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Core Task implementation Project Session 2 Materials

For session two to the Core Task implementation Project (CTiP), educators focused on the Speaking and Listening Standards, Accountable Talk, and the instructional move Quiz, Quiz, Trade. Teachers reflected on actions steps from session one and district supported curricular resources. … Continue reading

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CTP shared with ToPPP

The Core Task Project was shared with educators working with the Teachers and Principals of Pupils Promise grant this week in Washington, D.C. The session focused on the instructional shifts and dispositions matched to the Common Core State Standards. Linked … Continue reading

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Nevada Education Advocates Summit

Educators and community members from throughout the state gathered for the first Nevada Education Advocates Summit. The event was a teacher-led effort to outline the features the Nevada Academic Content Standards. The day was highlighted by a keynote address by … Continue reading

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Updated ‘Planning for the Core’ Templates

If you are planning for the next academic school year with an eye on the instructional shifts and attention to the Basal Alignment Project, Read Aloud Project, and the close read exemplars, the documents below will help. Each is a … 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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WCSD Educators Share the Core Task implementation Project at IRA

Educators from Washoe County had the opportunity to present on the Core Task implementation Project (CTiP) at the International Reading Association’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. Their symposium focused on “Embracing the Common Core Shifts: An Inquiry-Driven Model for Sustainable Change.” … Continue reading

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Common Core ELA Shift Song

Shawn Leer, an Implementation Specialist in Area 5, has written and recorded the following song about the Common Core. Titled, “You Gotta”, Shawn has cleverly managed to describe the instructional shifts and the Instructional Practice Guides (IPG) in lyrical form. … Continue reading

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