Category Archives: Student Achievement Partners

Resources from April 12th

At the Core Advocate conference in Chicago, the following PowerPoint and Word document were shared. The PowerPoint and Word document help frame part of Washoe’s implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

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Gaining Access to the Read Aloud Project for K-2

Educators, from throughout the country, are gathered in Las Vegas to train on the Read Aloud Project (RAP). RAP is an effort to create Common Core-aligned lessons for K-2 picture, informational, and chapter books. Lessons include text-dependent questions, Language exploration, … Continue reading

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Writing and the Common Core: Samples & Techniques

The 3rd through 6th grade teachers at Alyce Taylor Elementary got a preview of the content to be shared at the January 17th Blue Friday, the Administrative and Supervisory meeting on January 24th and the Pink Wednesday on February 5th. … Continue reading

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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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SAP/Danielson Group Training Overview

Educators gathered to review content from the Student Achievement Partner and Danielson Group training (blog post here) from September 25th and 26th.  The morning started with a chance to watch the Charlotte Danielson Keynote (video here) that launched a project … Continue reading

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Design Principles of the Instructional Practice Guides

Katya Levitan-Reiner, Director of the Field Impact team at Student Achievement Partners, visited Washoe last week and presented on the Instructional Practice Guides (IPG) for educators in Reno. She outlined four key design principles including 1) The IPG’s are grounded … Continue reading

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The New achievethecore.org

 The nonprofit Student Achievement Partners has re-launched its website http://www.achievethecore.org.  The website is a smorgasbord of vetted and aligned Common Core resources for educators. As noted on the new landing page, “This website is full of free content designed to help … Continue reading

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