Educational Resources for Common Core
Want to know what the Common Core Standards are and where they came from? Check out this resource: http://bit.ly/1eeBpO2
Also availablefrom Achieve the Core, PD Modules to help you understand the shifts and how to implement these standards into your everyday. http://tinyurl.com/l5xbsmd
Why Common Core state learning standards?
Writing for an Audience: 6 Sample Activities by Grade Level (Edutopia.org)
Just Ask: Harnessing the Power of Student Curiosity (Edutopia.org)
Strategic Modeling: Balancing Structure with Choice (Edutopia.org)
-A variety of articles here discussing the unique challenges and opportunities presented in using common core standards with students with disabilities, English-learners and gifted students.
Accidentally Creating a Digital Writing Workshop (Edutopia.org)