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The Role of ELA and Math in College and Career Readiness

A study including facts and figures into the major role of ELA and Math curriculum rigor in post-secondary education and work.  Assessing the improvement of ELA and Math curriculum and learning, as well as preparation for college and career readiness.

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    The Regents Reform Agenda & Improvement of Teaching Practices

    A review or the Regents Reform Agenda in NYS, and how teacher improvement can affect student performance. A look into the standards and assessment, data systems to support instruction, great teachers and leaders, and turning around struggling schools as part of the Regents Reform Agenda.

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      Common Core State Standards Initiative

      The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project

      This webinar sponsored by Common Core and Schools Moving Up highlights how using curriculum mapping in implementing core standards can help teachers remain flexible in teaching style and method while ensuring adherance to the core curriculum. The presentation includes some sample “mini maps” and lesson plans to use as a guide.

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      Information Fluency Continuum/Common Core Learning Standards

      This document, published by the New York City School Library System, features the common core learning standards for students K – 12 in New York State as well as information on how the state standards align with New York City Information Fluency Continuum.

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      Guiding Principles for the Arts, Grades K – 12

      This document will help guide the development of curriculum modules and lesson plans in the arts and identifies many interdisciplinary connections that can help integrate additional learning standards into arts education.

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      InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards 2011: A Resource for State Dialogue

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      NYSED/Newburgh Enlarged CSD Joint Intervention Team Report and Recommendations

      This May 2011 report on the restructuring of Heritage Middle School reflects just one of the services that CASDA provides. Utilizing a team of talented and experienced educators, CASDA can help districts and schools in need of improvement to develop intervention plans to foster positive growth and change. The CASDA team has developed JIT reports and recommendations for schools throughout New York State. For more information, please contact Executive Director James Butterworth at jbutterworth@albany.edu.

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      Embracing the Regents Reform Agenda to Improve Student Achievement

      The Powerpoint presentation reviews the new State requirements regarding annual professional performance reviews (APPR) and offers methods for conducting effective and meaningful assessments.

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      Investigating the Links to Improved Student Learning- Instructional Leadership

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