Tag Archives: UNR

CTL 746 Presentation Materials

Students in Dr. Margaret Ferrara’s CTL 746 class—a course focused on the principles of curriculum development—moved through some foundational pieces on the Nevada Academic Content Standards and the Common Core. Participants learned about the instructional shifts, the Instructional Practice Guides, … Continue reading

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Ed Leadership 703 Presentation Materials

Listed below are the presentation materials shared in Educational Leadership 703 course at the University of Nevada, Reno. This was part of an effort to inform graduate students about the Common Core, the instructional shifts, and the implications for classroom … Continue reading

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New Materials Posted at 63000resources

Additional resources have been added to http://www.63000resources.com. As with everything at 63000resources, the items are free and well matched to a highly core aligned classroom. The materials include A syntax section where you will find an overview of “Juicy Sentences.” … Continue reading

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Dr. Templeton Presents on Foundational Skills in the Context of the CCSS

Dr. Shane Templeton, a Foundation Professor Emeritus of Literacy Studies at UNR, worked with Washoe educators on the topic of “Foundational Skills in the Context of the Common Core State Standards.” The presentation drew specific attention to the following topics: … Continue reading

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UNR Students Explore the Instructional Shifts and IPGs

Students at the University of Nevada, Reno explored content, matched to the Common Core, in order to develop an understanding of the “role of the teacher in curriculum development and implementation.” Dr. Margaret Ferrara’s preservice teachers worked through David Coleman’s … Continue reading

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Bridging CCSS Efforts Between UNR and WCSD

Faculty from the University of Nevada, Reno College of Education and personnel within Washoe County School District’s Office of Academics met to discuss work around the Common Core State Standards. The day started with an overview of the ELA/Literacy instructional … Continue reading

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Close Reading: Strategies and Practice

Dr. Steven Gehrke, from the University of Nevada, Reno, led Washoe educators through strategies and practice to promote the habit of close reading. Attendees worked through several poems including Robert Frost’s Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening and … Continue reading

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