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Introduction to LDC and ASCD PD Resources
Introduction to LDC and ASCD PD Resources

ASCD is proud to work with Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and to serve educators through the EduCore™ website, a portal to the LDC modules and other literacy resources.

What is LDC?
What is LDC?

Learn about the Literacy Design Collaborative and the components of the LDC framework—and explore an LDC module in action with teachers and students.

Deeper Dive
Deeper Dive

Lee Kappes, an original member of the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC), presents an informative professional development session on all aspects of LDC modules to a group of educators in Kentucky, including valuable insights into developed LDC modules, and strategies teachers can use to develop their own modules. Watch the videos and download the technical specifications for the LDC framework.

Choosing a Template Task
Choosing a Template Task

These videos and documents provide the structure for creating student tasks in literacy, along with an overview of template tasks and how they are designed. Select from over 29 template task for the foundation of your LDC module.

Writing a LDC Module
Writing a LDC Module

To assist you with writing your LDC module, watch these videos of Lee Kappes giving an in-depth walk-through of the content in them. These videos and documents provide the structure for creating student tasks in literacy, along with an overview of template tasks and how they are designed. Select from over 29 template task for the foundation of your LDC module.

8th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection
8th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection

This iTunes U course is intended to give you ideas and resources for your 8th Grade ELA classroom. Curated by teachers and for teachers, each course is organized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for your grade and content area. The resources listed are meant to be a jumping off point for you, not an end point. In line with the intentions of the CCSS, these courses are not a curriculum; rather, they offer ideas and materials to help you meet the goals and expectations of the standards. We believe that teachers know best what works in the classroom and, therefore, teachers designed these courses. Through a collaboration of Apple Distinguished Educators, members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre (ELCs), and ASCD educators, these courses are designed by those in the field working to improve student outcomes.

9-10th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection
9-10th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection

This iTunes U course is intended to give you ideas and resources for your 9-10th Grade ELA classroom. Curated by teachers and for teachers, each course is organized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for your grade and content area. The resources listed are meant to be a jumping off point for you, not an end point. In line with the intentions of the CCSS, these courses are not a curriculum; rather, they offer ideas and materials to help you meet the goals and expectations of the standards. We believe that teachers know best what works in the classroom and, therefore, teachers designed these courses. Through a collaboration of Apple Distinguished Educators, members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre (ELCs), and ASCD educators, these courses are designed by those in the field working to improve student outcomes.

6th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection
6th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection

This iTunes U course is intended to give you ideas and resources for your 6th Grade ELA classroom. Curated by teachers and for teachers, each course is organized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for your grade and content area. The resources listed are meant to be a jumping off point for you, not an end point. In line with the intentions of the CCSS, these courses are not a curriculum; rather, they offer ideas and materials to help you meet the goals and expectations of the standards. We believe that teachers know best what works in the classroom and, therefore, teachers designed these courses. Through a collaboration of Apple Distinguished Educators, members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre (ELCs), and ASCD educators, these courses are designed by those in the field working to improve student outcomes.

11-12th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection
11-12th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection

This iTunes U course is intended to give you ideas and resources for your 11-12th Grade ELA classroom. Curated by teachers and for teachers, each course is organized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for your grade and content area. The resources listed are meant to be a jumping off point for you, not an end point. In line with the intentions of the CCSS, these courses are not a curriculum; rather, they offer ideas and materials to help you meet the goals and expectations of the standards. We believe that teachers know best what works in the classroom and, therefore, teachers designed these courses. Through a collaboration of Apple Distinguished Educators, members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre (ELCs), and ASCD educators, these courses are designed by those in the field working to improve student outcomes.

7th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection
7th Grade ELA - an iTunes U CCSS Resource Collection

This iTunes U course is intended to give you ideas and resources for your 7th Grade ELA classroom. Curated by teachers and for teachers, each course is organized by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for your grade and content area. The resources listed are meant to be a jumping off point for you, not an end point. In line with the intentions of the CCSS, these courses are not a curriculum; rather, they offer ideas and materials to help you meet the goals and expectations of the standards. We believe that teachers know best what works in the classroom and, therefore, teachers designed these courses. Through a collaboration of Apple Distinguished Educators, members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre (ELCs), and ASCD educators, these courses are designed by those in the field working to improve student outcomes.

LDC Core Tools
LDC Core Tools

LDC CoreTools is a guided online experience that supports a teacher in planning, creating, and thinking through each of the four LDC module sections.

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