Academic Year 2012 - 2013

LIT 595 - Using the Common Core Learning Standards to Improve Student Learning

 2012/2013 Information:

Course Resources
~
Buck Institute of Education - Resource for Project Based Learning -
   Elem & Secondary
   Video access for ideas on inter-disciplinary literacy projects to do that address CCLS
~ CCLS Web Video Resources 
~ EngageNY - Common Core 
~ Recommended Book - Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement 
~ Using the Common Core Learning Standards to Improve Student Learning (pdf) 

Video Clips: 
~ Video:  Teacher working with students where she is really making explicit the assessment and what they are after.  There seem to be lots of examples at this site we may want to direct teachers to explore/and or use.
 Click here to view

~ Video:  Lucy Calkins introduces the video series on teacher's college site, on the Reading/Writing project teachers' sharing their attempts to teach  to the common core.
Click here to view

Apps:
Apps for PCs, laptops, iPad, android and phones
iTune Apps
Utilizing iPad Technology in the Schools