Faculty from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Education and personnel within Washoe County School District’s Office of Academics met to discuss work around the Common Core State Standards. The day started with an overview of the ELA/Literacy instructional shifts through video of David Coleman (minutes 13:00 through 26:30 here) and the math instructional shifts through video of Jason Zimba (minutes 10:56 through 13:57 here). Coleman is the current president of the College Board and Zimba is a mathematics and physics professor at Bennington College.
To view the PowerPoint and handouts, select from the files below.
Introduction to WCSD work around the Shifts PowerPoint
ELA 6=3 Shifts Crosswalk
Introduction to the math shifts link