STEMscopes Math Receives Top Rating from Learning List for Alignment to Common Core State Standards for Grades K-5

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HOUSTON – July 14, 2021 – STEMscopes Math from Accelerate Learning has received the highest rating from Learning List for alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Mathematical Practices for grades K-5. STEMscopes Math is a core mathematics program for grades K-5.

Savvas Announces its enVision® Mathematics Common Core Grades 6-8 © 2021 Earns Highest Rating from EdReports

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Savvas Learning Company , a next-generation learning solutions leader for K-12 education, is proud to announce that its enVision® Mathematics Common Core Grades 6-8 © 2021 received the highest rating from EdReports.org. enVision ® Mathematics Common Core © 2021 Grades 6-8.

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Oregon adopts K-8 Common Core math programs

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Common Core programs use research-based approach to help students learn reasoning, critical thinking. The Oregon State Board of Education has adopted Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready and Ready Common Core math programs for use in all K–8 classrooms across the state. Built for the CCSS, the programs were built from scratch by strictly following the Publishers’ Criteria for the Common Core State Standards. Common Core News Top News

Mentoring Minds - instructional materials to develop critical thinking skills

Educational Technology Guy

Mentoring Minds is an educational publishing company that develops K-12 instructional materials to help students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. Experienced educators create the materials based on research and cover topics such as critical thinking, differentiated learning, instructional strategies, classroom management and more. It integrates critical thinking with ELA support and is aligned with the Common Core Standards.

Where Are Quality Instructional Materials for English Language Learners?

MindShift

And while the materials he uses match his students’ level of English proficiency, Brock said he sometimes feels like he’s insulting their intelligence. Research has shown that a majority of the educators who teach English-language learners (ELLs) are creating their own instructional materials — often with little oversight — that don’t necessarily match the student’s grade level or the rigor required by state academic standards.

Gates Foundation CEO Admits Underestimating Common-Core Challenges

Marketplace K-12

In a letter posted today on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s website , chief executive officer Sue Desmond-Hellman acknowledged that the group had made some miscalculations regarding implementation of the Common Core State Standards. Teachers around the country also complained that they lacked the instructional materials and professional development necessary to use the standards effectively in their classrooms. . By Guest Blogger Liana Heitin.

Savvas Learning Company’s enVision Mathematics Honored with Gold Stevie Award

eSchool News

Nationally recognized curriculum earns distinction for best “Mathematics Instructional Solution”. Teaching with high-quality instructional materials has a direct impact on student learning outcomes.

Why Santa Fe Broke the K-12 Model and Chose a Different Curriculum for the Middle Grades

Edsurge

And they found MidSchoolMath —much to the delight of Erica Wheeler, Lead Instructional Materials Coordinator for Santa Fe Public Schools. Erica Wheeler EdSurge: Why did you decide to adopt MidSchoolMath's core curriculum? How much building material do I need?” “I

Most English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and other sites are ‘mediocre’ or ‘not worth using,’ study finds

The Hechinger Report

One of the most popular English lessons in the instructional marketplace Teachers Pay Teachers is a unit on how to teach William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” But otherwise, instruction in this Shakespeare unit rarely goes deeper than a surface understanding of the text.

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What teachers need now: CCSS-aligned resources

Insight Education Group

It’s been over a year the since the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Scholastic conducted their f irst survey of how teachers view the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) – and there’s some good news. According to the 2014 update of the Primary Sources report , more teachers now feel prepared to teach to the Common Core and think that implementation of the Standards is going well in their schools. curriculum Lesson Planning Standards Common Core

CAP ‘Education Crisis’ Report Looks at Future of US Schools

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The report, “ A Look at the Education Crisis: Tests, Standards, and the Future of American Education ,” suggests that the implementation of the Common Core standards throughout the country have helped teachers to improve their instructional methods. The authors argue that implementing Common Core standards will offer students consistency and shared expectations across state lines while promoting critical thinking skills that will become necessary later in life.

The Super Bowl and the Oscars as text

NeverEndingSearch

Frank shared his concern that the word text in the Common Core standards, is not often interpreted by educators to include non-print media and that colleges of education do not value media as a significant area of study. Also consider exploiting another wealth of engaging resources and instructional materials gathered at Teaching Movies at Awards Time. advertising commercials Common Core media metaliteracy television media literacy

A Shopping List for Mathematics in the Digital Age

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Prior to CueThink, Sheela was Project Director at Pearson Education, focusing on technologically innovative assessment items based on Common Core State Standards. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDLEADER PANEL RECORDING.

