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Kindergarten Readiness Resources

Kindergarten teacher Haley Snyder has created a webpage detailing how parents can support their children with the Nevada Academic Content Standards/Common Core. There are three specific areas to help families including sections on, What is Common Core, Kindergarten Prep, and Parent & … Continue reading

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Common Core Site Updated

If it has been some time since you visited http://www.corestandards.org, it is worth returning. The website has been revamped and now includes more targeted areas including a specific section for parents. Further, the site is more comprehensive with answers to … Continue reading

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Resources for the Common Core State Standards

The Wyoming Department of Education has shared “Resources for the Common Core State Standards.” The pdf is divided into three sections for parents, teachers, and leaders. You can visit the site and download the document here.

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CCSS are “Valuable and Necessary”

New Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dale A.R. Erquiaga, shares his support for the Common Core in a letter to Nevadans here. The letter explains why the Nevada State Board of Education adopted the standards in 2010 including the importance of … Continue reading

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Parent University, Common Core: An Introduction

Parents are being introduced to the ELA/Literacy Common Core through a class provided by Washoe’s Parent University. The class describes the context for the adoption of the Common Core, the instructional shifts, informative videos content, work with College and Career … Continue reading

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Interactive CCSS Tool for Parents

There have been several strong attempts at keeping parents informed about the Common Core including resources from the PTA (here) and the Council of Great City Schools (here). Stand for Children, an organization dedicated to promoting educational outcomes for K-12 … Continue reading

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Parent University: Promoting Literacy in the Home

The Parent University course, “Promoting Literacy in the Home,” was finished and shared this week. The class introduces key parts of reading to parents with specific steps they can take to promote these outcomes. The PowerPoint links to video content … Continue reading

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