Monthly Archives: November 2013

Breaking the Standards into Parts

In this past we have linked to resources and video presentations from Dr. Timothy Shanahan. You can review some of this work, from the former president of the International Reading Association, on CCSS topics including policy (here) the instructional shifts … Continue reading

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What is Social and Emotional Learning? (SEL)

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) describes the ways in which children and adults develop skills for life effectiveness. It has been a point of emphasis within the ELA/literacy Common Core rollout and part of the Core Task Project and Core … Continue reading

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Principal Leadership Focused on the Instructional Shifts

The Wallace Foundation, in collaboration with the Council of Great City Schools, has shared a report describing the “changing role of principal supervisors” in the publication “Rethinking Leadership.” The report is especially insightful for leaders navigating the implementation of the … Continue reading

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