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‘Simplifying the ELA Common Core; Demystifying Curriculum’

In a piece for the Kappa Delta Pi Record, Mike Schmoker and Carol Jago describe how you can break through the myriad ELA/literacy standards and immediately get of the “essence” of CCSS. In short, this involves focusing on “simple ‘instructional … Continue reading

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CCSS for Teachers, iTunes University Course (and video tutorial)

If you have access to an Apple device, you can take advantage of the free iTunes CCSS University Courses. The courses are divided by content and grade bands for K-2, 3-5 and 6-12 and give educators a structure to learn … Continue reading

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