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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

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @KatieNovakUDL

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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

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @kastidham @davidyo333

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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

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @cscottwilliams @LearningFirst @kportermagee

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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

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @grantwiggins @achievethecore @bamradionetwork

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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

Follow: @Eduflack @dgburris @afterschool4all @jmrinehart @bamradionetwork
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EDWORDS: Latest Common Core Standards Blog Posts

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    How To Improve Student Reading

    Recently on multiple platforms, Robert Pondiscio talked about reading on his way to standing up for Secretary of Education John King. We disagree ab ...

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    by Peter Greene @palan57
    Thursday, 05 May 2016
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    Teaching Common Core By Teaching Environmental Science

    April 22nd is Earth Day. I’ll be spending it in my daughter’s elementary school, helping to coordinate an all-day “Science Day” for a building full ...

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    by Patrick Riccards @Eduflack
    Thursday, 21 April 2016
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    Common Core and Content Can Get Along

    Not a day can go by without someone criticizing the Common Core State Standards or blaming the Common Core for all that ails our public education sy ...

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    by Patrick Riccards @Eduflack
    Tuesday, 09 February 2016
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    Curriculum Mapping, 5 Ideas

    Last week I had the opportunity to attend two days of Curriculum Mapping Boot Camp with Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Dr. Marie Alcock in New York City ...

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    by Ross Cooper | @RossCoops31
    Sunday, 27 December 2015
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    Is the Historian's Craft Still Worth Teaching?

    Technology has fundamentally changed how stories are told and information is conveyed. Today, the most engaging content includes not just writing, b ...

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    by David Cutler @spinedu
    Friday, 11 December 2015
  • Where Do the Arts Belong?

    Last week, I had an interesting conversation with one of my sons’ teachers. He has a classroom teacher who delivers the “core” subjects (not my favori ...

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    by Emily Caruso Parnell | @teachontheverge
    Friday, 20 November 2015
  • If It's Not Broken, Don't Fix It!

    They say that necessity creates ingenuity.  There's truth in that.  I was terribly bored when the whole idea of teaching the curriculum thro ...

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    by Sharon Skretting | @SharonSkretting
    Saturday, 28 February 2015
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