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Questions to Ask When Selecting a Common Core Literacy Program

Pat La Morte, Assistant Principal ofCurriculum, Technology andPD at Bishop Moore CatholicHigh School in Orlando,Florida, recommends askingthe following questions whenselecting a program that meetsCore Standards:
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Pat La Morte, Assistant Principal of Curriculum, Technology and PD at Bishop Moore Catholic High School in Orlando, Florida, recommends asking the following questions when selecting a program that meets Core Standards:

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•„„ Is the product flexible enough to differentiate instruction, respond to intervention, and promote student achievement against the Common Core standards while being Web-based for anytime, anywhere accessibility on any device?

„„• Does the solution offer a staircase of increasingly complex and authentic digital text for improved reading comprehension and the close reading of texts?

•„„ Does the product offer a holistic approach to rigorous, cross-curricular, textbased writing skills development?

•„„ Does the tool engage students with content like video lessons that model appropriate, academic discussion and collaboration?

•„„ Does the solution provide a means for multiple assessments according to the Common Core objectives?



Common Core-aligned literacy program

 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced Holt McDougal Literature©2012 — a comprehensive solution aligned with Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. This is the first Common Core literature anthology published by HMH.

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Common Core

Cole Canyon Elementary School in Murietta, Calif. is succeeding withMimioReading comprehension suite, combined with MimioTeach interactivewhiteboards.

Questions to Ask Yourself

Tip: One of the things coaching does is help teachers to reflect on their own professional growth. The relationship between a coach and teacher builds trust. Some of the questions teachers have asked me might be good questions for all teachers to think about: What can I do to improve my teaching practice?