New Elementary Literacy Resources

ASCD is excited to feature a sampling of elementary literacy resources from the Basal Alignment Project with Student Achievement Partners.

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Watch how mathematics formative assessment Classroom Challenges are implemented in the classrooms by real teachers.

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ASCD Virtual Learning Network

The ASCD Virtual Learning Network (VLN) provides ongoing virtual professional development training for educators to assist them with curriculum, assessment, and instruction in their content area that align with Common Core State Standards.

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New Resource

An EduCore White Paper: The Common Core Changes Almost Everything by Michael W. Kirst

This featured EduCore white paper is written by Dr. Michael Kirst, the current President of the California State Board of Education and Professor Emeritus of Education and Business Administration at Stanford. In the paper, Dr. Kirst explains how successful implementation of the Common Core State Standards requires alignment in policy and practice. He discusses how the CCSS is more than just standards and will require a new vision for teaching and learning.

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Featured Lesson

An Elementary Literacy Lesson from Student Achievement Partners and the Basal Alignment Project

In this elementary literacy lesson, students explore the book Akiak by Robert J. Blake. This 4th grade unit centers on the big idea that courage is sometimes necessary to win and that “winning” can mean different things, depending on the situation.

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