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Teaching with Complex Texts

Laura Robb shares six secrets for unlocking literacy instruction.




Common Core

Tips for incorporating core-standards into curriculm, CCSS-ready lesson plans, and advice on the latest developments of the Common Core.

Math Class with Marilyn Burns

Math expert Marilyn Burns on embracing the Common Core practice standards to teach math more effectively.


How To: Create Common Core-Ready ELA Lessons

Teacher-tested ideas to help you meet the new ELA anchor standards.



Common Core: Assessments

The inside scoop on the PARCC and Smarter Balance assessments. Plus, key strategies for preparing students for the next tests.




Common Core: Reading in Science Class

Bring literacy lessons into the science lab with CCSS-ready activities.
Activities support ELA Anchor standards.



Your Core Concerns

You asked, we answered. Our experts weigh in on your biggest questions about ELA Common Core from informational texts to English Language Learners.


Common Core: Solve Math Problems

Help your students figure out why they aren't getting key math concepts.
John Tapper, author of Solving for Why, on making the most of CRA Assessments.



Common Core: Fact Vs. Fiction

Think informational text = boring? Reinvent your reading lessons with dinosaurs, artists, and geologists! Commonly asked questions about informational texts and the Common Core, plus a few lesson plans for inspiration.



Common Core: Victory is Yours

Stop worrying and love the Common Core with our tool kit of activities.
Lesson plans from fellow teachers help break down important CCSS benchmarks.



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