English Language Arts/Literacy

November 12, 2015
New college- and career-readiness standards, and the Smarter Balanced and PARCC assessments aligned to them, are causing anxiety for many parents and guardians who don’t yet fully understand what has...
October 16, 2015
Timothy Shanahan takes on another common misconception about the Common Core State Standards for English Languge Arts/Literacy.
September 24, 2015
Now that teachers have new standards and assessments, what are the building blocks for helping students to succeed on the new tests?
September 01, 2015
Each Collection is a package of related resources, curated by content-area experts and PD providers, to highlight specific instructional strategies
August 31, 2015
Follow a coach and teacher through the process of planning and implementing a performance task to assess student understanding.
August 07, 2015
Standards alone aren't enough to create a satisfying, well-balanced curriculum.
April 21, 2015
Sign up by May 15 for this opportunity to learn powerful instructional shifts for middle and high school student success in Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.
April 08, 2015
Learning how to write well for different purposes and audiences is important not only for success in school, but also for career, college, and beyond.
March 19, 2015
Guest blogger Tim Shanahan returns with the second part of his series on myths and facts surrounding the Common Core literacy standards.
January 08, 2015
In this webinar, we present essential features of the science practices outlined in the Next Generation Science Standards that offer opportunities for students to develop disciplinary literacy.