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Matt Renwick

Common Core Reading: Difficult, Dahl, Repeat : NPR Ed : NPR - 42 views

  • Ms. Wertheimer warms them up with a text-dependent question: "Are all of these native peoples nomadic?"
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      "Warms them up" - That is not the descriptor I would use for that question.
  • "On page 6, paragraph 2," he says, "the first sentence: 'The Haida and Tlingit of the Northwest built permanent wooden homes called longhouses.' "
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      How is this any different than the outdate practice of call and answer?
  • seems to engage the kids
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      Because the hands shot up?
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  • tiring work for the kids
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      Why is it tiring? Shouldn't it be invigorating?
  • dives into the packet
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      An oxymoron if I every saw one.
  • It's a way of labeling books based on the skill needed to read them.
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      Or a way of labeling students, at least indirectly.
  • kids here have leveled libraries
  • counterbalance to the tough stuff
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      Kids will challenge themselves, when the text invites learners to challenge it. The requires provocative reading.
  • seems to engage the kids
  • d. Or, to
Matt Renwick

Ann Marie's Learning Journey: Truths From the Alabama Teacher of the Year: Truth #1- Th... - 17 views

  • So instead of bashing the CCSS/ACCRS, and fighting about standards that are “failing your child”, I encourage everyone to put his/her energy into supporting our state’s efforts to hire and retain the best and brightest professionals.
Matt Renwick

Common Core is a step forward in education - 17 views

  • Common Core is a step in that direction, and in many ways it is a necessary condition for any number of education reforms. Don't fall for cheap conspiracies. It's a major step forward.
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    Common Core is arbitrary and untested. Standards are fine, but need to have some basis in research, not just because the have financial support from rich people and corporations who think they know what's best for all.
Steve Kelly

9 Ideas to Help Explain Common Core to Parents -- THE Journal - 2 views

  • 9 Ideas to Help Explain Common Core to Parents
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    Resource for #BTS #BacktoSchool night for #Parents in #LMTSD to explain #CCSS #CommonCore State #Standards...
Deborah Baillesderr

http://www.pta.org/files/Common%20Core%20State%20Standards%20Resources/2013%20Guide%20B... - 21 views

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    Grades 1st - 12th. This resource was developed for parents by the PTA to inform parents what their child will work on in a particular grade and how they can help at home.
Michael Sheehan

35 outstanding education websites to explore - 199 views

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    Big collection of great education websites for teachers to explore.
Deborah Baillesderr

Apps correlated to Common Core State Standards: Math - Google Drive - 45 views

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    This is a google drive document which links actual grade (K-1) Math CCSS to an app/s that addresses that particular standard.
Michael Sheehan

9 sources of news for kids that you may no know about - 114 views

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    Collection of 9 terrific websites for teaching kids about current events.
Maryann Angeroth

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: SAMR Through the Lens of the Common Core - 135 views

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    "One of my goals is to weave digital tools into the Common Core to design flexible, student driven learning experiences that are Above the Line as defined by the SAMR model. While this might sound like a mouthful of EdTech, I assure you that combining all that is on our crowded plates is far better than tackling each individual initiative in isolation. This idea is supported by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills."
David Olio

http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/14047-CommonCore_Toolkit_14.pdf - 60 views

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    NEA's toolkit for teachers learning to work with CCSS with excellence
David Olio

Common Core State Standards - Resources for CT Teachers - 57 views

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    Portal to Common Core State Standards resources for teachers based on teacher's level of concern--where they need to enter the conversation.
Michael Sheehan

Learning Never Stops: Newsela - A Powerful Common Core Literacy Tool - 40 views

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    Check out Newsela - a powerful literacy tool.
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