Category Archives: Core Task Project

Session 4 Materials for DC CTP

The fourth session of the DC Core Task Project focused on strategies to allow all students to engage in the work of the lesson—the focus of Core Action 3 within the Instructional Practice Guides. Educators engaged in professional learning taken from … Continue reading

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Session 3 Materials from DC CTP

Educators in Washington, D.C. gathered for the third session of the DC Core Task Project. Session three focused on text complexity, text-dependent questions, and crafting questions to the Malcolm Xs speech, Message to the Grass Roots You can access all of the … Continue reading

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Presentation Materials from Bay Area CCSS Summit

As part of the Third Annual San Francisco Bay Area Common Core State Standards Summit, convened by the Contra Costa County Office of Education, educators worked through research and materials match to the CCSS and vetted through Washoe’s Core Task … Continue reading

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Session Materials from DC CTP

Washington D.C. educators gathered for a second time to work through materials that have been vetted through the Core Task and Core Task implementation Project. The three-hour session focused on text complexity and text-dependent questions. The work of bringing CTP … Continue reading

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Washoe Gets some Press

The Core Task Project and the efforts of classroom teachers in Washoe have received a great attention over the last two weeks. Emily Hanford, of American Radio Works, produced an hour-long documentary (here) on Common Core, the first half of … Continue reading

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CTP at ToPPP Grant Showcase

The ToPPP Grant Showcase, a 13-member consortium in Washinton, D.C., is featuring school leaders, partner organizations, teachers, representatives from PARCC and the Core Task Project. They have gathered these educators to spur dialogue around the question: How can collaboration support … Continue reading

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Core Task Project Shared on EdWeek Webinar

EdWeek generously allowed us to share the Core Task Project (CTP) with their community. During the one-hour webinar, the CTP was described including its history, resources used during implementation, and how it has moved from a three week professional learning … Continue reading

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Sunday Videos and Reads

Listed below are a few things that might help with your Common Core implementation efforts. (And keep you busy on a Sunday afternoon) The California Department of Education has produced the following seven-minute video that explains how to read the … Continue reading

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Our New Site: www.63000resources.com

A popular request from teachers and admin is to organize all of the literacy resources that are included in Core Task Project, professional development trainings and blog postings. We’ve done this and they can be found at www.63000resources.com. Educators will find … Continue reading

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Resources for the Common Core State Standards

The Wyoming Department of Education has shared “Resources for the Common Core State Standards.” The pdf is divided into three sections for parents, teachers, and leaders. You can visit the site and download the document here.

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