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Common core
Posted on June 29, 2014 by Rebecca Hagerman
Key to successful school year

The topic of the week here at Reach Every Child is the end and beginning of the school year.  So to keep with that theme, I found a great article that addresses how a successful year must start and end right and discusses the dynamics between principals and instructional leadership with teachers. Click inside to read more...

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Math
Posted on June 25, 2014 by Amanda Dykes
Math Common Core

One of the complaints about math Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is that teachers now feel like they have too much on their plate. After talking to teachers with this complaint, there was something I have noticed -- they added but never subtracted.  I'll give you some tips to manage the standards for your grade level.  

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Common core
Posted on June 13, 2014 by Sandy McCollum
Graded paper

If at first you don’t succeed, could failure be a successful alternative?  Are success and failure absolutes?  Or is there a thin – or moving – line dividing them?  In a world of standardized tests and grade pressure, maybe today is the day to step back for a minute and think about what it all means.  And then it’s back to numbers and standards as usual.

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Common core
Posted on February 6, 2014 by Alan Haskvitz
8 top websites for teaching different learning styles
In a classroom packed with students, I find it’s often difficult to provide enough alternative types of assignments to reach everyone. So I try to help students learn about themselves and how they learn. Take some time to explore these sites and add your own. I believe they will make lesson planning much easier while still remaining within the Common Core.

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Common core
Posted on November 10, 2010 by Alan Haskvitz
Using standards-based assessments
I’ve assembled a list of sites to help prepare students for testing. Many of the resources listed also explain what standards-based assessments are like.

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