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Understanding the Common Core - For Families. Triple P - Positive Parenting Program® - Welcome. Ohio PTA Common Core > Home. A free resource for busy teachers. Welcome to Curriculum Companion Lite, a free resource designed for the busy classroom teacher to support Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts adopted textbooks with easy to use technology resources.

A free resource for busy teachers

Easy to use Curriculum Resources Curriculum resources include custom designed Powerpoint presentations, Inspiration graphic organizers, age and content appropriate Internet web sites, and titles of Discovery Education Streaming and Learn360 video clips, all of which are aligned directly to the lessons and activities in the Open Court, Houghton Mifflin, McDougal Littell, and Holt English Language Arts textbooks. Curriculum Companion Lite is an excellent teacher resource for new teachers, Title 1 schools, and schools in Program Improvement because of this close connection to the English Language Arts textbook content.

Professional Development, 24/7! CRESST. School and District Report. Lessonopoly. Spanish Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. A rich education recognizes the importance of language.

Spanish Language Arts, Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

With a fully developed mastery of primary and secondary languages, students are able to appreciate the literary and expressive quality of written texts and be able to use languages effectively to express their thoughts, reflections, and ideas in speech and writing. In addition, students are able to see themselves as participating in multiple linguistic communities and understanding the perspectives of different cultures. While one purpose of this standards document is to describe what we want students to know and be able to do, another is to create a common community of a shared educational goal, literacy in Spanish.

SPANISH COGNATES. Spanish cognates are an integral part of developing a person's Spanish vocabulary.


If you are an English speaker you are fortunate in that much of the English language is comprised from numerous languages. Therefore, many words in Spanish resemble words in English and if studied should provide the Spanish student a quick source of building a strong Spanish vocabulary. However, it should be noted that not all words that sound alike in Spanish and English, have the same meaning. This dictionary will eventually present about 4000 words. The English word is presented first with the Spanish word second. The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educators. The Teacher Tap is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities.

The Teacher Tap: Professional Development Resources for Educators

Check out the Project Overview for more information. For a more indepth look at these topics, go to our online courses including: Curriculum Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students Webinar. Arabic Foreign Language Assistance Program. English Spanish Cognates. Many Spanish nouns can easily be converted into English nouns.

English Spanish Cognates

English nouns and Spanish nouns ending in '-or' are very often identical. English nouns and Spanish nouns ending in '-al' are very common identical. Many English nouns ending with '-ist', can be converted into Spanish nouns by changing to '-ista'. English nouns ending with '-y' often corresponds to Spanish nouns ending with '-ía', '-ia', or '-io'. Purchase the comprehensive list of 3,465 Spanish-English Cognates. Adjectives Like nouns, many English adjectives can be converted into Spanish simply by changing the word ending. Verbs. NextGen RoadmApp_web. Apps for Teachers. Teachers With Apps - Best Educational App Reviews.

Apps for Multiple Intelligences. Apps for Bloom's Taxonomy. 10 Amazing Productivity Apps You Aren't Using. Increase productivity every day with these 10 amazing apps.

10 Amazing Productivity Apps You Aren't Using

December 26, 2012 Dropbox, Evernote and Sanebox are some of the top apps on anyone’s list of time-saving devices, but I gotta tell you, there are some other great up-and-coming phone and desktop/laptop apps that help you get more done faster inside and outside the office. CardMunch CardMunch converts business cards to address book contacts, then adds those contacts as connections on LinkedIn. Sweet, huh? Reading Like A Historian. 20 Best Mobile Productivity Apps of 2012. 2012 has come to a close.

20 Best Mobile Productivity Apps of 2012

Time to highlight the year’s best new mobile productivity apps. Here is my list of the best mobile productivity apps of 2012. There are apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Reviewing the best apps for education.


Draft 21st Century Skills List « Skills for the 21st Century. Below is a list we’ve collected of the ‘meta-skills’/cognitive skills Adults will need to Succeed in the 21st Century.

Draft 21st Century Skills List « Skills for the 21st Century

These were drafted by a small group of Tech folks at the Center for Literacy Studies and then added to/refined some at COABE 2010. We plan to update this list based on blog discussions, research we find, and comments on this page. please let us know what you think! Purple were added at COABE – the most recent update. Framework for 21st Century Learning. CAIS21stcentury - List of 21st Century Skills.

Cooperation '''Cooperation, co-operation, or coöperation''' is the process of working or acting together, which can be accomplished by both intentional and non-intentional agents.

CAIS21stcentury - List of 21st Century Skills

In its simplest form it involves things working in harmony, side by side, while in its more complicated forms, it can involve something as complex as the inner workings of a human being or even the social patterns of a nation. It is the alternative to working separately in competition. Cooperation can also be accomplished by computers, which can handle shared resources simultaneously, while sharing processor time. Global Community. Project: Literature Circles Students work in small groups reading a novel and assuming various roles in the Literature Circle in order to demonstrate their understanding of the novel and share...

Global Community

Project: Email Exchange Students will engage in an ePals email exchange, practicing the skills of collaboration and communication while building friendships and learning about the daily lives and cultures of others around the world. Collaborative Detective Story Students will compose a collaborative narrative short story while creating international friendships and a great story to share. 21st Century Learning Tools Project When students are a part of an online collaborative learning community, powerful learning takes place.

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills. EduCore - Tools for Teaching the Common Core - ASCD. Engage New York. Lifornia Common Core Standards. Common Core Meets Digital Learning Featuring Alan November Transforming the Culture of Learning: Aligning the Common Core to Digital Literacy Alan November is partnering with the Contra Costa County Office of Education and ACSA Region VI to engage teams of educators in a three-day series over six months to design motivating, rigorous and creative assignments. Alan will provide examples of successful assignment designs across grade levels and subjects.

