 percent of children under age 18 were living in poverty

The achievement gap: 21 percent of children under age 18 were living in poverty | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
If you want to understand the achievement gap, look a these new statistics on educational access and persistence just released by the U.S. Education Department’s National Center for Education Statistics.

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Melanie Kurdys fights against Common Core Curriculum in state school board campaign

Melanie Kurdys fights against Common Core Curriculum in state school board campaign | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Kurdys opposes Michigan's move to adopt the nationwide common core curriculum, calling it an "inappropriate use of resources."...
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Educational Theories

Educational Theories | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Don't forget good education theory as you plan that lesson with Common Core standards. .


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Common Core Classrooms: Figurative Language

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Great Common Core Nonfiction: Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America

Great Common Core Nonfiction: Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in America | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
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CCSS in the Middle Grades Classroom

CCSS in the Middle Grades Classroom | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Common Core State Standards: We point to essential links, free PD resources, critiques, help for parents & future forecast.

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Is top-ranked Massachusetts messing with education success? - MinnPost.com

Is top-ranked Massachusetts messing with education success? - MinnPost.com | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Christian Science MonitorIs top-ranked Massachusetts messing with education success?
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Social Studies: Resources for Aligning to the Common Core

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5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core   Social studies supervisors and teachers across the country are revising their unit plans to meet their state’s…...

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Teacher librarians crucial in info age - The Canberra Times

Teacher librarians crucial in info age - The Canberra Times | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Canberra TimesTeacher librarians crucial in info ageThe Canberra TimesThe teacher librarian is now the critical facilitator who can help guide and teach students to master these digital literacy skills.
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Integrate Common Core Standards with PBS Learning Media

Integrate Common Core Standards with PBS Learning Media | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Looking to integrate the Common Core State Standards into your teaching this year? Let PBS LearningMedia support your efforts. Start with these featured resources, then sign up for full access – anytime, anywhere: ...
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Remainders: The Common Core turns up in Democrats' platform ...

Remainders: The Common Core turns up in Democrats' platform ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core shows up in the Democratic Party platform, but not in Republicans'. (Politics K-12) A San Francisco high school that got caught in federal.
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Common Core Toolkit | EngageNY

The Common Core Toolkit is a collection of the resources you need to guide your implementation of the Common Core – all in one place. We encourage you to use these resources and exemplars as you begin to implement the Common Core in your classroom.


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OER Commons

OER Commons | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.

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Technology and the Common Core

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Literacy Design Collaborative | About

Literacy Design Collaborative | About | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Nearly all middle and high school students in the United States need substantially stronger reading and writing skills to be ready for adult success. The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) offers a fresh approach to incorporating literacy into middle and high school content areas.


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Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - common core, DigLN, edreform

Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - common core, DigLN, edreform | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Since the Common Core State Standards were introduced, there has been much discussion about what they mean for educators and students and how they will impact teaching and learning.
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Common Sense for the #CommonCore: Weekly Roundup (weekly ...

Common Sense for the #CommonCore: Weekly Roundup (weekly ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core – Flemington, NJ, United States, ASCD EDge Blog post – A Professional Networking Community for Educators. Several resources on this list (at ...
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Using Anchor Papers to Help Teachers and Students Understand ...

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With the new standards and learning expectations outlined in the Common Core, anchor papers can be a useful tool for helping your teachers and students see and understand what meeting the new standards will “look” like in their classrooms.

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Departing the Text: Getting a Glimpse at LINCOLN'S LAST DAYS (Grim Facts, Review, Lesson Plans, Cutting Across Content-Areas)

Departing the Text: Getting a Glimpse at LINCOLN'S LAST DAYS (Grim Facts, Review, Lesson Plans, Cutting Across Content-Areas) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
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Susie's comment, September 8, 2012 3:23 PM
There is another post - same blog that I thought you might be interested in...it's about using fractured fariy tales in language arts classes to meet Common Core Standards. Here's the link: http://departingthetext.blogspot.com/2012/08/fractured-fairy-tales-fun-for-all-ages.html
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Departing the Text: He## YES! Graphic Novels Meet Common Core Standards: Here's Why And A List of My Favorites

Departing the Text: He## YES! Graphic Novels Meet Common Core Standards: Here's Why And A List of My Favorites | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
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Les Howard's comment, September 7, 2012 5:23 AM
Thanks Susie for the great recommendations.
Susie's comment, September 7, 2012 6:58 AM
You're welcome! Glad you agree.
Susie's comment, September 8, 2012 3:24 PM
There's another post, same blog you might be interested in. It's about using fractured fairy tales (and lists of recommendations) for grades k-12: http://departingthetext.blogspot.com/2012/08/fractured-fairy-tales-fun-for-all-ages.html
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EduCore - Tools for Teaching the Common Core - ASCD

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The Dialogue with the Gates Foundation: What happens when ...

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Indeed, investors are already eying the opportunities this will create in the states revealed to be "behind" in their performance on Common Core assessments. One slide in this investment advisor's presentation proclaims ...
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Common Core Classrooms: Excellent Common Core Website

Common Core Classrooms: Excellent Common Core Website | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Excellent Common Core Website. My principal shared this fabulous website with me the other day and I found. it incredibly helpful. Now, I would like to share it with you. The Florida Department of Education released the ...
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Susie's comment, September 6, 2012 5:46 PM
Thanks. Liked this too!
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Whit's End: Common Core Rubric for History/Social Studies 9-10

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11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core Standards

11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core Standards | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards initiative was state led and coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers to create benchmarks for learning from kindergarten through...

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