Q & A Collections: Implementing The Common Core
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past four years. You can see all those collections from the first three years here.
Today's theme - the third one in this summer series - is on implementing the Common Core.
Previous updated thematic collections are:
You can see the list of Common Core posts following this excerpt from one of them:
Christopher Lehman, Cris Tovani, Pernille Ripp, Jan Burkins and Kim Yaris contribute their thoughts.
Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, Stephanie Harvey, Julie Goldman, Diana Sisson and Betsy Sisson are the featured guests in this post.
Kimberly Carraway, Katherine S. McKnight, Harvey F. Silver, Amy Benjamin, Nancy Boyles, Rita Platt -- along with readers -- share their ideas.
Kathryn Haydon, Dr. Lindsey Moses, and Lori DiGisi contribute their thoughts.
Teaching Literature Through 'Choice' & 'Practice'
This post features responses from Regie Routman, Katherine S. McKnight and Michael W. Smith.
Several educators - Nancy Steineke, Sean McComb, Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, Bill Himmele and Pérsida Himmele - provide responses here.
In this post, guest responses come from educators Cheryl B. Dobbertin, Ilse O'Brien, Katherine S. McKnight and Regie Routman.
Sonja Cherry-Paul, Dana Johansen, Mike Fisher, Andrew Miller, and Amy Roediger share their advice.
Charlene Stone, Jeremy Hyler, and Harry Dickens contribute their suggestions.
Bill Zahner, Ben Spielberg, Gladis Kersaint, Denisse R. Thompson, Maria Montalvo-Balbed, and Denise Huddlestun share their suggestions.
This post includes three joint commentaries from Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher; Tammy Mulligan and Clare Landrigan; and Aaron Brock and Jody Passanisi.
Read responses from three educators: Wendi Pillars, Amy Benjamin, and Christopher Lehman.
This piece features commentaries from Amy Benjamin, Alice Mercer, and from many readers.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Kathy Glass, and Carol Jago share their ideas.
This post shares commentaries come from educators Mary Tedrow, Ray Salazar and Tanya Baker.
This post features commentaries from educator/authors Christopher Lehman, Amy Benjamin and Ben Curran.
Teachers Alice Mercer and Dina Strasser contribute their thoughts, as do many readers.
This post includes responses from educators Diane Staehr Fenner; William and Pérsida Himmele; Debbie Arechiga; and Julie Dermody.
Along with comments from readers, this post features two special contributions: one from the Understanding Language team at Stanford and the other a joint response from educator/authors Maria G. Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld.
Three author educators -- Amy Benjamin, Ben Curran, and Heather Wolpert-Gawron -- contribute guest responses here.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!