Tag Archives: Tennessee

Guide to Close Reading

Tennessee has created a Guide to Close Reading that answers the following questions: What is close reading? Why is close reading important? How is close reading done? The guide answers these questions with explicit links to the standards, assessment, and lifelong … Continue reading

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SEL and Common Core Instruction

At Sustaining Momentum, CASEL’s Cross-Districts Learning Event in Nashville, Tennessee, educational leaders learned how Washoe is integrating Social Emotional Learning with Common Core instruction. The following PowerPoint was shared as well as Washoe’s SEL Standards Matrix and the Instructional Practice … Continue reading

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Tennessee Pilots the “instructional shifts”

For those who have been integrating the “instructional shifts” in their classroom, looking over how Tennessee is piloting the move to the CCSS might prove interesting. Click here to view Tennessee’s learning modules that are based on the ELA shifts.

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