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PARCC insights…

The following is a link to an interview with PARCC. PARCC is Oklahoma’s representative creator of Common Core aligned assessments.  (PARCC; Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career). http://www.edexcellence.net/commentary/education-gadfly-daily/common-core-watch/2013/by-the-company-it-keeps.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A%20flypaper%20%28The%20Education%20Gadfly%20Daily%3A%20Ideas%20that%20stick%20from%20the%20Fordham%20Institute%29 Be informed!  🙂 Kimmy

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PARCC releases draft accomodation policy.

I haven’t gone to check this out but the buzz is that “this is GREAT”.  Also another Coach suggested that if anyone says that they, “can’t believe the SDE did this,” then the response can be, “did you take advantage of offering … Continue reading

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the new buzz word…data

I’ve done a few talks about schools and teachers using data to drive their focus on individual needs in the classroom and it seems that there is always some form of data being used to drive instruction but the question … Continue reading

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wow! lots of info….

I see that traffic has picked up unless Melody and my families are skewing the counts through their support of us.  😉 I’m hoping that you are seeing how this blog will allow us to quickly and reliably forward information to … Continue reading

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Sample Tasks from PARCC

PARCC—Sample Tasks and Items The information is here!! Sample items and tasks many teachers have been asking about have been posted.  Kimmy and I have been promising this information was coming soon, and  it is here today.  Yeah!! PARCC released … Continue reading

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RESOURCES!

Resources have been the most requested in all the schools that I have been in.  It was added by a teacher in Laverne that not only resources but those that will be the best for particular areas.  I know that … Continue reading

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Hardesty CCSS Professional Development

Spent the morning with Hardesty teachers assisting them in understanding the structure of Oklahoma’s Common Core State Standards and C3 Standards.  We had wonderful discussions and I really feel like they have a better grasp of their responsibility to Common Core … Continue reading

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