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Shanahan on CCSS Policy (Webinar)

Text Project has posted a free webinar on the Common Core with CCSS Work Team member Dr. Timothy Shanahan (here).  Shanahan moves viewers through some familiar stuff including the genesis of CCSS and the “Big Changes to ELA.” The changes … Continue reading

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In 77 Seconds, ‘What are Good Books for Young Readers?’

What are good books for young readers? Dr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert answers this question in a 77 second Youtube clip here. Further, aside from answering the question, she directs viewers to free downloadable and printable resources here.

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The Critical Role of Narrative Text in the CCSS

Dr. Elfrieda H. Hiebert writes, “Acquiring knowledge is the raison d’etre of the Common Core” in a posting for TextProject (here). She writes that using narrative can assist with this outcome if we allow students to focus on the multiple levels of … Continue reading

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