Articles Tagged With: Common Core State Standards
Digital literacy is integral component to the Common Core Standards. The skill of critically navigating, consuming, and producing digital text and media has increasingly significant influence on a student’s success as an adult. In fact, it is even mentioned in the Standard’s portrait of students who are college and career ready, which states,
“Students employ technology thoughtfully to enhance their reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language use. They tailor their searches online to acquire useful information efficiently, and they integrate what they learn using technology with what they learn offline. They …
The adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) indicates a massive movement towards a more comprehensive valuation of students throughout the United States. In fact, as it stands now, more than 40 states have adopted the CCSS.
Although these Standards have been adopted at the state level, educators also need to implement them on a personal and classroom level as well; this is where meaningful adoption occurs! To do this, my advice would be to frequently exercise in CCSS professional development and to apply it in practice.
To make your PD …
Customers were excited to participate in the Core Tools for Student Success summit held in Farmington, CT., October 25-27th. The annual summit series focuses on a specific theme and is designed for both PowerSchool System Administrators and Curriculum specialists. This year’s theme was specific to the new Common Core standards.
While attending the summit in Connecticut, customers learned how to use ReportWorks to build standards-based report cards and how to use the new Standards Visualizer tool in PowerSchool. They also took some time out to discuss key issues around standards-based grading …
With the new school year, many teachers find themselves implementing or hearing about the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Being that this is a topic that greatly influences education, we’ve decided to highlight one of our older posts about the Common Core State Standards Initiative!
Over the past couple months, many recent high school graduates picked up their belongings and moved away from home. Some of these graduates moved across town, while others moved to a neighboring state or across the country. These young men and young women …