CCSS in ELA/Literacy: Shifts in Thinking and Instruction
Sue Beers, Director, Mid-Iowa School Improvement Consortium, IA
Fusion 2012, the NWEA summer conference in Portland, Oregon
The Common Core State Standards call for important shifts in thinking and instruction in order to adequately prepare students to be college and career ready and to prepare students for the new testing that is based on the Common Core. This session will focus on the key shifts in literacy instruction and how it will impact teaching and learning.
- Understand the instructional shifts inherent in the CCSS for ELA / Literacy.
- Identify resources and tools for helping staff make the transition to the CCSS.
- New data user
- Experienced data user
- Advanced data user
- District leadership
- Curriculum and Instruction
MISIC is a consortium of approximately 160 school districts in Iowa, focused on developing tools and resources to help improve student achievement.