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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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The Rise of Open Educational Resources

The Hechinger Report posted the following piece (here) on Open Educational Resources. They highlight national efforts including a number of items matched to the Common Core State Standards. Of note is this: In Wiley’s home state, 30 teachers and 6000 … Continue reading

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America Achieves Films in Reno

America Achieves is in Reno filming our peers implementing the Common Core. Educators selected for the filming included Loree Gerboth, Chris Hayes, Michelle Herschbach, Sara Holm, Kim Price, Janelle Turnier, and Jodie Westmont. America Achieves hopes to have the video … Continue reading

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Common Core in the Classroom

Education Nation is in full swing on NBC. A panel was convened and a lengthy discussion on “Common Core in the Classroom” was shared. Panelists included Monica Sims with America Achieves, Dr. John Deasey, superintendent of LA Unified, and David … Continue reading

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America Achieves Films in Reno

As some of you may already know, America Achieves was in Reno to film Washoe educators describing their experience with the Core Task Project and the Close Reading Strategy. The video will likely be posted in February and other districts … Continue reading

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