School Improvement Services-March 2012
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Resources from our March 14th meeting
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achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules

achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules | School Improvement Services-March 2012 | Scoop.it

You may find these professional development modules related to the Common Core helpful as you move forward to full implementation. These modules are immediately useable and eaach contains a PPT w/notes, activities, links to resources and a Facilitators Guide. An added bonus is that you can customize the PPTs as needed to communicate district priorities.

 

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Agenda 2017 Communication Resources

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Here is the DPI webpage devoted to materials to help school districts and others understand and communicate about current education reform efforts in Wisconsin. Scroll down to find a fillable letter to parents about the new School Report Cards coming in late September.

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"Bringing the Common Core to Life" : Resources : Race to the Top : NYSED

One of the best overviews and explanations of the Common Core State Standards that I've seen by David Coleman, one of the authors.

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

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Look here for the February 29th release of the latest Smarter Balanced test item specifications.

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Agenda 2017 Communication Resources

Agenda 2017 Communication Resources | School Improvement Services-March 2012 | Scoop.it

These materials will help school districts and others understand and communicate about current education reform efforts in Wisconsin. Tony has a nice, simple overview posted about the changes that would be appropriate to use with teachers, parents or community members. Scroll down for a fillable letter to parents related to the New School Report Cards.

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achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules

achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules | School Improvement Services-March 2012 | Scoop.it

These Professional Development modules may be useful as you move ahead to full implementation of the Common Core. Each module contains a PPT, notes, activities and Facilitators Guide to make these instantly useable. An added bonus is that you may customize the PPT to meet your own district needs.

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Proposal gets serious about raising the bar for student achievement - JSOnline

Proposal gets serious about raising the bar for student achievement - JSOnline | School Improvement Services-March 2012 | Scoop.it
What if you suddenly found out that half of the eighth-graders in Wisconsin, all kids you thought were highly rated readers, really didn't merit being called proficient?
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