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For teachers in English/Language Arts, mostly secondary resources.
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How Art Can Be Used To Enhance Your Mind - Edudemic

How Art Can Be Used To Enhance Your Mind - Edudemic | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
The study of art can be used to enhance your mind, encourage you to dig through your past, and even mold a better future.

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Hands-On Poetry Activities

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Writing poetry doesn't have to be hard. Check out my latest post "Hands-on Poetry Activities" for ideas and tips to inspire your students.

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, November 29, 2013 11:10 PM

Great ideas for writing original poems.

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Do Schools Kill Students` Creativity ? ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Do Schools Kill Students` Creativity ? ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
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We MUST foster creativity.

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Love is in the Air...Valentine's Day Freebie Link-Up

Love is in the Air...Valentine's Day Freebie Link-Up | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
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Tons of free downloads for teachers of every content area for Valentine's Day. Come link up your freebie, or take advantage of all the free downloads.

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, February 2, 2013 12:23 PM

Loads of free downloads for teachers for Valentine's Day!

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Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail

Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
A new study explores what happens to students who aren't allowed to suffer through setbacks.
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Kids will be much stronger and more able to cope with life's curve balls when they are allowed to fail. Let your children learn from their mistakes.

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41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills -

41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills - | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
41 Resources, Tools, And Apps To Improve Writing Skills by Tom Vander Ark first appeared on gettingsmart.com  Math gets all the love–at least that appears…

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iPads Changing The Way Children Learn Today

iPads Changing The Way Children Learn Today | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
There are thousands of videos on Youtube today that illustrate the bewildering intuition that young children seem to display when using iPads.
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Education Nation: Common Core Standards change classrooms | 9news.com

Education Nation: Common Core Standards change classrooms  | 9news.com | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

From PARCC... the work of teachers to implement Common Core Standards across the nation, particularly here in Colorado.

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Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Common Core Journal Prompts: My Resolution to Have My Students Write More

Mrs. Orman's Classroom: Common Core Journal Prompts: My Resolution to Have My Students Write More | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
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Free journal prompts that are lengthy enough to be non-fiction mini reading & writing assessments.

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Common Core Vocabulary Graphic Organizers {Grades 2 - 5} - Tracee Orman

Common Core Vocabulary Graphic Organizers {Grades 2 - 5} - Tracee Orman | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
Common Core Vocabulary Graphic Organizers for Grades 2 - 5 includes 12 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills.

What makes these any different from others?
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Vocabulary activities for grades 2-5 that practice skills in the language strand of the Common Core State Standards. (This is a priced product.)

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Magdalena Mesngon's curator insight, January 2, 2013 1:12 AM

great sites for different graphic organizers

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Creativity in education: Why it matters

Creativity in education: Why it matters | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

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Top Teachers Smorgasboard

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Mrs.Orman's Classroom: Tip #3 for Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Your ELA Curriculum (Mrs.Orman's Classroom: Tip #3 for Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Your ELA Curricul http://t.co/t9FcLB6r...)...

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How we're using sport and journalism to change students' attitudes to reading

How we're using sport and journalism to change students' attitudes to reading | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

Principal Claire Smith has harnessed the power of football, speedway racing and journalism to improve literacy in her school...


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Common Core Writing: Poetry Analysis & Critique Essay Step-by-Step

Common Core Writing: Poetry Analysis & Critique Essay Step-by-Step | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
Common Core Writing: Poetry/Poem Analysis & Critique Essay

Students struggle reading and understanding poetry, let alone trying to write a critique of a poem.
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15 Reasons Why Standardized Tests are Problematic

15 Reasons Why Standardized Tests are Problematic | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
It’s wonderful to see all the protests around the country against standardized testing. At Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington, teachers are refusing to administer the Measures of Academic…
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Blubbr- Great Tool to Create Quizzes from YouTube Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Blubbr- Great Tool to Create Quizzes from YouTube Videos ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

"Using Blubbr you can either create your own quizzes around YouTube videos you find using the search functionality or you can browse the categories provided by Blubbr and which have a wide range of already made video quizzes. I have been going through some of these trivs in the category of Education and stumbled upon this awesome example of how a video quiz look like..."


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Writing Prompt for Groundhog Day

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Tracee Orman's curator insight, February 2, 2013 12:24 PM

Free writing prompt to use in February or anytime.

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10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > Eye On Education

10 Tips for Teaching Grammar According to the Common Core > Eye On Education | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

By Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Davis

 

The Common Core State Standards stress the importance of teaching grammar. The standards lay out which grammar rules should be taught at which grade levels. So you know what rules to teach… but how do you teach them? Here are ten tips for teaching grammar according to the Common Core. (See the infographic here).


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What English classes should look like in Common Core era

What English classes should look like in Common Core era | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it

The recent controversy over how much fiction and non-fiction high school students are supposed to read under the Common Core State Standards begged the question of where the 70 percent non-fiction 30 percent fiction for seniors actually came from and how English classes should look.


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Jennifer Bausman's curator insight, January 11, 2013 8:19 AM

Fantastic article that dispels the myth that the CCSS wants to eliminate literature.

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Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers | PARCC

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers | PARCC | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
#CommonCore facts & info about #PARCC transition & implementation http://t.co/mJG72vmn from @AchieveInc...
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Common Core | State Standards Initiative

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For the Arkansas Art Educators!


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10 FREE Downloads; the TpT iPhone App is now available

10 FREE Downloads; the TpT iPhone App is now available | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
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Find many free & inexpensive CCSS resources for all content areas and grade levels.

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Common Core Vocabulary Graphic Organizers {Grades 6-12} - Tracee Orman

Common Core Vocabulary Graphic Organizers {Grades 6-12} - Tracee Orman | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
Common Core Vocabulary (Language) Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 includes 17 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills.
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Editable vocabulary graphic organizers that practice skills in the language strand of the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12. Includes detailed examples. (This is a priced item.)

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Close Reading,the Common Core, and a Freaking Awesome Prezi | Teaching the Core | Common Core State Standards SMUSD

Close Reading,the Common Core, and a Freaking Awesome Prezi | Teaching the Core | Common Core State Standards SMUSD | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
Lots of people think close reading is awesome, and it's the first first of the CCSS anchor standards. In this post, you'll find a great Prezi for learning more.

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Top Secondary Teachers

Top Secondary Teachers | Common Core Resources for ELA Teachers | Scoop.it
Common Core State Standards ELA Fiction & Non-Fiction Reading Graphic Organizers for grades 6, 7, 8.

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