Tag Archives: Fisher

Close Reading—Six Months Later (Core Shifts Blast 13)

Core Shifts Blast 13 focuses on close reading and what the district and the Curriculum & Instruction Department have learned over the last six months. Kim Price, a Common Core Champion and 4th grade teacher at Echo Loder Elementary, shares … Continue reading

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Resources from the Collaborating for Success Conference

Linked below are the materials shared at the Collaborating for Success Conference in San Francisco Bay on August 14th and 15th, 2012. Presentation Materials Engaging Teachers in the Shifts PowerPoint Packet Materials Additional Resources Day 1 PowerPoint for the CTP 1.0

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“The Challenge of Challenging Text”

Writing for Educational Leadership, Dr. Timothy Shanahan, Dr. Douglas Fisher, and Dr. Nancy Frey discuss what teachers can do to assist students with gaining access to complex text. (The entire article can be found here.) They begin with breaking apart … Continue reading

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