Q&A Collections: Implementing the Common Core
During the summer, I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past eight years. You can see all those collections from the first seven years here.
Here are the ones I've posted so far:
Today's theme is on Implementing the Common Core. You can see the list following this excerpt from one of them:
Kevin Jepson, Elizabeth Iwaszewicz, Dr. Heidi Pace, Cathy Beck, Gayle Westerberg, and Julie Goldman contribute their thoughts on how English-language learners can meet the Common Core State Standards.
Tan Huynh, Stephaney Jones-Vo, Shelley Fairbairn, Bret Gosselin, Mary Amanda (Mandy) Stewart, Emily Phillips Galloway, Nonie Lesaux, Stela Radovanović, Pete Lawrence, and Betsy J. Tregar offer their responses to a question about ELLs and the common core.
Sarah Cooper, Michael Fisher, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Jody Passanisi, and Eugenia Mora-Flores share their thoughts on the impact of the Common Core State Standards on social studies classrooms.
Jennifer Hesseltine, Kenny McKee, Erik M. Francis, Wayne Journell, and Dave Stuart Jr. contribute their ideas about the social studies connection to the Common Core State Standards.
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, and 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 and Alice Mercer and from many readers.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Kathy Glass, and Carol Jago share their ideas.
This post shares commentaries 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!