Wednesday, November 25, 2020

PBL & Common Core Tip: Instructional Time for Teaching Thinking Skills

Often we forget to teach thinking skills to students. Project-based learning (PBL) by design demands that these skills be taught and assessed. Every PBL project has 21st century skills...

Six Insights About the Common Core

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Have you checked out the latest issue of Educational Leadership yet? The December 2012/January 2013 issue focuses on the theme, "Common Core: Now What?" Check out...

ELA Virtual Learning Network: Complex Text and Academic Vocabulary

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It’s been quite an exciting experience collaborating with my ASCD colleagues Nanci Smith, Jason Flom, and Mark Barnes. We’ve been communicating frequently to check...

Depth, Connections, and “Doing” Science Focus of New Standards

Last week, the release of the draft Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) topped the ASCD SmartBrief most-clicked list. Standards writers say the NGSS focus on essential...

Lessons from the Field: Leading Implementation of the Common Core State Standards

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Judy F. Carr is an ASCD Faculty Member as well as a senior consultant and leadership development coach with the Center for Curriculum Renewal....

Using Formative Assessment to Meet the Demands of the Common Core

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

Checking in with Common Core Implementation in New Hampshire

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

Tips to Relieve Your Common Core Pain Points

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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...

Checking in with Common Core Implementation in Illinois

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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