Need guidance implementing the Common Core? Take a look at these helpful resources to bring creativity to the standards.
What's the current public attitude towards public schools? Anne O'Brien discusses the 2014 Gallup Poll findings and ponders positive ways the data can be used by teachers and schools.
How Well Do Schools Communicate?
Trying to figure out how to align project-based learning with the Common Core Standards? Edutopia is here to help with this great guide!
How to Design Projects Around Common Core Standards
Check out how using blended learning can better prepare students to meet the challenges of the Common Core.
A Two-Gear Construct for Envisioning Blended Learning
See our updated resource roundup on PBL + Common Core to make sure all your projects align with the new standards.
Project-Based Learning and the Common Core: Resource Roundup
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.
Educator Heather Wolpert-Gawron describes how creating an academic checklist with your students helps with goal setting and independent learning.
How Are Social-Emotional Learning and the Common Core Connected?
Common Core in Action: Why Collaboration and Communication Matter
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
Educator Courtney J. Boddie takes an arts approach to the Common Core to spark learning and engagement.
Common Core in Action: Using the Arts to Spark Learning
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!