Tag Archives: Lexile

St. Albert Catholic School Works through CCSS Outcomes

Educators at St. Albert Catholic School worked through a number of CCSS outcomes including an overview of the instructional shifts by Sandra Alberti; a review of the Metametric study on Lexile; Robert Pondiscio’s speech on the value of building content … Continue reading

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Text Complexity and the Common Core

MetaMetrics recorded a webinar on Valentines describing the importance of text complexity and the Common Core. Specific topics that may interest readers have been marked below. Minute 6:45 The Crisis of Text Complexity High school textbooks have declined in all … Continue reading

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Jessie Beck’s PFA Learns about CCSS

Included in the Jessie Beck Elementary Parent Faculty Association meeting was information about the Common Core State Standards. Parents and teachers moved through the what and why of CCSS followed by some research governing the inclusion of specific outcomes in the … Continue reading

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Shanahan on the topic of Instructional Shifts

Dr. Timothy Shanahan describes the Instructional Shifts  in the following webinar.  Marked are several pieces that you may want to visit including Close Reading. 4:47: “…these standards are so profoundly different big shifts in teaching are necessary.” 7:44: Shannon compares … Continue reading

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