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Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ...
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Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project

Welcome to the Mathematics Assessment Project | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

High quality resources that created with the Common Core in mind. Includes assessment materials as well as professional development modules for teachers.

 

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Sample Items and Performance Tasks | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Sample Items and Performance Tasks | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

Smarter just released another round of sample items. These more closely mimic what we will eventually see in the computer adaptive test.

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How the Common Core changes everything

How the Common Core changes everything | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

20 ways education will never be the same in a Common Core world.

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NEA - Impact of Sequestration on Federal Education Programs - State-by-State

NEA - Impact of Sequestration on Federal Education Programs - State-by-State | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

Wondering about what will happen to education funding in Wisconsin if we fall off the budget cliff at the end of this year? NEA has put together an overview that contains specific, state-by-state analyses of cuts. The site also gives suggestions for action.

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achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules

achievethecore.org / Steal These Tools / Professional Development Modules | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

These are ready-to-go professional development modules to use as you work toward full implementation of the Common Core. Each module has a PPT w/presentation notes, activities, links to resources and a Facilitator's Guide. An added bonus is that you can adapt the PPT to meet the specific needs of your district. Expect to see more modules added in the future.

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Rand McNally: Free online 'Play the Election' teaches students & teachers about election process

Rand McNally: Free online 'Play the Election' teaches students & teachers about election process | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

A fee, online game from Rand McNally called 'Play the Election'. This resource includes interactive electoral map, digital mini-games, standards-aligned lesson plans and more ...

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Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core?

Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core? | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

Many school districts are worried that the standards' requirement for online testing is pushing them over the brink of their technological capacity.

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Assessments - Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

Assessments - Teachers College Reading & Writing Project | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

The Reading and Writing Project, led by Lucy Calkins, hosts a vast amount of material for classroom teachers related to literacy. The intent of the Reading and Writing Project is to develop state-of-the-art knowledge about the teaching of reading and writing in grades K-8, and about methods of differentiating instruction, using formative assessments and supporting content-area literacy. Check out the performance task link!

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Welcome to the Inside Mathematics Website

Welcome to the Inside Mathematics Website | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

This is the homepage of Inside Mathematics, a professional learning community for educators passionate about improving students' mathematics learning and performance. Under Tools for Educators are some great resources for teachers. The link for this website comes from Bill McCallum, a lead author of the CCSS in for math.

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Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen

Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it
You've never seen data presented like this.
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Disciplinary Literacy Suitcase

Disciplinary Literacy Suitcase | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

This is the latest addition to the DPIs Disciplainary Literacy page. Lots of great resources for professional learning.

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Agenda 2017 Communication Resources

Agenda 2017 Communication Resources | CESA 4 School Improvement Services Update | Scoop.it

Here are materials to help school districts and others understand and communicate about current education reform efforts in Wisconsin. I expect it will continue to be updated. The video would be a great way to start an overview conversation with teachers or parents. Scroll down for a fillable letter about the New School Report Cards.

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