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Enhancing Culturally Responsive Literacy and Language Instruction
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Common Core Curriculum Maps | English Language Arts

Common Core Curriculum Maps | English Language Arts | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project provides educators with high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State Standards.

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PARCC releases assessment prototypes

PARCC releases assessment prototypes | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
Recently, PARCC released the Assessment prototypes for ELA and Mathematics: http://www.parcconline.org/samples/item-task-prototypes . I got an opportunity to examine the prototypes and I wanted to ...
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ELA CCSS accentuates the Complex, Unified, Continuous Process of Reading

ELA CCSS accentuates the Complex, Unified, Continuous Process of Reading | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
“All students must be able to comprehend texts of steadily increasing complexity as they progress through school” (www.corestandards.org/assets/Appendix_A.pdf , p. 2). Given this notion...
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WNY Education Associates » Critical Thinking, Complex Text, and the Common Core

WNY Education Associates » Critical Thinking, Complex Text, and the Common Core | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

Additional resources on rhetoric.

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Kenji Hakuta on ELLs and the Common Core Standards

In November 2011, Professor Kenji Hakuta delivered a SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar called "Closing the Language Gap: ELLs and the Common Core Standards." After the...
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Text Complexity Multi-Index Process » TextProject

Text Complexity Multi-Index Process » TextProject | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

The Text Complexity Multi-Index (TCMI) is a process for matching texts with students. The process attends to all three dimensions that were recommended by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS Initiative, 2011) for selecting texts: (a) quantitative, (b) qualitative, and (c) reader-text match. Qualitative measures are of two types: comparison with a set of benchmark texts and a scheme for analyzing core traits of texts. The two types of qualitative measures mean that the TCMI process has four steps.

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The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text'

The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text' | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
Why the Common Core Standards and The New York Times are perfect together, and a list of all our favorite literacy strategies for before, during and after reading a Times article with students. Bookmark this one!
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The MJR Report: Speaking Two Languages Benefits Low-Income Children

The MJR Report: Speaking Two Languages Benefits Low-Income Children | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

Living in poverty is often accompanied by conditions that can negatively influence cognitive development. Is it possible that being bilingual might counteract these effects?

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Joan Chiao - Cultural Neuroscience: Bridging Cultural and Biological Sciences

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Chiao is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University. She studies how cultural...
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The Mind in the World: Culture and the Brain - Association for Psychological Science

The Mind in the World: Culture and the Brain - Association for Psychological Science | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

How the “outside” affects the “inside” is at the heart of many of the deepest psychological questions.

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Your brain on culture

Your brain on culture | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
A recent study shows the power of cultural neuroscience, the growing field that uses brain-imaging technology to deepen the understanding of how environment and beliefs can shape mental function.
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Common Core Curriculum Maps

Common Core Curriculum Maps | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
To help teachers make the instructional shift in their practices, there is a resource published by Jossey-Bass entitled, Common Core Curricular Maps (K-12). These guides feature an academic year&#8...
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Reading Assessment and Testing

Dr. William Oehlkers discusses the models of reading assessment used by schools and their effectiveness of measuring student success. School Talk #499 www.sc...
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Erikson Institute: Common Core State Standards and early childhood education explored at Erikson

Erikson Institute: Common Core State Standards and early childhood education explored at Erikson | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

Some 90 researchers and teachers grappled with this and other questions at the February forum High-Quality PreK–3rd in the Age of Common Core.

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The Ideas of Chomsky-BBC interview

A very early and also very interesting interview with Noam Chomsky regarding his Linguistic work published at the time. The last part contains a discussion o...
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ap06_englang_roskelly_50098.pdf

The AP Language and Composition Exam places strong emphasis on students’ ability to analyze texts rhetorically and to use rhetoric effectively as they compose essay responses.
It’s an important question for teachers, therefore, to consider what students need to know about this often misunderstood term in order to write confidently and skillfully.

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6.Lily Wong Fillmore: Text Complexity, Common Core, and ELLs

Lily Wong Fillmore says the new Common Core State Standards require students to read complex texts. This is a challenge—teachers and administrators have litt...
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Being a Digital Native Isn’t Enough | Learning Technology

Being a Digital Native Isn’t Enough | Learning Technology | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
It is our role as teachers to help students develop the skills to problem solve independently and collaboratively use 21st-century skills while not relying on technology to do all of the thinking for them.
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001_text_structures-deb-wahsltrom.pdf

Effectively teaching text structure to enhance comprehension of rhetorical structures.

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At the frontier of cultural neuroscience: Introduction to the special issue

At the frontier of cultural neuroscience: Introduction to the special issue | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it

Cultural neuroscience is a new, interdisciplinary field bridging cultural psychology, neurosciences and neurogenetics that explains how the neurobiological processes, such as genetic expression and brain function, give rise to cultural values, practices and beliefs as well as how culture shapes neurobiological processes across macro- and micro-time scales.

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Cultural Neuroscience and the Collective Good

The Jepson School of Leadership Studies hosted The Jepson Colloquium "For the Greater Good of All: Perspectives on Individualism, Society and Leadership" dur...
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Culture wires the brain: A cognitive neuroscience perspective

Culture wires the brain: A cognitive neuroscience perspective | Language, Literacy, and Culture | Scoop.it
Where you grow up can have a big impact on the food you eat, the clothes you wear, and even how your brain works. Researchers discuss ways in which brain structure and function may be influenced by culture.
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