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. About Learning List.

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

Craig Brock teaches high school science in Amarillo, Texas, where his freshman biology students are currently learning about the parts of a cell. And while the materials he uses match his students’ level of English proficiency, Brock said he sometimes feels like he’s insulting their intelligence. A nationwide survey of ELL educators by McKinsey & Company during the 2012-13 school year revealed 70 percent created their own materials.

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

eSchool News

Nationally recognized curriculum earns distinction for best “Mathematics Instructional Solution”. We are so pleased that enVision Mathematics has won this prestigious award,” said Bethlam Forsa, CEO of Savvas Learning Company. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at [link].

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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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

In the coming weeks, two global events present learning opportunities that are far too good to miss. 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. Where did you learn it? advertising commercials Common Core media metaliteracy television media literacy

A Shopping List for Mathematics in the Digital Age

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With the continued move to distance learning and digital resources, educators need to make sure any tools support this new mindset. Whiteboards, voice recorders—anything that lets students work through the task in their own way and supports their learning style is essential.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series that supports the use of technology in support of differentiated learning in and beyond the PBL classroom. Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading. I was recently asked to provide a workshop that supported Differentiated Learning through the use of educational technology in the Project Based learning Classroom (PBL). You will find that a short visit will open up a whole new level of learning for your classroom.

How our district is making math relevant

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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.

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

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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.

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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In its design, we put educators and students first in sharing how our company and tools support teaching and impact learning.” The new website, featuring customized content by state, focuses on the types of learning environments Curriculum Associates' tools enable. The i-Ready online Diagnostic and Instruction program is currently used by 5.6 To learn more about Curriculum Associates and to see their educator-focused website, visit CurriculumAssociates.com.

How to sort the good from the bad in OER

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Tuesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. . Sign up for the Future of Learning newsletter. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. Sometimes, they consult curation sites that have evaluated these materials; sometimes they just consult other teachers on what they use.

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How a 5-Decade Old Education Company Reinvented Itself

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The privately-held education company used to focus on making print instructional materials for K-12 schools. based company, to learn more about that reinvention, and the lessons he’s learned in the process. 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.

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

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Back then there were several of us caught in the middle of that distribution—growing companies such as Amplify, Curriculum Associates, iXL, Renaissance Learning and others. 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 Consider Archipelago Learning.

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. Three-dimensional learning; 2. Coherent learning progressions; 3.

Kids news round-up

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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

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Here are the areas that have seen the most ed-tech investment activity so far this year: Learning to code : Investments include Galvanize ($45,000,000), Codecademy ($30,000,000), Andela ($24,000,000), Wonder Workshop ($20,000,000), Revature ($20,000,000). Some of these areas that are popular for investment do coincide with the popular narratives about “the future of education” – “everyone should learn to code,” for example.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via KNN : “‘ aisectmoocs.com ’ launched as India ’s largest free online open learning platform.” Via Campus Technology : “ Udacity has announced a partnership with a ride-sharing service in China to host a $100,000 prize competition to find the best machine learning strategy to improve customer experience.” ” And “ Education news from Google I/O : tools to take learning further.” Education Politics. “ U.S.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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.” ” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a new CEO : John “Jack” Lynch, formerly the head of Renaissance Learning. Education Politics.