Dear Parents: Should We Stop Mocking the Common Core?

Brilliant or Insane

The post Dear Parents: Should We Stop Mocking the Common Core? Issues Opinion You Vote: B or I Common Core mathBrilliant or Insane. Dear Parents, I get it. You’re frustrated. You want to help your child with his or her school work. It’s supposed to make sense.

K-6 Reading Lessons: Common Core Aligned


Step 2 : Browse lessons by Programs, Standards by State or Common Core, & Grade Levels You can do this part without even registering - yes, all for free. My main objective was to collect resources that were aligned to the Common Core.

Scholastic: Common Core Fact vs. Fiction


My Interview with Scholastic Common Core: Fact vs. Fiction Scholastic is the home to some of my favorite teaching resources, and I''m honored to be included in their most recent edition of Scholastic Instructor.

Common Core Standards for Second Grade


Common Core Teaching Packets from Charity Preston I''d like to introduce a new product from my good friend, Charity at The Organized Classroom Blog. This lesson pack contains everything you will need to teach, track, and display the Common Core State Standards for Grade Two!

Adequate vs Suitable and the Common Core War

Brilliant or Insane

This is honorable–even […] The post Adequate vs Suitable and the Common Core War appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Opinion Common Core edchatBrilliant or Insane When we commit to improving, we often make adequate our priority.

Join the @MasteryConnect Community and Connect with A World of Common Core!


Mastery Connect = Your Home for Common Core Mastery Connect was putting together resources for the Common Core before the Common Core was even adopted by many of the states. They truly are the leader in all things Common Core!

What are your favorite Common Core resources?


I first started using the Common Core App by Mastery Connect. Above, you can see a screenshot of the Common Core App. Teachers are collaborating and sharing across the country to help all students grow as we incorporate the Common Core into our daily practice.

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

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“How can we Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards?”

Larry Ferlazzo

How can we Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards? is the new question-of-the-week at my Education Week Teacher column. Feel free to leave a response in the comments section there or here… Ed Week Teacher

Responding To Criticisms Of The Common Core

TeachThought - Learn better.

Responding To Criticisms Of The Common Core. Ed note: Supporting “commonness” or standardization isn’t a part of our mission at TeachThought, but we are interested in giving equal voice to diverse voices across education.

Fun Math Practice For Grades 1 - 5 from @SplashMath that is Common Core Aligned!


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My Latest BAM! Radio Show Is On ELLs & Common Core

Larry Ferlazzo

Radio Show is on English Language Learners and the Common Core. My latest ten-minute BAM! I’m joined in the conversation by Elizabeth Iwaszewicz, Dr. Heidi Pace, Cathy Beck and Kevin Jepson, who have also all contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

Find and Pin All of Your Favorite Common Core Activities with @MasteryConnect!


Easily Find, Pin, and Save All of Your Common Core Resources One of the most popular ways in which educators collaborate using social media is through pinning. Mastery Connect is my favorite resource for all things Common Core.

Free Common Core Professional Development from @TenMarks


Presenters will also introduce participants to new resources and collaboration tools to help demystify the Common Core State Standards. In these trying economic times, we''ve seen many schools going through difficult budget issues.

Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!


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Write! Camera! Common Core Math!

P21 Blogazine

Driving Question: Can Writing and Film Making Enrich Students'' Common Core Math Learning? April 23, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 5, Number 12. I remember early in my teaching career William Zinnser''s Writing to Learn: How to Write-and Think-Clearly about Any Subject at All. I remember distinctly the section encouraging teachers to encourage students to write about math. What I didn''t know then as where his ideas would take me over an 18 year teaching career. P21 Blogazine

Teach the Common Core with Mastery Connect!


Mastery Connect: Teaching the Common Core just got a whole lot easier! This is so cool because now I can sign up (for free - or upgrade) and start immediaely connecting with teachers around the country to find ''just-right'' activities and assessments that are already aligned to the common core. Access the Common Core Standards Anywhere!

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core


Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog.

MLA Commons CORE and Open Access


The Modern Language Association recently announced an exciting open-access project, Humanities Core , funded by the NEH. While Humanities CORE hasn’t launched, the MLA CORE beta is open. Have you tried out MLA CORE, or used materials from the repository?

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles.

Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect


Flip your Classroom, Just Store your Favorites , Find Common Core Content, and Share your Lessons “ ClassConnect saves me time building lessons so I can focus on engaging & inspiring my students. Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core!

