Common Core

Learn more about the Common Core standards and how they impact education. Discover resources and strategies to support student success in the classroom and at home.
Common Core Online Resources Text Structures, Multiplication Games, Common Core Ela, English Word, Common Core State Standards, School English, Figurative Language, Speech Language Therapy, Classroom Technology

I am doing a quick presentation on Monday for the SLPs in my district on Common Core and I am sharing resources I have found to be helpful...I made a little reference sheet for them that I thought I would share with you guys too!

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Maria Gonzalez
Forever in First: Common Core Short and Sweet (Freebies) with link to 2nd grade... 1st Grade Ela, Reading Recovery, Common Core Ela, Parent Communication, Teaching Grammar, Teaching First Grade, First Grade Reading, Common Core State Standards, Class Room

If you're not becoming good friends with Common Core yet, don't worry. Sooner or later you're bound to meet up. I think one of the biggest challenges is simply becoming familiar and comfortable with it. So far I've seen it in several different formats. They're all useful in their own right. Amanda from Teaching Maddeness shared another format that I thought would be handy as well. She created a document with only her 2nd grade standards for each strand. It's short and sweet and easy to keep…

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Nikki Terry
About That ‘Common Core’ Math Problem Making the Rounds on Facebook… Common Core Standards, Math Examples, Learning Mathematics, Conceptual Understanding, Math Homework, Math Problems, Common Core Math, Basic Math, Math Teacher

Over the past week, I've seen this image multiple times on Facebook and elsewhere, a supposed denunciation of the Common Core version of math that kids are now learning: That picture is especially popular on conservatives' Facebook walls... and I'm sure one of your relatives has said something about it, too. On the surface, it seems ridiculous. The top makes sense; the bottom is silly; screw you, Common Core! Except that the top doesn't make sense, the bottom does, and the connection to…

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Jessica Jackson Meacham
Common Core Star Rubircs and Differentiated Checklists for grade one Checklist Ideas, Visible Learning, Common Core Ela, Clever Classroom, First Grade Writing, First Grade Reading, Learning Goals, Common Core State Standards, Assessment Tools

I have always taught with an explicit model as the foundation for any lesson. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) provides teachers with exactly this however, negotiating your way through the standards can be difficult and time consuming. The Common Core will challenge students to take learning to new levels. By nature it promotes rigor […]

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Jamie Davis