Curriculum Associates Sponsors the Council of the Great City Schools’ Inaugural Dr. Michael Casserly Legacy Award for Educational Courage and Justice

eSchool News

The organization also provides a network for school districts sharing common problems to exchange information and collectively address new challenges as they emerge in order to deliver the best possible education for urban youth.

How our district is making math relevant

eSchool News

To meet current math standards like the Louisiana Student Standards for Mathematics or the Common Core State Standards, it is no longer enough for students to simply memorize how to do something. As in many other districts, our efforts to improve student achievement were hindered by curriculum materials that were not tightly aligned with the new standards and often lacked the tasks, norms, and routines needed to create problem-solving classrooms.

Rediscovering @CK12Foundation Flexbooks And More!

The Web20Classroom

All the content is Common Core aligned so you can be sure its high-quality and timely. More Instructional Materials-In additional to all this there are flashcards, lesson plans, assessments and other materials that can truly make your digital learning a complete experience. You can create your materials and share them instantly to your Google Classroom classes.

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New Curriculum Associates Website Weaves Customer Narrative into Product and Company Story

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The site takes a deep dive into how the i-Ready tool makes data-driven classrooms, differentiated instruction for reading and mathematics, and blended mathematics curricula a reality as told through the lens of select district implementations. The i-Ready online Diagnostic and Instruction program is currently used by 5.6 Founded in 1969, Curriculum Associates, LLC designs research-based print and online instructional materials, screens and assessments, and data management tools.

How a 5-Decade Old Education Company Reinvented Itself

Edsurge

The privately-held education company used to focus on making print instructional materials for K-12 schools. The first thing we did was actually go about making things for the Common Core standards which were coming out. So, they knew that the standards were changing and they came to us for that—stimulus funds for the Common Core and so forth. We used the success of that and actually the learning of that—from the Common Core—to start on the edtech side.

How to sort the good from the bad in OER

The Hechinger Report

Leave this field empty if you're human: Teachers often spend many hours at night or on weekends searching the internet for good instructional materials – or just good ideas about how to meld online learning into their classrooms. Sometimes, they consult curation sites that have evaluated these materials; sometimes they just consult other teachers on what they use. The need for reliable evaluation has become more urgent with the flood of new, often free, online materials.

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Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

Edsurge

All of these players, new and old, are operating in a stable yet fragmented market, finding product-market fit in school systems’ existing market segments: core, supplemental, and assessment. (I If you bucket all instructional materialscore plus a broad view of “supplemental”—you have an estimated $6 billion instructional materials market. Several years ago, two of the “Big Three” integrated their supplemental and core sales forces.

Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As I explored the idea of technology, PBL, and the differentiated classroom I needed find some common connections and categories. This included reading and instruction as it connects to content, research in relationship to inquiry, and student production and how it integrates with voice and choice. any classroom, involves providing reading material for students that they can successfully read and understand.

Carolina Biological Supply Company Announces California Close to Adopting New School Science Teaching Materials

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The state is reviewing new science instructional materials for the first time in 12 years to help science teachers succeed in teaching students the latest standards. The California Department of Education (CDE) accepted submissions for science material adoption for grades K-8 this spring and will make recommendations for materials adoptions this month for formal adoption in the fall.

Kids news round-up

NeverEndingSearch

We are so lucky to have available an array of kid-friendly current event options, rich with instructional resources, and mostly free! Many of the articles are accompanied by a Common Core-aligned quiz designed to check for student understanding, to prompt critical thinking and to provide teachers with immediate feedback. The School edition offers assessments, standards alignment and the ability to customize instruction.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

It is a profoundly undemocratic force whereby unelected billionaires funnel money into efforts to reshape public education policies – expanding charter schools, pursuing alternative forms of teacher certification, promoting the Common Core State Standards, encouraging merit-based pay for teachers, and popularizing the narrative that education technology is the key to “personalization.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Speaking of openwashing : “ Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core , Rise of ‘Open’ Resources.” The company, which provides public radio and related instructional materials to classrooms, has raised $1.55 Education Politics. “ U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. Statement on the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.” ” Via The Atlantic: “ The Challenge of Educational Inequality.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Testing, Testing… Via Education Week : “After seven years of tumult and transition fueled by the common core, state testing is settling down, with most states rejecting the federally funded PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments, and nearly one-quarter embracing the SAT or the ACT as their official high school test.” ” Via Education Week : “ New Online Tool Aims to Help K–12 Leaders Choose Instructional Materials.”