Tag Archives: resources

8 Resources for Classroom Management

Below is a small glimpse of my classroom and some of the supports I’ll be using to increase engagement, group students, and keep expectations explicit. Many of the following likely can be purchased—and look prettier—online; but if you are partial … Continue reading

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10 Websites, with Free resources, to Assist with CCSS Implementation

If you are looking for help with the implementation of Common Core, the websites listed below will help. Most include free curricular resources, well matched to the CCSS, that any educator can opt into and/or they can be used to … 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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The New achievethecore.org

 The nonprofit Student Achievement Partners has re-launched its website http://www.achievethecore.org.  The website is a smorgasbord of vetted and aligned Common Core resources for educators. As noted on the new landing page, “This website is full of free content designed to help … 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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‘Favorite ELA CCSS Resources’

Rebecca Eastland has created a list of “Favorite ELA CCSS Resources” that include links to helpful sites, information that supports close reading, this blog (thank you!) and other free materials. Eastland’s list can be found here.

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‘CCSS Tools and Resource Page’

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortia has created a CCSS “Tools and Resource” page on their website. Readers of this blog will recognize the resources but SBAC has organized them on one page replete with helpful one-sentence descriptions. You can find … Continue reading

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K-2 Edmodo Resource Folder Added

Kindergarten Program Coordinator, Kacey Edgington, has created an Edmodo folder for those working with early literacy outcomes. You will find a number of helpful resources aligned to K-2 outcomes and you will be able to participate in conversations related to … Continue reading

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