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Top 10 Questions to Ask #CommonCore Vendors

Top 10 Questions to Ask #CommonCore Vendors | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it

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Their Answers Will Help Separate the Genuine from the Disingenuous

 

The implementation of Common Core State Standards is intended to create change in our nation's public education system ... not put change in the pockets of the American publishing industry.


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Guest: How to train great teachers

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Common Core standards will have little effect on student achievement without high-quality teacher preparation, writes guest columnist Michael A. Lundin.
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10 Useful Common Core Resources For Elementary Teachers - Edudemic

10 Useful Common Core Resources For Elementary Teachers - Edudemic | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
There are a lot of Common Core resources being used this year. Here are some of an elementary teacher's favorites that she wanted to share.
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How to Help Students Master the Common Core Digital Math Assessments

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A quick booklet designed to help educators prepare their students for the Common Core Digital Math Assessments. (We just rolled out our new #CCSS-mirroring online math assessments.
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Free Common Core Word Banks and the Importance of Common Language

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Common Core State Standard Lessons and English Language Arts Video Samples by WriteSteps, a K-5 National Writing Lessons Program & Writers Workshop -That is making a Difference for Students and Teachers.
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How Parents Can Support the Common Core Reading Standards | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

How Parents Can Support the Common Core Reading Standards | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Is your school using the new Common Core standards? This is a big change for students -- and their parents.
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Common Core in Action: Math in the Middle School Classroom ...

Common Core in Action: Math in the Middle School Classroom ... | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns demonstrates how to use tech tools for teaching Common Core skills to middle school math students.
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Explore Lessons | LearnZillion

Explore Lessons | LearnZillion | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Explore math video lessons from grades 3-9. Search by Common Core domain, topic, or grade. Includes Additional Practice and Director's Commentary videos.
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10 Useful Common Core Resources For Elementary Teachers - Edudemic

10 Useful Common Core Resources For Elementary Teachers - Edudemic | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
There are a lot of Common Core resources being used this year. Here are some of an elementary teacher's favorites that she wanted to share.
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How school leaders can address challenges of the common core

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School leaders will need to "find a way" to help teachers change instruction to meet the challenges of implementing the Common Core State Standards by listening to what educators have to say and by engaging with teacher leaders and parents, K-12...
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Dumb, Dumb and Dumber with Common Core | FreedomWorks

Dumb, Dumb and Dumber with Common Core | FreedomWorks | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
FreedomWorks is a grassroots service center dedicated to helping activists fight for lower taxes, less government, and more freedom.
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Does the common core encourage students to connect with text?

Does the common core encourage students to connect with text? | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards does not prohibit students from making personal connections to the material they read, but the method isn't encouraged either, asserts sixth-grade English teacher Meredith Jacks.
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Parents & The Common Core Standards | Engaging Parents In School…

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RT @parentnetassn: Parents & The Common Core Standards http://t.co/KGNtTWSZ2H
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A School Library Transformed – Part 1: What Have I Done to My Library?

A School Library Transformed – Part 1: What Have I Done to My Library? | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
At the end of the 2010-2011 school year I began a complete transformation of my K-12 school library. I started this blog specifically to track the project, but mostly got sidetracked. My collection...

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3 Tools to Tackle Common Core Math Standards - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - CCSS, common core, EdTech, teachers

3 Tools to Tackle Common Core Math Standards - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - CCSS, common core, EdTech, teachers | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
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5 Facts: Making Common Sense of the Common Core

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Common Core State Standards are K-12 English Language Arts/Literacy and Math standards that will create a clear, consistent level of knowledge for our public school students no matter where they live.
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Ky. schools look to Singapore to raise math scores

Ky. schools look to Singapore to raise math scores | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Kentucky schools look to 'Math in Focus' to meet the demands of the Common Core.
Math in Focus represents... http://t.co/K2MEaCHTEm
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“Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans: Ready-to-Use Resources, 6-8”: A Book Review - The Educator's Room

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SCHOOLS: Common Core transition underway - PE.com Blogs

SCHOOLS: Common Core transition underway - PE.com Blogs | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
First-grade teacher Erin Motto at Eastvale Elementary School says she loves the way the new Common Core State Standards has changed the way she teaches and helps students discover what she wants them to learn.
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Assessment Apps | Scholastic.com

Assessment Apps | Scholastic.com | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Innovative assessment apps to help educators prep for Common Core tests and provide in-depth student feedback.
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Common Core & Ed Tech: Five All-time Popular Posts

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RT @ccedtech: Common Core & Ed Tech: Five All-time Popular Posts http://t.co/EOjeaeZmak #ccchat #commoncore @Dowbiggin
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Badges and the Common Core

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When today's K-12 students enter college and embark in their careers, they will most likely encounter a wide array of game-like elements, such as badge systems. In June, Blackboard Learn, a learning (New!
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Common Core Lesson Plan Organizers for Math and ELA | Scholastic.com

Common Core Lesson Plan Organizers for Math and ELA | Scholastic.com | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
Make your life easier with these graphic organizers that will help you track when and how you are helping your students meet the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics.
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Making Parents Aware of Common Core-A letter fo...

Making Parents Aware of Common Core-A letter fo... | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
As I continue to prepare for next school year, I keep coming back to the idea that most parents are unaware what Common Core is and how it is going to affect their students. I decided I would email...
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NWEA Introduces New Assessments Built on the Common Core State Standards - PR Web (press release)

NWEA Introduces New Assessments Built on the Common Core State Standards PR Web (press release) Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), a national leader in computer adaptive assessment, announced today that it will release a new version of its...
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15 More Resources For Common Core Learning

15 More Resources For Common Core Learning | This thing called Common Core | Scoop.it
15 More Resources For Common Core Learning (RT @justintarte: 15 More Resources For Common Core Learning http://t.co/XgfxIindTs via @TeachThought)
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