Tag Archives: EdWeek

Core Task Project Inservice Course Posted

If are interested in moving through the Core Task Project, you can earn a half credit by signing up for the course here. Most people reading this blog know of the CTP but if you need a reminder The Core … Continue reading

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Core Task Project Shared on EdWeek Webinar

EdWeek generously allowed us to share the Core Task Project (CTP) with their community. During the one-hour webinar, the CTP was described including its history, resources used during implementation, and how it has moved from a three week professional learning … Continue reading

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CCSS en Español

The Common Core State Standards have been translated into Spanish. The effort to translate the CCSS was led by the Sand Diego County Office of Education with support from the Council of the Chief State School Officers. As reported by … Continue reading

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Basal Alignment Project at 10,000 Users

EdWeek reports on the Basal Alignment Project growing to 10,000 users. As the article notes, the BAP is “an online library of revised replacement lessons from common basal reading series (3rd-5th grades) each carefully aligned to the Common Core State Standards” … Continue reading

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“Why the Common Core is Worth Our Positive Attention”

Peter DeWitt, in a piece for EdWeek, makes the case for why the Common Core State Standards will have a positive impact on schools. Weighed against the very real challenges we all have to contend with, DeWitt systematically makes the … Continue reading

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College-Readiness Definition

SBAC has released Achievement Level Descriptors (ALDs) matched to Common Core (here) and college-readiness. You can read an analysis of this work by EdWeek.

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Free is Good

Recently EdWeek reported on large-scale efforts to create and organize Open Educational Resources aligned to the Common Core (here).  For example, the Utah State Office of Education has created textbooks from OERs for English language arts, math, and science.  In … Continue reading

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