Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement
"As challenging as it must have been to write and finesse the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, that accomplishment is nothing compared to the work of teaching in ways that bring all students to these ambitious expectations. The goal is clear. The pathway is not."
The Common Core is written, but the plan for implementing the Common Core is not.
Lucy Calkins and her colleagues at the Reading and Writing Project have helped thousands of educators design their own pathways to the Common Core. Now, with Pathways to the Common Core, they are ready to help you find your way.
Designed for teachers, school leaders, and professional learning communities looking to navigate the gap between their current literacy practices and the ideals of the Common Core, Pathways to the Common Core will help you:
In addition to offering an analytical study of the standards, this guide will also help you and your colleagues implement the standards in ways that lift the level of teaching and learning throughout your school. Specifically, it will help you:
Above all, this book will help you interpret the Common Core as a rallying cry that ignites deep, wide and lasting reforms and, most importantly, accelerates student achievement.
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PD Resources from Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, and Christopher Lehman are available via Custom Institutes.
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Review: Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating AchievementUser Review - Jonathan Haack - Goodreads
Good overview of the thinking process and politics (so to speak). Need a math version of this ... Read full review
Review: Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating AchievementUser Review - Michael - Goodreads
I never saw the Common Core as a demon child that some people ("The Curmudgeons" as the authors put it) apparently saw them as. I think this text does a great service for those who already see it as a ... Read full review