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Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0

Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning Education 3.0 | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Schools are doing Education 1.0; talking about doing Education 2.0; when they should be planning and implementing Education 3.0. This post seeks to compare the developments of the Internet-Web to t...
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Changing the system... 

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A Happy Tale From a Common-Core Classroom

A Happy Tale From a Common-Core Classroom | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
The common standards have opened a new world to English/language arts students, writes teacher Lyn Cannaday.
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On the Job: Why you should have listened in grammar class

On the Job: Why you should have listened in grammar class | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Think about one of the dozens of e-mails you sent in this past week at work. Did any of them have typos? Spelling errors? Was each of them concise and clear? Did they convey that you're a capable professional?
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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day - Forbes

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day - Forbes | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question.

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When implementing the common core... be a leader! :) 

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Why We Need to Grow Student Vocabulary | Burkins & Yaris

Why We Need to Grow Student Vocabulary | Burkins & Yaris | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Words are not just words. They are the nexus—the interface—between communication and thought.
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To College-and-Career-Ready and Beyond

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Balance.  And Creativity.  

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Writing: The CCSS Meet the 4Ws of Writing

Writing: The CCSS Meet the 4Ws of Writing | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it

IRA Reading Today Online

by Ruth Culham

February 12, 2013

 

The 4Ws

 

Writing process: the recursive steps writers go through to generate textWriting traits: the language used to assess and teach writingWriting modes: the purposes for writingWriting workshop: the structure of the writing classroom
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An interesting article... especially if you come from a 6+1 Traits tradition of writing instruction.  

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Text Complexity (Blog Digest) | Burkins & Yaris

This post compiles the posts we have written pertaining to text complexity and the Common Core standards.
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AP Central - A Strong Foundation, or Why Is Teaching English Important to You?

AP Central - A Strong Foundation, or Why Is Teaching English Important to You? | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
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Revisiting the reasons we teach is more important than ever was embark on this Common Core journey.  Why do you teach?  What are you prepared to do for your students so they can reach the rigor of the CCSS?  

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Asking Questions | Burkins & Yaris

Today's digest of Burkins and Yaris blogs examines the role of questioning and the Common Core State Standards. We explore the ways asking better questions can facilitate student independence and learning.
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Great information on questioning!

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

The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Dav...

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Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, February 7, 2013 2:42 PM

Print out the infographic!

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Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Common Core Assessment: Three Key Shifts (PARCC)

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21st Century Critical Literacy

Is traditional reading and writing enough to be considered literate in the 21st century? We need to rethink our notion of critical literacy, develop authentic l
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A Non-Freaked Out, Focused Approach to the Common Core -- Part 1 | Teaching the Core

A Non-Freaked Out, Focused Approach to the Common Core -- Part 1 | Teaching the Core | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
What are the most important Common Core State Standards? In this post, Dave explains his top picks from the CCSS.
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Awesome, yo.  

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Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift

Creating Classrooms We Need: 8 Ways Into Inquiry Learning | MindShift | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
If kids can access information from sources other than school, and if school is no longer the only place where information lives, what, then happens to the
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Helping Learners Manage Cognitive Dissonance | Burkins & Yaris

Helping Learners Manage Cognitive Dissonance | Burkins & Yaris | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
In this post, guest blogger Angela Stockman shares strategies for helping students engage with difficult text.
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Great Teachers Can't Save America's Schools

Great Teachers Can't Save America's Schools | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
In last year's State of the Union address, the president placed too much importance on individual educators. This year, he should talk about a far deeper problem.

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I admit it.  I'm biased toward the idea that argument needs to be at the center of the curriculum. 

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Catherine Schmidt's curator insight, February 20, 2013 10:27 AM

Great teachers can't do it alone!

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More Than Sparkly | Burkins & Yaris

More Than Sparkly | Burkins & Yaris | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Today we share insights from one of our readers who wrote to us to describe the way she introduced close reading to her students by letting them look at her engagement ring under the document camera.
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Excellent example of close reading for the K-3 classroom!  Would work in the upper grades as well!

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Teens Poor at Finding Information Online

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Making the Common Core Practical

 

Study says adults find online information better than teens. PARCC, are you designing your Common Core tests using research-based usability standards?


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Haiku with our embedded videos/multimedia may help...

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AP Central - AP English -- Dispelling the Myth

AP Central - AP English -- Dispelling the Myth | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
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Many have notice the connection between the CCSS and the expectations of AP coursework.  Contrary to popular belief, AP is not to be feared or shunned. More teachers need to become familiar with the expectation of AP work as they start to implement the CCSS.  

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Common Core and Print

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Ten years from now, maybe sooner, you'll be able to find this article and laugh at its concept. Defending print -- how 20th century. As more schools move towards 1:1 computer-to-student ratios, as te
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Balance, padawan.  Balance.  

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It was Tense

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Tense, I tell you. It was tense.
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Disciplinary Literacy with the Common Core State Standards

Disciplinary Literacy with the Common Core State Standards | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
Over spring break I had the opportunity to attend a one day workshop with Doug Buehl on Disciplinary Literacy with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). First of all, I must say that Mr. Buehl wa...
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LEARN - LEAD - GROW : Socrative + Edmodo = Cool Classroom Discussion

LEARN - LEAD - GROW : Socrative + Edmodo = Cool Classroom Discussion | Implementation of the Common Core Standards | Scoop.it
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