Tag Archives: David Liben

Your Common Core Questions, Answered

During David Liben’s visit to Reno, he took some time to answer questions that educators in our community either emailed or posted on this blog. The questions are listed below with the link to the answers on Youtube. Liben, the … Continue reading

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What are Districts doing to Implement the CCSS?

In August, WestEd cosponsored a conference on the Common Core State Standards.  You can access video of presentations by Linda Darling-Hammond, David Liben, Bill Honig, and Kenji Kakuta here. A report, following the conference, was just released that describes what … Continue reading

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Setting Priorities for Common Core Implementation–ELA

The following resource (here), created by the Santa Barbara County Education Office, was adapted from presentation materials shared at the August WestEd conference. It includes priorities for ELA implementation, introductory resources, and links to modules and videos

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Liben Presentation to WCSD Educators Now Available

David Liben, Meredith Liben, and Rachelle Etienne, of Student Achievement Partners, were in Reno on August 20th sharing strategies to effectively implement the Common Core. They focused on text complexity, text-dependent questions, syntax, academic vocabulary, writing to sources and the … Continue reading

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Striving Readers Presentation Materials from August 21st

As part of the launch of Striving Readers, Student Achievement Partners members David Liben, Meredith Liben and Rachelle Etienne shared literacy resources matched to the Common Core. Their work focused on the “instructional shifts” and the Close Reading Strategy. Resources … Continue reading

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Presentation Materials from Libens & Etienne August 20th

Below are the resources David Liben, Meredith Liben and Rachelle Etienne of Student Achievement Partners (SAP) used as part of their presentation with Washoe educators on August 20th.  The work session centered on delving deeper into the “instructional shifts” with … Continue reading

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David Liben and Vocabulary Research

David Liben, from Student Achievement Partners, will be in Reno on August 20th and 21st working with Washoe educators around Common Core implementation. As we countdown to his arrival, the following article (here), on the CCSS vocabulary research base, may … Continue reading

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