109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Content Area

TeachThought - Learn better.

The post 109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Content Area appeared first on TeachThought. Teaching common core General New Teacher

New $5M project will study impact of Common Core

eSchool News

million project will examine how stakeholders from the government and other sectors are responding to the Common Core State Standards, and how those responses are impacting classroom instruction and social disparities in academic achievement in school districts across the nation.

Add the Common Core to your Blog:


Now, your readers can access the Common Core from your very own site. Be sure to sign up for a free account so that you can gain additional access to the many lessons already created and aligned to the Common Core Standards. Common Core App common core for blogs common core standards Mastery Connect Mastery Connect widget MasteryConnect MasteryConnect App Mastery Connect has created a great new widget for your blog!

Graphic Organizers For Common Core ELA


With its comprehensive collection of CCSS-ELA graphic organizers, The Visual Edge provides a very visible way for students in grades 6-12 to approach Common Core-related standards.

Julia Steiny: Common Core Badly Disrespects Literature

K-12 Schools - Education News

Last week I had kind words for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The post Julia Steiny: Common Core Badly Disrespects Literature appeared first on Education News. K-12 Schools Common Core English Literature Julia Steiny Literacy Education

Common Core Quest

Technology Tidbits

Common Core Quest is an excellent free Android app for Math & LA grades 6th on up, and aligned to Common Core Standards. Students can then earn badges/ribbons for learning a Common Core Standard and teachers/parents can get detailed reports.

Personalized learning and Common Core: Mortal enemies?

The Hechinger Report

The consequences of failing can include sanctions for schools and teachers, and even school closure, and now the standards are more rigorous with 40-plus states having adopted the Common Core State Standards. It’s helpful to have some common language that says here’s what fifth grade is, and here’s what sixth grade is. It’s helpful to have some common language that says here’s what fifth grade is, and here’s what sixth grade is,” she said.

School Supplies, Facebook and the Common Core

Tom Murray

I was the fourth one in line. Standing directly in front of me were two moms that were obviously out shopping for school supplies. It is that time of year. Three-pronged folders, marble notebooks, some pens, a few book covers, a handful of binders, and some loose leaf paper was what I could see. What struck me most was how similar school shopping must have been twenty years earlier when that mom’s mother or father had taken her to the local store for back to school shopping. It struck me how as

Cross Curricular Maker Education Activity That Addresses Common Core Standards

User Generated Education

It combines geometry concepts with a language arts activity while addressing several common core standards. Common Core State Standards Addressed. My primary job is that of educating pre and in-service teachers with a bit of teaching elementary students along the way.

Over 4000 Free Common Core Resources for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 1, 2017 Back with another excellent resource from OER Commons. This is basically a collection featuring over 4000 free resources aligned to the Common Core. Common core standards resourcesTeachers can use, share and more.

10 Strategies Help You Hack the Common Core


Hacking the Common Core by Michael Fisher is the book on the CCSS that many teachers have been waiting for, says reviewer Rita Platt. The short but powerful text, in ten easy-to-read chapters, is a practical guide to making the standards work for your students.

Free Common Core Aligned Lessons and Web 2.0 Games to Play on your SMART Board!


When you click on Common Core State Standards. videos, websites, files - no upload/download time ) Utah Education Network put together a fabulous selection Common Core lessons! Attention: FREE Lessons and Interactive Resources!

Marrying Self-Regulation and the Common Core


Book Reviews Common Core Standards CCSS Common Core E/LA elementary eye on education Maria K. Marie C. White and Maria K. DiBenedetto offer a toolbox of strategies that teachers can use to help students become positive, self-regulated learners and practice self-efficacy.

13 Common Core facts for parents

eSchool News

As Common Core implementation continues in adopting states, parents say they often feel uninformed. By now, many parents have heard of the Common Core State Standards. But media coverage doesn’t always outline what parents should know about the Common Core.

Common Core Connections: Halloween Writing

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

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TPACK And The Common Core Webinar

The Web20Classroom

Show where I will be talking about the relationship between the Common Core and TPACK. Common Core TPACK webinar This Saturday at Noon EST, I will be a guest of the Classroom 2.0 If you haven''t heard a lot about TPACK or you want to learn more about it, this is a very fun format to join in the learning. It will take place online, in a Blackboard Collaborate room. It''s totally free and if you can''t make it, it will be archived. To join go here on Saturday morning.