Tag Archives: Edmodo

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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Instructional Move 4: Close Reading

Three years ago, as I started my first work around close reading, Google searches revealed almost nothing. There were a couple of videos and some books but none of these were created specifically for a K-12 audience. Now, of course, there is … Continue reading

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Administrative and Supervisory Meeting, January 24th 2014

At the winter Administrative & Supervisory meeting, governance worked through content matched to the Instructional Practice Guides and the Common Core. This included a focus on writing, within the context of CCSS, and Core Action 2—employ questions and tasks that … Continue reading

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Access to Common Core Edmodo Groups

Access to 11 popular Edmodo groups can be gained by using the links and codes in a document linked here. The groups include the social studies units and social studies close reading examples; SAP’s Basal Alignment Project and Anthology Alignment … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Professional Development ‘Sessions’

Washoe’s elementary teachers worked through a number of Common Core sessions as part of the district’s professional development launch. The sessions, all of which can be accessed on Edmodo (group link here) include content to connect to CCSS in the … Continue reading

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Ughh. We have a “Bug”

Many of you have been trying unsuccessfully to join the Edmodo group that houses the August 8th Professional Development sessions. This, as Edmodo has let us know, is because of a “bug” on their end which makes it impossible for … Continue reading

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Social Studies Units Link

The 4th through 6th grade social studies units will all be completed by June 3rd and will be available at this link.  The units all include close reads and integrate social studies and Common Core State Standards. You can view … Continue reading

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Edmodo Access

Many of the Edmodo groups we are using have been “locked.” This does not mean people cannot join them but it does mean that the codes listed on the blog are no longer useable. Please use the links below to … Continue reading

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Session 5 of Leading the Core

Administrators gathered for the 5th session of Leading the Core. The night focused on assessment and participants reviewed the timelines for PARCC and SBAC, watched video of Michael Cohen and Joe Willhoft, worked through SBAC assessment items and performance tasks, … Continue reading

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Basal Alignment Project is live

The Basal Alignment Project has gone live. As described in the press release, “Dozens of freely-available, revised questions and tasks for widely used 3rd-5th grade texts in basal reading series. Click here to sign up on Edmodo. Use code ‘etuyrm’ … Continue reading

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