Spring and Summer CCSS Professional Development Institutes: Coming to a City Near You!

Calling all educators, near and far—are you still working hard to implement Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? Looking for great professional development opportunities this...

Using Formative Assessment to Meet the Demands of the Common Core

Regardless of your grade level, focus, or subject area, a huge challenge of implementing the Common Core State Standards is to link formative assessment...

Tips to Relieve Your Common Core Pain Points

By: Ann Cunningham-Morris, ASCD Director, Professional Learning Services and Andrew Miller, ASCD Faculty While implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), many educators—both in leadership...

Common Core Professional Development Institutes Coming Soon to a City Near You!

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a middle school science teacher, elementary principal, or a superintendent, implementing the Common Core State Standards can feel overwhelming....

Preparing Students for THEIR Futures: 21st Century Skills and the Common Core

By Sue Z. Beers, ASCD author of Teaching 21st Century Skills: An ASCD Action Tool Two of my grandchildren visited this weekend. Their 2- and...

Growing with the Common Core State Standards

As a former high school teacher, I most looked forward to returning in the fall and seeing how much students changed over the summer....

Formative Assessment Paves the Way!

 by Jennifer Beasley When going on any journey in life, it is nice to know your destination. In the classroom, our destination is the goal...

The Common Core Tapestry

By Harvey F. Silver & R. Thomas Dewing Since the development and release of the Common Core State Standards, educators, researchers, and pundits have all...

Checking in with Common Core Implementation in Utah

ASCD asked some of our affiliate leaders to tell us how the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) has been going in...

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