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Practical Practices to Put in Place Pronto (Webinar)

Aligning 21st Century Skills with the Common Core Standards to Improve Reading Practices.
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Benefits of the Common Core

Here you will find a visual representation of some positive changes brought about by the new Common Core standards.
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Four Corners Strategy

This cooperative learning structure encourages independent thinking, communication and listening skills.
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Four Corners Intermediate/Upper Grade Example

An example of using the Four Corners strategy in intermediate and upper grades can be found here, but can easily be modified for any grade level.
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Communication Line Strategy

This is a great research-based strategy for allowing students to share, listen and learn.

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Empowering Tips for Administrators

Tried and true techniques for administrators are shared here.

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Test Talks

Using and analyzing data with students is made clear with this document.

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Hungry Caterpillar Video

This video shares some fun ideas for families to complete using the story The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

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Candy Introduction Icebreaker

Families will appreciate this fun strategy for getting acquainted or learning something new.

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Tips for Parents on Self Esteem

This is a handy tool for parents looking to help increase their child’s self esteem.

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Four Block Procedure

This strategy is used to build upon schema of a particular concept, utilizes visual representations and reinforces understanding.

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Four Block Reflection

This is an example of how the strategy can be utilized for Common Core Standards.

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Four Block Template Blank

This is a blank template that can be utilized with any concept.

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Tree Common Core

This visual aid locks in the essential components of the Common Core philosophy.

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Principles of Differentiated Instruction

Nine principals are outlined in this graphic organizer.

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Character Mapping strategy

The Character Mapping strategy helps students discover character attributes in a text.

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Character Maps x3

These three examples illustrate how character maps can be utilized in the classroom.

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Think Write Pair Share

This cooperative learning structure is aligned to the twenty-first century learning skills.

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Collaboration Line

Collaboration Line is the procedure for a cooperative sharing strategy that encompasses 21st Century learning skills.

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Concept Box Defined

This strategy for vocabulary acquisition is perfect for immediate classroom use.

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Concept Box Template

The Concept Box template can be applied to any grade level as a vocabulary strategy.

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Vocabulary Frame Game Strategy

Building a deeper understanding of a topic can be easy with the use of this strategy.

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Category Frame Game Example

This is an example of how the Vocabulary Frame Games strategy can be implemented in the classroom.

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CUB Strategy for Cause and Effect

This strategy is useful for any grade level when teaching the Common Core skill Cause and Effect.

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Art Inference

This strategy is useful in many contexts for teaching inference and making connections.

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Math Skills for Success

This document makes connections between math skills and literacy skills, to aid in the teaching of mathematics to primary grade students.

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Main Idea Tic-Tac-Toe

This is a task card written for intermediate grade levels, but can easily be modified for any grade K-8. It focuses on the skill Main Idea for non-fiction texts. It also contains activity sheets for emerging, grade level and advancing learners. It is perfect for use in an independent learning center.

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E-R (Extended Response) Burger color poster

This poster is a helpful visual tool for student use in planning a written extended response.

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E-R Build a Better Burger template

This template is aligned to the Build a Better Burger color poster and is a useful planning map for students to use when planning a written extended response.

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Tiered Assignment Geography Lesson Plan Example

Teachers will appreciate this example of how to structure and design and tiered assignment. We show you how with a geography example.

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Skittle Skuttle

Skittle Skuttle is a fun warm-up or energizer that encourages students to reflect, share and get-to-know one another better.

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Planning for Planning

This is an overview of the Shared Leadership Pieces available with your paid membership.

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Effective Meeting Checklist

Leading meetings becomes stress free when this guide is followed.

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Questions for Thought: Analysis of School Media Presentations

This helpful guide will aid administrators in assessing media presentations.

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Team Meeting Guidelines

Rules for organizing and facilitating an effective team meeting are shared in this document.

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Lotus Diagram

Group ideas are clarified and expanded when this strategy is implemented.

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Team Learning Log

This tool is ideal for guiding team meetings.

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Professional Development Planning Grid for Administrators

This document serves as an action plan for administrators to track progress with staff professional development.

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Story Elements Instructions

This is a fun family game for understanding relationships and the elements in a story.

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Story Elements Spinner

Game spinner coordinates with the Story Elements Game.

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Summarizing Tips

Parents will find these tips useful when helping children summarize something they have read.

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Puzzle Pieces for Cause and Effect Instructions

This game, which reinforces a Common Core skill, is fun for the entire family.

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Puzzle Pieces for Cause and Effect

These are the game pieces for the Cause and Effect game.

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Types of Writing

Family members will appreciate this explanation of the different types of writing that children will encounter.

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Self Esteem Coat of Arms Activity (3 pages)

This strategy encourages individuals to value themselves and appreciate positive qualities.

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