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‘Simplifying the ELA Common Core; Demystifying Curriculum’

In a piece for the Kappa Delta Pi Record, Mike Schmoker and Carol Jago describe how you can break through the myriad ELA/literacy standards and immediately get of the “essence” of CCSS. In short, this involves focusing on “simple ‘instructional … Continue reading

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Sunday Tweets and Reads

In a piece for ASCD, principal Matt Renwick describes how he moved his staff through “collaborative inquiry” around close reading. Collectively, educators used a complex text on teacher evaluations to learn to analyze, annotate, and reflect. Kim Yaris and Jan … Continue reading

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