In this video, a 4th-grade teacher from Fall Hamilton shares her perspective on what it was like to transition from a standards-based to text based approach to planning. We also see a clip of her grade-level team engaging in text based planning...More
Meredith Liben, Director of Literacy and English Language Arts at Student Achievement Partners discusses balancing the three literacy shifts in order to meet the Common Core State Standards.More
2nd-grade teacher, Lucy Makuro, leads her students through a close reading of the poem “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” by Jane Taylor.More
Edited close reading lesson including relevant artifacts.More
5th-grade teacher, Lisa Caponigro, discusses the strategic use of collaborative planning time to dig into math standards and explore coherence within and across grades. Caponigro then delivers a lesson where students use their understanding of...More