Earlier in December, Education Week published an article about the connections between arts education and the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) written by reporter Erik Robelen.
Now that school districts are implementing the CCSS to various degrees, a question that is being asked more frequently is how teacher evaluation systems will be aligned to the new demands of the CCSS.
Understanding Language's five-lesson middle school unit, called Persuasion Across Time and Space: Analyzing and Producing Persuasive Texts, was designed for ELLs at the intermediate level of English language development.
They say good things happen in threes; this seems to be the case with webinars focusing on the connection between the CCSS and ELLs. Within the past week there will have been three high-profile webinars on CCSS for ELLs that I am aware of.
Yesterday, I attended the American Federation of Teachers’ Second Roundtable on the CCSS and ELLs.
I was planning on attending the Alliance for Excellent Education’s CCSS/ELL face to face and webinar events in Washington, DC last week and blogging about them.
I was recently asked by Larry Ferlazzo to answer this question for his blog: How can E
I recently had the opportunity to facilitate three roundtable discussions on the implementation of the CCSS for ELLs in Miami, Florida.