Tag Archives: Student Achievement Partners

St. Albert Catholic School Works through CCSS Outcomes

Educators at St. Albert Catholic School worked through a number of CCSS outcomes including an overview of the instructional shifts by Sandra Alberti; a review of the Metametric study on Lexile; Robert Pondiscio’s speech on the value of building content … Continue reading

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Resources from the SAP/Danielson Group Training

Student Achievement Partners, working with the Danielson Group, visited Reno and moved K-12 math and ELA/literacy educators through the Instructional Practice Guides and a number of supporting documents. Linked below are the resources used Wednesday and Thursday that allowed for … Continue reading

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Your Common Core Questions, Answered

During David Liben’s visit to Reno, he took some time to answer questions that educators in our community either emailed or posted on this blog. The questions are listed below with the link to the answers on Youtube. Liben, the … Continue reading

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Site Leads Prepare for August 8th

On August 8th, Washoe will launch its K-6 CCSS professional development calendar with a day devoted to literacy outcomes.  Site leads worked with personnel from Curriculum & Instruction to preview “sessions” (here) and get a basic feel for the structure … Continue reading

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K-2 Creating Aligned Materials Opportunity!

If you participate in the Basal Alignment Project Edmodo group, you may have seen the following post by Meredith Liben of Student Achievement Partners. If you did not, it is worth reading the announcement below. The Read-aloud Alignment Project (RAP) … Continue reading

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NEW Instructional Practice Guides (aka Evidence Guides)

The Evidence Guides, which were shared as part of the inservice course Advancing Literacy Practice with the Core, have been updated by Student Achievement Partners and are now called the CCSS Instructional Practice Guides. The guides remain in grade level … Continue reading

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CL’s Meet to Learn about SS Units and Evidence Guides

Curriculum Leaders gathered to learn more about the Evidence Guides and social studies units for grades 4th through 6th. The units focus on important grade level outcomes from mining to Colonial America to Ancient Egypt. CLs reviewed one unit, Colonial … Continue reading

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