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Instructional Move 2: Stop and Jot

The “Stop and Jot” technique is not new to the veteran teacher but likely neglected because of its simplicity. The technique promotes retention and comprehension of content and costs very little classroom time to implement. Stop and Jot works like … 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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Teachers Reflect on CCSS, the ‘Shifts,’ and Close Reading

In a video produced by EngageNY, educators in New York reflect on their implementation of the Common Core. Teachers address topics including the instructional shifts, close reading, and text-dependent questions. You can watch the video here.

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