Tag Archives: Common Core State Standards

Teaching Literature through the Common Core

by Ann Camacho, author of Bookmarked Every year at the beginning of my American Literature class, I tell my students that “Books are the blueprints to living, the roadmaps of our lives,” and I mean it with all my heart. … Continue reading

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With Common Core State Standards, Service Learning Matters Even More

by Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A. and Maureen Connolly, Ed.D., CBK Associates What motivates us to do our work as educators? While raising test scores and achieving accountability may be critical to our everyday tasks, most of us entered education to … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: The Common Core: A Launching Pad for Thinking

by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century Last month I blogged about how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will soon be driving the curriculum and instructional practices of our … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Core?

By Jim Delisle, coauthor of Building Strong Writers in Middle School and When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers Since 45 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English/language arts and mathematics, it’s obvious that they … Continue reading

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Cash in on Learning: Academic Language Thinking Terms: At the Core of the Common Core State Standards

by Richard Cash, Ed.D., Free Spirit Publishing author of Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century The education community is all abuzz with the new flavor of the day: The Common Core State Standards (CCSS)! While I applaud … Continue reading

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