Tag Archives: Common Core

“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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Check out our September 2014 New Releases!

A Non-Freaked Out Guide to Teaching the Common Core: Using the 32 Literacy Anchor Standards to Develop College- and Career-Ready Students  by Dave Stuart Jr. (2014) — 9781118952269 Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?: Why China Has the Best … 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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12 Useful Literacy Resources in Honor of International Literacy Day

  September 8 is International Literacy Day! How will you and your students be celebrating? If you’d like to get your students more involved in reading and writing, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of our newest and most … Read more.

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Check out our August 2014 New Releses!

For more information on a particular book, just click on the cover.  Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action by Sarah Tantillo Transformational Literacy: Making the Common Core Shift with Work That Matters by Ron Berger, Libby Woodfin, Suzanne … Read more.

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An Interview with Katie McKnight, Author of Common Core Literacy

Katie McKnight is a former classroom teacher and nationally recognized expert in literacy, inclusive classrooms, Common Core State Standards, and integrating technology in the 21st century classroom. She is currently a professor of secondary education at National Louis University and … 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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