Common Core Learning Standards
Driving through North America in a motorhome may sound like a dream vacation for some, but for Blanch and John Linton, it was a humble beginning to one of the world’s largest and most successful on-demand professional development tools for educators everywhere. What began in the 1990s as the Video Journal of Education is now School Improvement Network. Chet Linton, eldest son and now CEO, worked over the years to place their ever-growing library of helpful and catchy training videos for educators and school administrators online. Now one of the world’s largest online professional learning communities, the still family-owned and educator-operated company offers an entire suite of products including Common Core training, classroom walkthroughs and successful strategies for educators. Curtis Linton (pictured) is the company’s Executive Producer and a co-owner, passionate about helping teachers, and it’s no wonder. Interview | Straight Talk About Common Core
Poetry is one of the arts that many students struggle with. I always found that providing a initial successful learning experience was the best way to instil both confidence and foster engagement with my students. Here are a bunch of apps that would allow a student to get their teeth into writing some poetry and for those that struggle an opportunity to see just what they are capable of.
Common Core State Standards Mathematics Resources | Education Northwest The following are Common Core State Standards (CCSS) resources that focus on Mathematics. A Closer Look at the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Webinar Archive Education Northwest, in collaboration with the Northwest Regional Comprehensive Center, hosted this webinar—the second in a series on the CCSS. Participants in this webinar heard from Dr. William McCallum, head of the University of Arizona’s mathematics department and a lead author of the CCSS for Mathematics. Designing High School Mathematics Courses Based on the Common Core State Standards [PDF] As states look at how to implement the high school CCSS, an important consideration is how these standards might be organized into courses that provide a strong foundation for postsecondary success.
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