The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence





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• Historical context of the need for change in ELA Standards
• Five critical shifts from earlier standards: text complexity; analysis, inference and evidence; writing to sources; mastery of writing and speaking; academic vocabulary
• Importance of academic vocabulary, especially for English Learners


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    Vignette #2 A State led Effort

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    Vignette #3 Standards Not Curriculum

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    Vignette #4 A Conversation with The Honorable Jack Markell, Governor of Delaware

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    Vignette #5 Military, Mobility and the Common Core

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    Vignette #6 Raising the Bar: Implications on Test Scores

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    Vignette #7 English Language Arts

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    Vignette #8 Mathematics

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    Vignette #9 School Leaders and the Common Core

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    Vignette #10 Assessment and the Common Core

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    Inquiry-Based K-12 Science Instruction

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    Building the Foundations -- Elementary School Science Education

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    Exploration, Discovery, Learning -- Middle School Science Education

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    Preparing for College and Careers -- High School Science Education

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    Hands, Minds Open: The Changing Face of Science Education

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    Common Core In the Classroom: Math in Context Algebra that "Makes Sense"

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    Los estándares estatales de educación: Una nueva base para el éxito estudiantil (español)

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    Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success (Stand Alone)

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    Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success

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    Common Core State Standards: Principles of Development

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    The Mathematics Standards: How They Were Developed and Who Was Involved

  21. The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence

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    Writing to Inform and Make Arguments

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    The Balance of Informational and Literary Texts in K-5

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    Literary Non-Fiction in Grades 6-12: Opening New Worlds for Teachers and Students

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    Literary Non-Fiction in the Classroom: Opening New Worlds for Students

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    Literacy in Other Disciplines

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    Text-Dependent Analysis in Action: Examples From Dr. MLK, Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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    Conventions of Standard English Writing and Speaking

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    Speaking and Listening: The Key Role of Evidence

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    The Crucial Role of Higher Education and Business in Developing the Standards

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    The Mathematics Standards: Key Changes and Their Evidence

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    The Importance of Coherence in Mathematics

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    The Importance of Focus in Mathematics

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    The Importance of Mathematical Practices

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    Mathematical Practices, Focus and Coherence in the Classroom

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    Whole Numbers to Fractions in Grades 3-6

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    Operations and Algebraic Thinking

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    High School Math Courses

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    The Importance of Mathematics Progressions

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    The Importance of Mathematics Progressions from the Student Perspective

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    Gathering Momentum for Algebra

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    Mathematics Fluency: A Balanced Approach

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    Ratio and Proportion in Grades 6-8: Connections to College and Career Skills

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    The Mathematics Standards and the Shifts They Require

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    Helping Teachers: Coherence and Focus

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    Shifts in Math Practice: The Balance Between Skills and Understanding

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    Tri-State Summit: Meeting the Needs of Disadvantaged Youth in the Afterschool Hours

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