Review this just-released guide as you lead your district in making an effective transition to the common core.
For ideas of how to work with ELL students in the common core ELA and content literacy standards, review this article on how students may approach and explore texts with support.
Check out these useful resources on integrating literacy best practices and instructional strategies into content-area instruction.
For ideas on how to help traditionally underserved students succeed in the common core, review this brief by the ten Equity Assistance Centers.
Find out more about the three basic shifts in instructional pedagogy required by the common core, and check out teachers' insights on lesson design and implementation.
WebinarsWhat's a Webinar?
The interactive nature is very helpful and dynamic.
January 16 03:30pm–04:45pm (PT)
Gina Koency (pictured), San Joaquin County Office of Education, and Kathy Caric, Point Loma Nazarene University, discuss components of a balanced assessment system that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts/literacy (ELA/Literacy). This is the fourth webinar in a series sponsored by the Secondary Literacy Partnership.