Tag Archives: Meredith Liben

Setting Priorities for Common Core Implementation–ELA

The following resource (here), created by the Santa Barbara County Education Office, was adapted from presentation materials shared at the August WestEd conference. It includes priorities for ELA implementation, introductory resources, and links to modules and videos Advertisements

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Liben Presentation to WCSD Educators Now Available

David Liben, Meredith Liben, and Rachelle Etienne, of Student Achievement Partners, were in Reno on August 20th sharing strategies to effectively implement the Common Core. They focused on text complexity, text-dependent questions, syntax, academic vocabulary, writing to sources and the … Continue reading

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Striving Readers Presentation Materials from August 21st

As part of the launch of Striving Readers, Student Achievement Partners members David Liben, Meredith Liben and Rachelle Etienne shared literacy resources matched to the Common Core. Their work focused on the “instructional shifts” and the Close Reading Strategy. Resources … Continue reading

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Presentation Materials from Libens & Etienne August 20th

Below are the resources David Liben, Meredith Liben and Rachelle Etienne of Student Achievement Partners (SAP) used as part of their presentation with Washoe educators on August 20th.  The work session centered on delving deeper into the “instructional shifts” with … Continue reading

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The Louisiana BAP Experience

As many of you know, the Basal Alignment Project involved districts coming together to work towards the same outcome: assisting teachers in taking current materials and more closely aligning them to the Common Core. Whitney Whealdon, an English Language Arts … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Basal Alignment Project

The Council of Great City Schools has produced a video from the first Basal Alignment Project training. You can watch the video (here) and see first hand what was shared with state and district personnel that attended. For those who … Continue reading

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The Libens are Coming!

Mark your calendars, the Libens are coming. They will be presenting before Washoe educators on August 20th and to Striving Readers sites on August 21st. Workshop participants will build on the learning from the February 2012 visit by David and … Continue reading

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