When: 3-Day Series – November 22, 2013; March 27, 2014 and June 9, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 4: 00 p.m. (lunch included) Where: Contra Costa County Office of Education, 77 Santa Barbara Rd., Pleasant Hill CA. 94523. America Achieves: Welcome. National Assessment Governing Board / NAGB. Common Core State Standards and English Learners.

Date: January 18, 2013 Time: 1.00-3.00 PM EST The Common Core State Standards mean greater rigor, higher expectations and considerable greater language demands. Leadership and professional development are needed to act collectively to implement supportive policies, build educator capacity and develop effective approaches for providing ELs with access to and opportunities for rigorous academic work. Join three experts as they outline what needs to be done for this population. Presenters: Judy Elliott, former Chief Academic Officer, Los Angeles Unified School District, Lily Wong Fillmore, University of California, Berkeley, and Margarita Calderón, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University. Common Core Resources: DarkeNet. Resources for the Common Core English Language Arts Standards We are in a very transitional time with revised standards in the state of Ohio. We (the State of Ohio) have adopted the common core standards as our English Language Arts Standards. This page is intended to provide resources and links to other pages where you will find information about the common core standards for English Language Arts.

I have created some of these resources, others have been created by various other entities. If you have questions about information provided on this site, please email me. Standards of Learning Information Center. Your browser does not support JavaScript! This site uses JavaScript but is fully functional without it. Standards of Learning (SOL) & Testing These practice items provide examples of the new content and increased rigor represented by the revised Standards of Learning (SOL) and illustrate the new Technology-Enhanced Item types for the mathematics, reading, science, and writing SOL tests.

Oaisdcommoncore.wikispaces. BSHSCommonCore - home. Common Core State Standards Initiative. (select any of the links below) The Common Core State Standards (CCSSI) is a joint effort led by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers to develop a common core of K-12 standards in English language arts and Mathematics. Read more about National PTA's position on Education Standards. The goal initiative is to develop internationally-benchmarked standards that ensure all students are held to consistent expectations that will prepare them for college and career.

More than 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, American Samoan Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands and the Anchorage, AK School District have adopted the standards. Common Core Support Tools. Maine CCSS. Oakland MI CCSS curr units. Common Core Questions / Store. Teaching Strategies For Analyzing Text: Complete Lesson.

Five close reading strategies to support the Common Core. I walked in to my first college class, Political Science 101, eager to learn. For my inaugural college assignment, my professor asked the class to read the first three chapters of the textbook for the next class period. That night, I returned to my dorm room, determined to learn everything I could in those three chapters. Four Major Shifts in Literacy. Text Complexity Rubric instructions and inventory sheet 3-5.pdf. Common Core State Standards. Text-complex-literary-texts. Text Complexity: Qualitative Measures Rubric.

California Common Core Standards. Balancing Informational Text and Literature. This is a 10 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Qualitative Analysis of Text Complexity Rubrics. Beginnersguidetotextcomplexity_FINAL_72811.docx. Common_Core_Resources.pdf (application/pdf Object) Text_Analysis_protocol. ELAGeneralItemandTaskSpecifications.pdf.


One to One Institute. One-to-One Solutions: Where Are We Today? From Research to Action: Demonstrated One-to-One Solutions that Work. Read more by smurik October 4th, 2012 Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012 Time: 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST Duration: 1 hour Technology has transformed almost every industry in America, but it is still difficult to point to examples of technology transformed schools that are reaping the educational and financial benefits of 1:1 technology. How to Create and Manage an Online Learning Program Step-by-Step. Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Enhancing Collaboration & Writing with Google Apps for Education.

How to Write a DBQ Essay. How do I answer a DBQ question? DBQ questions are composed of two sections. In Part A, documents are provided for students to read, analyze, and then answer questions about each one. In Part B, students are provided with a specific task which must be addressed in an essay response. The essay response can be organized into three sections: the introduction, body, and conclusion. Writing to Inform and Make Arguments. The Balance of Informational and Literary Texts.

Text Difficulty and Adolescents. I recently received the following letter and thought you might be interested in my responses: "I found your August 21, 2011 blog post on "Rejecting Instructional Level Theory" eye-opening and helpful. I'm a high school English teacher and instructional coach specializing in adolescent literacy remediation, so I've worked with leveled text a lot. If you have a moment, I'd love to hear your thoughts on a couple of follow-up questions:" Text Difficulty and Adolescents. Text Complexity: Simplifying Text Complexity And The Common Core.

Closing the Gap. About. Common Core 360. CCSS Literacy Resources - Common Core State Standards. Common Core. Common Core. Common Core. Common Core Resources. Common Core Related Resources. David Coleman-CCSS. Within Our Walls: Teach Like a Champion. Pedagogy and Common Core. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. TK Math Instruction by Long Beach USD, Video 1.

TK Math Instruction by Long Beach USD, Video 2. TK Math Instruction by Long Beach USD, Video 3. Video: UDL Implementation: A Process of Change. Podcast - Implementing RTI with English Language Learners. Podcast - Considerations When Implementing RTI with English Language Learners. Podcast - Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in English Language Learners. English Language Learners. California English Language Development (ELD) Standards **New for 2012. Oral Language Development. A professional group of educators dedicated to the academic achievement of English learners. Dr. Anthony Muhammad. Mora Modules. CALPER: Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research. National Center on Intensive Intervention.