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Common Core One Day Seminars

Each 1 day seminar focuses on either English Language Arts or Mathematics.

Have you thought about how you will implement the Common Core? We have.

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By 2014, all classrooms will implement rigorous college and career ready curricula that, together with aligned assessments and teacher supports, will help to form a comprehensive system to empower students to compete and succeed globally in the 21st century. 

Each 1 day seminar focuses on either English Language Arts or Mathematics. Three Essential Questions will guide our exploration and planning:


What are the Common Core expectations?

  • Examine the structure of the Common Core – identify and understand the 5 major shifts ELA and 2 major shifts in Mathematics
  • Determine how “what” we teach impacts “how” we teach

What do we already know about our State/District/Building/Classroom?

  • Examine content changes; what is new and what is missing
  • Examine existing vertical alignment structures
  • Assess existing strengths and weaknesses

How can we facilitate a meaningful transition to the Common Core?

  • Identify structures and opportunities within with the common core that allow “content” to be unified through “concepts”
  • Dig deep into the content at your grade level and begin to plan Common Core aligned units of study

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