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Common Core State Standards

Resources to aid educators with the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. #commoncore #CCSS

6 Checks to Thoughtfully Connect Students and Standards

Curriculum Development: 6 Checks To Connect Students & Standards

"Assigning Public Speaking Isn't Teaching," by Erik Palmer

Assigning Public Speaking Isn't Teaching

On TeachThought, ASCD author and Faculty member Tony Frontier writes about 6 ways to thoughtfully connect students to the standards

Curriculum Development: 6 Checks To Connect Students & Standards

The Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards have drawn new attention to how these skills are developed across curriculum and across grade bands. In their 2014 ASCD Annual Conference session, authors Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher were enthusiastic about the potential within these curricular shifts.

Here's a collection of resources for Common Core implementation.

Q & A Collections: Implementing The Common Core

Authors Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey share tips on scaffolding for complex texts

Need help with common core implementation? These resources can help.

Based on the best-selling book The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence, this video helps teachers meet the challenge of the Common Core State Standards with six research-based strategies proven to transform instruction.

Learn how to increase student engagement while fulfilling the demands of the Common Core in ASCD's DVD, "The Core Six."

Why assessment is so important for students.

Assessing To Mastery

ASCD author Harvey Silver shares insight on assessments and instruction in this blog post.

Go Together Like… Assessment and Instruction

How to Differentiate in a standards-based world

Lessons for educators to know from testing PARCC

A Few of PARCC’s Lessons from “Testing the Test”

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers

50 Common Core Resources For Teachers
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These blog posts are great resources for Common Core State Standards implementation!

Common Core Resources

Personalizing Assessments with Time In Mind

Personalizing Assessments with Time In Mind

Check out this Common Core quick start guide.

The authors of this blog post discuss what is at the heart of the close reading standard.

The Heart of the Close Reading Standard

4 Important Ways To Make The Common Core Transition Easier On Students

A great collection of teacher created websites to help understand, teach, or organize the Common Core.

Implementing Common Core: One- and Two-Day Institutes

ASCD's Common Core State Standards Institutes

The Common Core has made the learning of frequently used academic vocabulary words a top priority in their focus on creating standards in the public schools. This ASCD Edge blogger shares an 8-step plan to teaching Tier 2 academic vocabulary in any classroom.