Posted July 26, 2021
Get ready to help your fragile readers in grades 5–12 achieve success this school year by learning how to use The Third Quest, a comprehensive reading intervention for students in grades 5–12. We at CORE are so impressed at the effectiveness of this Tier 2 and 3 intervention that we have partnered with its author, Marilyn Sprick, to provide training and support.
If your school or district has purchased The Third Quest, you’re invited to join CORE for this three-day virtual, live workshop for a deep dive into using the program.
Posted July 22, 2021
CORE’s President, Robert Sheffield, will moderate a panel of California’s five leading practitioners who have been working to provide our students with high-quality curriculum and instruction to support strong reading. In partnership with the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (GLR), this panel of experts will share best practices and real-world success stories happening across California districts in Oakland, Los Angeles, and Pajaro Valley, which can be applied to your district or school’s context.
Posted June 30, 2021
Enhance your practice with CORE’s 2021-22 free professional learning webinar series. From word problems and evidence-based practices in reading instruction to culturally responsive teaching, our webinars are a convenient and free way to build your knowledge. Watch them on your own or as part of your PLC. Everyone is welcome!
Posted May 19, 2021
As an educator on the front lines you know all too well the struggle and frustration teachers and students face to close gaps in reading in the upper grades. With 30% of 12th graders scoring below basic on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Reading Assessment, there is a great need to provide effective intervention for adolescents who struggle to succeed due to poor reading skills.
The Third Quest comprehensive reading intervention improves students’ reading skills, confidence, and engagement. During this on-demand webinar program author Marilyn Sprick discusses:
Posted May 11, 2021
We are excited to share that Robert Sheffield will be joining our team as the incoming President of the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE). Robert shares our commitment to improving outcomes for historically underserved students. He has devoted his career to building the skills of educators to improve student academic outcomes through his time as an executive at WestEd and the College Board, and as a district leader and classroom teacher. We are confident Robert will build on Linda Diamond’s legacy as CORE’s co-founder and past President, as well as CORE’s work nationally to promote the science of reading instruction and transform professional learning for educators.
“We are thrilled to have Robert join CORE as its new President. Robert’s leadership will enable CORE to grow its reach and impact to improve teaching and learning in the districts and schools serving our nation’s most vulnerable students,” said Arun Ramanathan, CEO of Pivot Learning. READ MORE