A Big Idea in Education That May Have Been Wrong All Along - ASCD Inservice
ASCD Emerging Leader Steve Figurelli explores why we may be approaching reading instruction all wrong.
Statistics, the Yellow Perch, and the Common Core - ASCD Inservice
Henry Kranendonk explores how teaching statics can be critical in helping students become “data literate” in this Inservice post.
More Choices, More Chances: A Variety of Coherent Math Models Help Students Succeed - ASCD Inservice
Kate McGill Austin explores how math models can help students represent problems and see them in a way that makes them more relatable in this Inservice post.
HELP WANTED: What do the Math Common Core standards really mean?
What do the math common core standards really mean? Here is a list and short description of several helpful math common core websites.
School Counselors, Meet the Common Core! | School Counseling by Heart
You work hard every day to help kids communicate clearly, solve problems, collaborate, gain independence, understand others’ perspectives and cultures, and become college and career ready. You faci…
EduCore: Tools for Teaching the Common Core has been retired.
Are you searching for resources to implement the Common Core State Standards? Here you will find current, relevant, evidence-based tools and professional development to smooth your transition into a new era of teaching and learning.
3 Strategies to Conquer Math Word Problems
How do you grow confident and effective word problem solvers? Kady Dupree of the Teacher Trap blog identifies three reasons that students struggle with math word problems, including lack of student confidence, the need for flexible thinking, and the differing abilities of our students. This post includes tips for each of those three areas.
10 Mentor Texts for Teaching Opinion Writing - Performing in Education
Gain Access to My Writing Resource Drive!Join me to amplify your writing instruction with the mini-trainings and resources in my writing resource drive! SUBSCRIBE Using mentor texts to teach opinion writing is the best! See below for my favorites! Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase […]
Response: Ways to 'Shrink the Change' of Tech & CCSS in Your Classroom
What is the best way to scaffold lessons for teachers adapting to technology and common core changes? Mike Fisher provides his response on Education Week,