Tag Archives: Reno

Presentation Before the Reno Lodge 13 – Free & Accepted Masons of Nevada

Reno Lodge 13 – Free & Accepted Masons of Nevada gathered for their monthly meeting which including a presentation on the Common Core State Standards. Dr. Amy Weber-Salgo and I reviewed the difference between standards, assessment and curriculum before reviewing … Continue reading

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NEA Members Gather to Learn more about Washoe’s CCSS Efforts

Nevada State Education Association members met to learn more about the implementation of the Common Core in Washoe County. Participants reviewed the district’s K-6 3 Year ELA/Literacy Implementation Plan and the 2013-2014 CCSS Professional Learning Overview. You can retrieve the … 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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David Liben in Washoe September 6, 2013

David Liben, from Student Achievement Partners, will be visiting Reno this Friday and will conduct a Q&A with instructional leaders and classroom teachers. If you have a burning question, please share in the comment section and we’ll have David answer … 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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Free Instructional Videos Matched to CCSS

America Achieves, which visited Reno last October, has posted new videos and lesson plans matched to the Common Core State Standards. All of the resources are free and highlight instruction in ELA/literacy and math that demonstrate close reading, deeper learning, … Continue reading

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