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“The Writing Revolution” may just be a reading revolution (with ...

“The Writing Revolution” may just be a reading revolution (with ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
This comes at a time when there is some debate about the Common Core English language arts standards (see here and here, as well as The Atlantic profile of David Coleman, and just about anything our Common Core guru Kathleen Porter- Magee has...
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Coming Soon to Your School: Common Core State Standards - SchoolFamily.com

A look at how Common Core State Standards will impact your kids: http://t.co/r4Y9eJw8 #parenting #education...
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How to Design Text-Based Questions (and Teach Students to Answer Them!) > Eye On Education

How to Design Text-Based Questions (and Teach Students to Answer Them!) > Eye On Education | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
When I was a teacher, it was common practice to ask students for their personal responses to literature. I did that a lot in my classroom as a way t...
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The Schoolmaster - Atlantic Mobile (David Coleman)

The Schoolmaster - Atlantic Mobile (David Coleman) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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Common Core: Leading the Change - SJC ISD | Michigan ASCD

Common Core: Leading the Change - SJC ISD | Michigan ASCD | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

Common Core: Leading the Change
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Implementing Common Core Standards WITH Current Instructional

Implementing Common Core Standards WITH Current Instructional | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
With common core, many teachers worry about whether or not the creative strategies that they have used in the past will still be effective with the new standards. What some may not realize is that road to meeting the standard ...
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The harm of local grading in a world of standards: what NAEP reveals (Thoughtlessness part 4)

The harm of local grading in a world of standards: what NAEP reveals (Thoughtlessness part 4) | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Once again the recently released NAEP results reveal that American student achievement in writing is far worse than local report …Continue reading »...

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Practical PBL: The Ongoing Challenges of Assessment

Practical PBL: The Ongoing Challenges of Assessment | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
In recent years, most students in my project-based AP Government classes have indicated, in both class discussions and anonymously on surveys, that they prefer project-based learning to a more tradit (Practical PBL: The Ongoing Challenges of Assessment...
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All Work, No Play? What Common Core Means for the Pre K Crowd

All Work, No Play? What Common Core Means for the Pre K Crowd | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
On my daughter’s first day of kindergarten 25 years ago, I was thrilled to see a door from the classroom that led straight to a sunny playground (MT @BethRabbitt: We waste enrgy fightng against Core Curriculum when should be fightng FOR information...
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Introducing an Experiment: Weekly Common Core Practice Prompts

Introducing an Experiment: Weekly Common Core Practice Prompts | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

 New Jersey teachers and their freshman classes to bring three quick, engaging tasks each week that match the demands of the Common Core Standards with the content of that week's New York Times.

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Systems over substance: Why top-down teacher-evaluation reforms are unlikely to boost student achievement

Systems over substance: Why top-down teacher-evaluation reforms are unlikely to boost student achievement | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Where education reform has lost its way (We may differ on the details but agreed that top-down mandates bereft of actionable feedback don't = #edreform http://t.co/RpnnmzD6...)...
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Common Core Reaches Into Science Classes, Survey Finds ...

Common Core Reaches Into Science Classes, Survey Finds ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
The new data, collected by the National Science Teachers Association, provide an early glimpse into how the common core is touching science teachers (grades 6-12) and their students.
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Common Core

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Infohio Common Core Resources great for text complexity and literacy http://t.co/sxHAuKaE #PARCCELC #OHPARCC #CCSS...
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Teaching the features of effective writing - The five features of effective writing

Teaching the features of effective writing - The five features of effective writing | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it

By organizing your instruction around focus, organization, support and elaboration, style, and conventions, you can help students become more effective writers and make your own job easier.
BY KIM BOWEN AND KATHLEEN CALI


We teach children how to read books but not how to read their own writing…Unless we show children how to read their own writing, their work will not improve.”
— Donald Graves, A Fresh Look at Writing

 

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http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/few/

 


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Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role | EdD etc.

Common Core Thrusts Librarians Into Leadership Role | EdD etc. | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
Already equipped with inquiry-based skills, librarians are helping teachers acquire the instructional methods they need to adopt.
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MasteryConnect - Home

MasteryConnect - Home | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
MasteryConnect - Share common assessments aligned to standards, connect in a professional learning community, and track student performance.
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Paper Decries 'Literature Deficit' in Common Standards - Curriculum ...

Paper Decries 'Literature Deficit' in Common Standards - Curriculum ... | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
A new paper takes aim at the emphasis on informational text in the Common Core State Standards, arguing that it will lessen the role of literature in students' studies, harming their readiness for college.
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Out In Left Field: Constructivizing the Common Core

Out In Left Field: Constructivizing the Common Core | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
I've long been skeptical about whether the Common Core Standards, however well intentioned, can spur positive education reform. As I argued earlier on the Core Knowledge blog, the vagueness of these standards leaves ...
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The Common Core and What Children Need

The Common Core and What Children Need | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
BOOST Collaborative - Redefining Leadership in Out-of-School-Time (Common core and what children need.http://t.co/b9XoLFTd @teamboost #summermatters #expandlearning...)...

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The Writing Revolution

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The Atlantic covers news and analysis on politics, business, culture, technology, national, international and life on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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Quick Guide to the Common Core ELA Standards

Quick Guide to the Common Core ELA Standards | Oakland County ELA Common Core | Scoop.it
English Language Arts
The text is more complex. The text covers a wider range of genres and formats. There is a greater emphasis on evidence-based questioning. Students are exposed to more authentic text. Shared responsibility for students' literacy development. Focus on academic vocabulary.

 


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Common Core "How-To": Easy 1st Steps to Aligning Lesson Plans #ccss #ccchat #video #edchat

Part 2 of 2 Implementing Common Core (worksheets).

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