Common Core

Guest Post: ‘Changing the Conversation’ by Teacher Ambassador Lisa Coates

This guest post from Jossey-Bass Teacher Ambassador Lisa Coates tells the story of Albert Hill Middle School, a Title I turnaround in Richmond City, Virginia. Currently in the midst of major transition, Albert Hill has implemented school-wide use of Doug … Read more.

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A lot happens in a year. In December, with 2015 coming to a close, Google Trends released their fifteenth annual “Year In Search,” a report that aggregates a year’s worth of information about what people around the globe have been … Read more.

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“We Bought iPads, and Now We’re Common Core Aligned!”

Dave Stuart Jr. teaches English and world history in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He also writes a popular blog on teaching the Common Core State Standards, called Teaching the Core (www.teachingthecore.com). With over ten thousand monthly readers, Dave’s blog has been … Read more.

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What Does “College- and Career-Ready” Actually Mean?

Dave Stuart Jr. teaches English and world history in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He also writes a popular blog on teaching the Common Core State Standards, called Teaching the Core (www.teachingthecore.com). With over ten thousand monthly readers, Dave’s blog has been … Read more.

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Exit Tickets: A Sneak Peek at Literacy and the Common Core by Sarah Tantillo

Below is an excerpt from Sarah Tantillo’s new book, Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action, which will be released at the end of this month. If you’re interested in learning more about Tantillo’s work, check out her website … Read more.

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An Interview with Sarah Tantillo, Author of The Literacy Cookbook [VIDEO]

Sarah Tantillo is a literacy consultant who has taught high school English and Humanities in both suburban and urban public schools for over fifteen years. Below, hear her discuss The Literacy Cookbook, a guide to teaching reading comprehension, writing, and oral … Read more.

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PODCAST: What Are the Habits of Lifelong Readers, How Do We Instill Them?

Larry Ferlazzo talks with Donalyn Miller about close reading, Common Core, empowering students to be readers, and her popular reading books, The Book Whisperer, and Reading in the Wild. LISTEN HERE! Donalyn Miller has worked with a variety of upper … Read more.

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What Will “College and Career Ready” Mean in the Future?

We know that the driving force behind the Common Core State Standards is to promote college and career readiness for all students. But what does “college and career ready” really mean? David Conley, one of the leading national authorities on … Read more.

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Algebra & Beyond: Quick Lessons from “Math Starters!”

Brand new from veteran authors Judith, Gary, and Erin Muschla, the second edition of Math Starters! has been thoroughly revised and updated to be aligned to the Common Core Standards, and covers a range of topics from number theory to statistics and … Read more.

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Welcome, Teachers: a letter to you from Lynne Munson, President and Executive Director of Common Core

Dear Teacher, Thank you for your interest in Common Core’s curriculum in mathematics. Common Core is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to helping K-12 public schoolteachers use the power of high-quality content to improve instruction.1  We are … Read more.

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