Tag Archives: PreK

Strickland on Literacy and Early Education

Dorothy Strickland, a Validation Team Member, for the Common Core State Standards, testifies to the value of promoting literacy outcomes with young children. Strickland, Distinguished Research Fellow at the National Institute for Early Education Research and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor … Continue reading

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The Common Core and PreK

In a piece for EdSurge, Karen Nemeth connects the Common Core to PreK and early learning. Nemeth is assertive in pointing out that instruction for this age group needs to be developmentally appropriate giving several examples of what this can … Continue reading

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Exemplar Tab Added

In an effort to make it easier for visitors to find the close reading exemplars we’ve been using, you can now find them in the page’s frame. Simply click on exemplar (here) or in the frame above to see what … Continue reading

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PreK-2 Draft of “No, David!” Exemplar

Personnel in the Office of Academics have been working on a PreK-2 close reading exemplar for David Shannon’s picture book “No, David!” Linked here is a draft of the exemplar and we need your help in getting it to a … Continue reading

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