Category Archives: Instructional Shifts

More Free and Vetted Materials Added to 63000Resources.com

I continue to maintain and post to the website http://www.63000resources.com. Recently, a number of teacher created Core Knowledge materials were shared with me and I posted these. Likewise, everything I am creating for my own classroom (here) are being uploaded. … Continue reading

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63000Resources.com Continues to be Updated

I have received a number of emails asking if the website www.63000resources will be maintained with my return to the classroom. The answer is yes. Over the last four weeks, I have added a number of Core Knowledge supplements, new K-3 Document … Continue reading

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Caughlin Ranch Elementary CK Overview Materials

Staff at Caughlin Ranch Elementary learned more about the Core Knowledge curricular materials and about sites currently working with the resource. The session included some learning on why you would build a coherent body of knowledge followed by teachers hearing … Continue reading

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10 Websites, with Free resources, to Assist with CCSS Implementation

If you are looking for help with the implementation of Common Core, the websites listed below will help. Most include free curricular resources, well matched to the CCSS, that any educator can opt into and/or they can be used to … Continue reading

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CCSS Instructional Practice Guide Coaching, Released

The Instructional Practice Guide: Coaching tool is for teachers, and those who support teachers, to build understanding and experience with Common Core State Standards (CCSS)-aligned instruction. Designed as a developmental tool, the coaching tool can be used for collaboration, coaching, … Continue reading

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Common Core Exemplar Videos and Free Lesson Plans

Washoe County School District teachers Loree Gerboth and Sara Holm were filmed for a project developed by America Achieves with videos being created to provide examples of what Common Core looks like in the classroom. The videos by Gerboth and … Continue reading

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Bridging CCSS Efforts Between UNR and WCSD

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 … Continue reading

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