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Thursday, March 17, 2011

A Must See for Free - Meshing the Common Core

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2011 Free Webinar Series
Common Core Standards Call for Uncommon Shifts in Practices

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Time: 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT
Duration: 1 hour
Sponsor: SunGard K-12 Education
We are continuously challenged to meet the demands of the 21st century.  After many years of putting research into action, we finally have a national set of standards that is far reaching and will help us to provide rigorous curriculum, instruction and assessment. Most districts have already been aligning their curriculum to their own state standards. The Common Core will have implications for the work that has already been accomplished.  This webinar will provide some insights into what is new in the Common Core and how to build on what has already been done in your district.
After attending this workshop you will be able to:




  • "Unpack" the common core for its key elements




  • Develop a process for making system adjustments to curriculum maps




  • Consider the implications for developing performance based assessments




  • Facilitate conversations among teachers in Professional Learning Communities




  • Build Collaborative Strategies for Success

    Free Webinar - Register Now. Space is Limited!

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    Webinar Speakers:
    Bena Kallick, Ph.D.
    Education Consultant

    Bena Kallick
    Dr. Bonnie Troxell
    Director,
    Berks County Intermediate Unit 14, Berks County, PA

    Dr. Bonnie Troxell

    Sponsored by:
    Sunguard
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    Monday, March 14, 2011

    Resources for Lessons on Japan's Recent Earthquake - Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief

     
    • Where to find resources to help students process the devastation in Japan: Following major crises, such as last week's earthquake and tsunami in Japan, students will inevitably have questions or need help processing the events, says educator Marilisa Kinney Sachteleben. In this blog, she offers several free Internet resources to help guide lesson planning and answer students' questions. Yahoo! (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
    • A note on helping relief efforts in Japan, from Rick Stamberger, CEO of SmartBrief: If you or your company, organization or group want to help the Japanese people recover from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami but aren't sure how to do so, InterAction provides options. An alliance of U.S.-based international nongovernmental aid organizations, InterAction has compiled a list of groups that are accepting private, corporate and group donations, along with some guidelines for the most appropriate ways to help. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story