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Common Core State Standards

Common Core State Standards

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What are you doing in your classroom, department, school and district to prepare for CCSS?

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Will Prettyman
Social Studies teacher in an Early College High School in North Carolina

The district I just left had all the teachers come together and create curriculum and pacing guides for all subjects in 5 PD days. For my classroom, I've started to integrate more reading and writing into my classes and to cross collaborate with other teachers more.

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adapted_history
High school social studies teacher

We have had a lot of meetings. I've recently completed a pproject where I've rewritten many texts for middle and high school students tower it easier to adjust to the common core. If you're interested, check out the site at www.adaptedhistory.com.

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Dan Callahan
Professional Learning Specialist, Edcamper, Graduate Professor

At the elementary level, we've introduced a new nonfiction writing program which is supposed to tie in tightly with our science and social studies curricula.

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