Need guidance implementing the Common Core? Take a look at these helpful resources to bring creativity to the standards.
Common Core, in 9-Year-Old Eyes
Educator Josh Work talks about the value of Media Specialists when it comes to implementing Common Core.
The Shift: Media Specialists and the Common Core
Ted Finley gives his advice for planning and organizing a unit of instruction for the Common Core. #commoncore
Common Core and Planning: Organizing a Unit of Instruction
Educator Monica Burns describes how screencasting can be used to meet a Common Core Standards and 21st Century skills.
Common Core in Action: 10 Visual Literacy Strategies
Anne O'Brien has found that in recent polls, the majority of educators support the Common Core, but have some concerns about implementation. Read about the surveys and share your thoughts here.
I find this pin to be important because it takes the view point of social-emotional learning connected to the common core standards. The article goes on in detail of the opinion of two women and what they feel the shortcomings are of the common core standards. http://www.edutopia.org/blog/how-common-core-social-emotional-learning-connected-maurice%20elias
How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common Core Connected?
Sophia.org offers lesson plan ideas by grade level aligned with the CCSS and Next Generation Science Standards.
Common Core in Action: Teaching Critical Thinking and Questioning
Check out Cindy Bryant's blog on fostering a growth mindset in the classroom can help with the Common Core Math SMPs.
Growth Mindset and the Common Core Math Standards
Looking for ways to integrate PBL into the Common Core? Check out this blog about utilizing PBL projects to shift your curriculum. #PBL #commoncore Thanks to the @Buck Institute for Education for contributing!
The Role of PBL in Making the Shift to Common Core
PowerMyLearning Educational Games & Learning Activities for Kids
The NYC Department of Education offers sample tasks, lesson plans, and units separated by grade level that are aligned with the CCSS.