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Margo Gottlieb offers tips for teachers and school leaders on how to integrate the Common Core standards and English Language Learners “Minority babies are now majority in United States” proclaims the headline of the Washington Post, May 16, 2012.

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Just think, in five years, this transformative group of Hispanic, Asian, and African-American children will be entering Kindergarten. If all goes according to plan, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will be fully operational and the derivative curriculum will be firmly enacted. The next generation of assessments will be underway. The question that looms before our nation is whether schools will be equipped to educate this multicultural onslaught of students in preparation for postsecondary education and careers.

The demographic shift in the school-age population of the U.S. is most noticeable in the unprecedented increase of English language learners. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. The CCSS are tremendously challenging for all stakeholders. Systems For Education - Video Player. Free Primary Source Materials For Social Studies Teachers. Harvard Education Letter. Volume 28, Number 4July/August 2012 By ROBERT ROTHMAN Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice, continued Nine Ways the Common Core Will Change Classroom Practice In a recent survey, William Schmidt, a University Distinguished Professor of education at Michigan State University, found some good news and bad news for supporters of the Common Core State Standards.

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The good news was that the vast majority of teachers have read the Standards and nearly all like them. Those teachers might want to take a closer look. In Mathematics 1. This is an excerpt from the Harvard Education Letter. Connecting Lessons to Common Core: Nationalistic Travel Brochures. For the past few weeks, I have been reflecting upon my past lessons and adapting them to the Common Core Standards for History/Social Studies.

Connecting Lessons to Common Core: Nationalistic Travel Brochures

It has been a great exercise and has allowed me to reexamine the purpose of my activities (and made enhancements for next year). It has also led me to to find some amazing Common Core resources – like this! Page curated by Darren Burris and Engaging Educators “Engage the Common Core” blog. This was one of my favorite activities to design – to demonstrate their understanding of nationalism, my students created a tri-fold travel brochure for Italy, Germany, Haiti, or Mexico (we had just discussed how these nations became free/unified). For the assignment, students were working for a Department of Tourism in one of the above nations and needed to ramp up tourism for the nation. The Standards WHST.11-12.4. The Assignment Part of the reason that I loved putting together this activity is that it allowed me to present it in a fun way.

Common Core State Standard Rubric for History/Social Studies 11-12. For the past few weeks, my colleague Todd Whitten and I have been sharing some work that we have done with the Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies.

Common Core State Standard Rubric for History/Social Studies 11-12

During this process, we created rubrics based upon the 9-10th Grade Standards and the 11-12th Grade Standards. This week, we will be sharing those documents. Below is what we created based upon the Common Core State Standards for History/Social Studies for 11-12th Grades. (Todd will be launching the rubric for the 9-10th grade on his blog later this week.) When we were aligning activities with the Common Core (links below), this was our guiding document. Let us know what you think! Share My Lesson - Free K-12 Resources By Teachers, For Teachers.

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Consequently, it necessarily follows that although essential curricula goals may be similar for all students, methodologies employed in a classroom must be varied to suit to the individual needs of all children: ie. learning must be differentiated to be effective. Differentiating instruction means creating multiple paths so that students of different abilities, interest or learning needs experience equally appropriate ways to absorb, use, develop and present concepts as a part of the daily learning process. Calculating-participation-grade. Participation%20matrix0001. Grading_class_participation. University of Virginia Teaching Resource Center.

Martha L. Maznevski, Assistant Professor, McIntire School of Commerce In my experience, grading class participation is one of the most difficult aspects of student evaluation. Over the past few years I have spent a lot of time trying to figure out why I expect students to participate, how I want them to participate, how to communicate those expectations to them, and, finally, how to grade it.

What follows is the system that I currently use. The system is in a state of continual improvement, and hence is never static. I want students to participate so they can learn from each other. In organizational behavior and management classes, we teach that one of the best ways to evaluate performance on the job is to develop a set of behavioral indicators of good performance specific for a given job.

Once the behavioral list is created, it provides a fairly simple mechanism for grading participation. Digital Storytelling and the Common Core by Kevin Hodgson on Prezi. Kate Hart: Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide. Academia has lots and lots and lots of systems in place for assuring that credit is always given where credit is due.

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If you're writing a paper, there are particular ways to cite internet sources-- even tweets and Facebook posts. But what about on the internet? Diane Ravitch's blog. Smore - Design beautiful online flyers and publish instantly. Block Posters - Create large wall posters from any image for free!

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