Tag Archives: CTP

What is Social and Emotional Learning? (SEL)

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) describes the ways in which children and adults develop skills for life effectiveness. It has been a point of emphasis within the ELA/literacy Common Core rollout and part of the Core Task Project and Core … 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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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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CTP Reflection Video, Edited

The Core Task Project Reflection video has been edited and reposted here.

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CTP Inservice Course Offered

If you are interested in participating in the Core Task Project, you can earn one half-credit by taking advantage of a spring version of the course. The inservice CTP takes place over 2 four-hour sessions on May 9th and May … Continue reading

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Accessing the CTP on Twitter

The CTP does not get many emails. In fact, there have never been any emails… until now! A visitor to the blog asked if the CTP has a Twitter account. The answer, Yes. You can access the Tweets by clicking … Continue reading

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“My Turn” in the Reno Gazette Journal

Many of the people visiting this blog may not know the history of the Core Task Project. If you are interested, you can read a piece in the Reno Gazette Journal describing our district’s experience with the Common Core and … Continue reading

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The Last Core Shift Blast of 2012

The final Core Shift Blast of 2012 has been shared. This week the focus is on work currently in place to support the move to the CCSS as well as a list of future offerings. If you are not a … Continue reading

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CTP Goes to Hawaii

The Core Task Project was shared in Hawaii—regretfully the person writing this post couldn’t go with. Participants walked through the CTP with the same content explored here and here. You can retrieve what was shared in Hawaii in the links … Continue reading

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Day 2 of CTP 1.0: December 11, 2012

Teachers returned for Day 2 of the Core Task Project following implementation of a close reading exemplar. A big part of the process is teacher feedback and we will be collecting these reflections, teasing out themes, and incorporating these suggestions … Continue reading

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