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Common Core practice tests now available online

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, one of two collections of states that are designing online tests aligned with the Common Core standards, …

Social and emotional learning gaining new focus under Common Core

SACRAMENTO – School is nothing if not an intensely social experience, which is why teacher Michelle Flores posed this question to 24 third graders at …

Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core?

Features<p>—Chris Whetzel_for Digital Directions<p>School districts are raising concerns about their ability to be technologically ready to give Common …

“How Can We Use The CCSS With English Language Learners?”

How Can We Use The CCSS With English Language Learners? is the new “question of the week” at my Education Week Teacher column.<p>Feel free to leave your …

Why charter schools are a big business

This <i>was written by Joanne Yatvin, a vet­eran public school educator, author and past president of the National Council of Teachers of English. She is now teaching part-time at Portland State University</i>. <i>A version of this was originally published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution</i>.<p>By Joanne …

Captivated by Common Core: Classroom Changes You Can Make Now

Common Core State Standards are coming to California and will be fully implemented during the 2014-15 school year. As a Common Core trainer for Palm …

Practical Online Teacher Training

A community of educators to support you!<p>Individuals<p>Take professional development into your own hands. Learn what you want, when you want, wherever …