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Applying Universal Design to the Common Core

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris with Dr. Katie Novak 

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Some see a conflict between the notion of a standardized curriculum and universal design, which is aimed at differentiating instruction.  Our guests help identify the bridge between the two.

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS

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What Is the Best Way to Measure Student Learning and Growth?

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, David Young, Kelly Stidham, Jason Mendenhall 

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Summative assessment, formative assessment, mastery, individual growth, what is the best way to measure student progress? 

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS

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Inside the Case for Delaying Implementation of Common Core Standards

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, Cheryl Scott Williams, Kathleen Porter-Magee

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Even supporters of Common Core State Standards are arguing for delaying implementation, while increasing the capacity for collaboration during the transition process. In this segment, we examine the case for postponing implementation and discuss how a reasonable timetable might be determined.

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS

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CCSS "Sham?" Are Your Textbooks Really Aligned to Common Core?

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, Grant Wiggins, Sandra Alberti

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A recent report suggested that many claims about textbooks being aligned to Common Core State Standards may be false. We discuss the findings of this report with two highly respected experts in the field, who offer suggestions on how to confirm whichresources are truly aligned.

Discuss: #commoncore and #CCSS

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New Common Core Study Suggests Success Requires Extra Time and Support

Patrick Riccards, Darren Burris, Jen Rinehart, Jennifer Davis

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In this discussion we move beyond the focus on standards and testing to look at a new report's findings that both students and teachers need more time and support.

Discuss:#commoncore and #CCSS

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