Category Archives: Core Task Project

Accountable Talk to Support the Common Core

As part of the Core Task implementation Project (CTiP), classroom teachers worked with the Accountable Talk Sourcebook. The sourcebook is a rich resource and complements many of the indicators within the Instructional Practice Guides (And it’s free!). For those interested … Continue reading

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This Blog takes to Twitter

Although the blog links to Twitter,  Tweets were made only to update followers about posts on this site. This will change. Interested readers can follow coretaskproject to see content directly linked to Common Core and articles related to education. Follow here.

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Realizing the Common Core Summit

The Contra Costa County Office of Education hosted the San Francisco Bay Area Common Core State Standards Summit: Realizing the Common Core. The Summit included keynotes by William McCallum, lead writer of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics; Deborah … Continue reading

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CTiP Year 2 Begins with a Close Look at Core Action 1

Elementary schools, that finished the first year of the Core Task implementation Project, started year 2 of this professional learning experience. The focus, of the first of four sessions, was on Core Action 1 from the Instructional Practice Guides. Educators … Continue reading

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‘Favorite ELA CCSS Resources’

Rebecca Eastland has created a list of “Favorite ELA CCSS Resources” that include links to helpful sites, information that supports close reading, this blog (thank you!) and other free materials. Eastland’s list can be found here.

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Lake Charles, LA Materials

Elements of the Core Task Project were shared in Lake Charles, Louisiana this week. The elementary (here) and secondary (here) PowerPoints include links to the video and the toolkits from NASSP, NAESP, NEA, and NASBE. The Instructional Practice Guides (aka … Continue reading

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Advancing Literacy Practice with the Core

Washoe educators moved through a third offering of the inservice course, Advancing Literacy Practice with the Core. The 15-hour class touches on a number of important features of the CCSS that enable practitioners to match classroom practice to the standards, … Continue reading

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Billings Public Schools Train with CTP

Elementary and secondary school educators in Billings, Montana worked through elements of the ‘Core Task Project’ and ‘Advancing Literacy Practice with the Common Core.’ You can find all of the resources shared over the two days below. Note: some of … Continue reading

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Advancing Literacy Practice with the Common Core

The original post with these materials became corrupted and the links would not open. Thanks for your patience as we rebuilt the links. On May 20th and 21st, educators moved through a new course offering—Advancing Literacy Practice with the Common … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 CTP Session Resources

The last session of Core Task Project, for the 2012-2013 was completed with teachers working through the resources listed below. The CTP will continue to be offered next year with sessions scheduled for September 12th 2013, November 7th 2013, and … Continue reading

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