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Help Needed on Strategies for Teaching Common Core, Study Says

Help Needed on Strategies for Teaching Common Core, Study Says | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it

"teachers need substantially more professional development around the common core, not just in understanding what the new standards include and how they differ from states' old standards, but also to fill the gaps in instructional strategies that will be needed for students to write well."


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How implementing Common Core Standards has changed my math classroom

How implementing Common Core Standards has changed my math classroom | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
by Cicely Woodard, 8th grade math & Honors Algebra I teacher at Rose Park Middle Magnet Since implementing Common Core State Standards in my middle school mathematics classroom, my role as teac...

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Social and emotional learning gaining new focus under Common Core | EdSource Today

Social and emotional learning gaining new focus under Common Core | EdSource Today | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it

As California teachers begin to strategize about how to meet the Common Core standards, some educators say that explicit instruction in social and emotional competence – teaching students how to regulate their emotions, problem-solve, and disagree respectfully, among other abilities – should be a key part of the equation. The ability to collaborate, to see others’ perspectives, and to persevere in solving problems is required of students in the Common Core


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Math Teachers Find Common Core More Rigorous Than Prior Standards

Math Teachers Find Common Core More Rigorous Than Prior Standards | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
New survey data suggest that most middle school math teachers believe the common core standards are more rigorous than their state's prior standards.

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Great Teachers Don't Teach

Great Teachers Don't Teach | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, "What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?" I read quite a few excellent remarks that describe what such a teacher does to be effective.
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Culturally Responsive Instruction

Culturally Responsive Instruction | Instructional Leadership Corner | 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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6 ways to take the groan out of Back to School Night

6 ways to take the groan out of Back to School Night | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
Imagine: You’ve had a long and exhausting day at work; you fight traffic, pick up your spouse, and skip dinner so that you can make it to Back to School Night on time.
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ASCD Book: Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom

ASCD Book: Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom | Instructional Leadership Corner | 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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This sounds like an interesting book to read this summer.

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John Hattie, Visible Learning. Pt 2: effective methods.

Edited highlights of a talk by John Hattie where he outlines some of the most successful methods to promote learning (RT @neillangevin: RT @YST_Falcons: A good video from John Hattie with regards to school improvement.)...
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Math Infographic via Common Core Math Book Bundle

Math Infographic via Common Core Math Book Bundle | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it

8 mathematical practices aligned with Common Core State Standards. It particularly shares with teachers starategies to employ in elementary, middle, and highschool to meet the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. The graphic is based on  Common Core Math Book Bundle, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12, by Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones.


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Text to Text: A New Feature, and an Invitation to Share Ideas

Text to Text: A New Feature, and an Invitation to Share Ideas | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
Introducing a new feature, in which we pair a Times article, past or present, with an often-taught literary, historical, scientific or mathematical text. We invite teachers to send us ideas.

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Social and emotional learning gaining new focus under Common Core | EdSource Today

Social and emotional learning gaining new focus under Common Core | EdSource Today | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it

As California teachers begin to strategize about how to meet the Common Core standards, some educators say that explicit instruction in social and emotional competence – teaching students how to regulate their emotions, problem-solve, and disagree respectfully, among other abilities – should be a key part of the equation. The ability to collaborate, to see others’ perspectives, and to persevere in solving problems is required of students in the Common Core


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Middle School Math Teachers: 'more support and resources are needed in order for educators to put the CCSSM into practice'

Middle School Math Teachers: 'more support and resources are needed in order for educators to put the CCSSM into practice' | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
Across the country, middle school mathematics teachers are increasingly familiar with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and report that the CCSSM are more rigorous than the state standards they are replacing, according to a...

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TOOLKIT for Evaluating Alignment of Instructional and Assessment Materials to the Common Core

http://www.achievethecore.org/files/7113/7434/8379/Toolkit_for_Evaluating_the_Alignment_of_Instructional_and_Assessement_Materials_to_the_CCSS.pdf

 


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Learning about Learning

Learning about Learning | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
In Visible Learning John Hattie basically says that almost everything we do in our efforts to help students in schools has a positive effect on students. However, much of what we do actually isn't t
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The Five Attitudes and Beliefs of Expert Teachers (from John Hattie's book Visible Learning for Teachers)

The Five Attitudes and Beliefs of Expert Teachers (from John Hattie's book Visible Learning for Teachers) | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
We all want to be highly effective in our field. We all want to cause high levels of learning in each and everyone of our students. None of us set out to be mediocre.  However, becoming excellent a...
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Formative Assessment Paves the Way! | ASCD Inservice

by Jennifer Beasley. When going on any journey in life, it is nice to know your destination. In the classroom, our destination is the goal of our lessons or units of instruction. Common Core State Standards provide a teacher with ...
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Creating The Conditions: Instructional Leadership | Connected Principals | The Connected Leader

Creating The Conditions: Instructional Leadership | Connected Principals | The Connected Leader | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
Professional autonomy is one of those terms that is defined in so many different ways.  How can we find the areas where we have passion, interest and desire to lead others?
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Fostering curiosity here, there and everywhere

Fostering curiosity here, there and everywhere | Instructional Leadership Corner | Scoop.it
When I speak with students, I often ask, “Who wants to become successful?” All hands shoot up.
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