Posted September 13, 2022
This newly-merged organization will become the largest equity-focused K-12 education development organization in the country
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September 13, 2022
Clay Willis, firstname.lastname@example.org
Today, Pivot Learning, CORE Learning, and UnboundEd announced they will merge this fall under the UnboundEd banner. The three organizations support teachers to drive long-needed changes in learning, especially in the highest-need schools. By joining, they’ll have the reach to support far more schools and districts to accelerate student learning and close gaps in a crucial moment for America’s students. READ MORE
Posted August 25, 2022
by Cyndia Acker-Ramirez, Director, Professional Learning, CORE Learning
In August, CORE Learning convened the inaugural meeting of our newly formed CORE Math Advisory Board, a group of teachers, instructional leaders, and researchers with expertise spanning math instruction, assessment, teacher education, and professional learning. This advisory board brings to CORE deep knowledge and expertise about the challenges and successes of math professional learning and curriculum implementation.
Posted February 16, 2022
Syntax and sentence comprehension are critical yet often forgotten contributors to comprehension. The science tells us that the ability to understand sentence structure, or syntax, is critical to students’ comprehension of written text. The skilled reader has to understand not only the meanings of the words but also the ideas conveyed within and between sentences while integrating background knowledge to infer what is implied in the text. While individual words contribute to the meaning of the ideas, syntax provides the structure for ordering and organizing these idea units within the sentence. It supports the reader’s understanding of who or what did what to whom, when, where, and how within the sentence. An understanding of how the structure of sentences conveys meaning is particularly important as texts increase in complexity through the grades. READ MORE
Posted November 18, 2021
In this edition of the Academic Quarterly, the Reading Expert explores what has changed in our knowledge base since the International Dyslexia Association adopted a definition of dyslexia in 2003, and how a new definition can help move the needle toward more accurate ways to diagnose and intervene.
The Marvelous Mathematician has a conversation with Dr. Ben Clarke, Associate Professor at the University of Oregon, about the importance of elementary math assessment, look-fors when selecting math assessments, and what actions to take when assessment data reveal gaps in learning.
In the Leadership Corner you’ll find resources to help determine how well your current elementary reading/ELA curriculum, or one you’re considering adopting, aligns with the Science of Reading and Structured Literacy.
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Posted October 5, 2021
Free Half-Day Event: Tuesday, October 19 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT
Join us for The California Reading Coalition’s First Annual Virtual Gathering. CORE, Pivot Learning and literacy leaders across California will share the opportunities and challenges to improve reading instruction and outcomes for all our students.
The Annual Gathering is designed to be interactive and collaborative, providing an opportunity to share successes, brainstorm with fellow educators, and chart a course to ensure California’s children thrive.
Pivot Learning’s CEO Arun Ramanathan will lead the breakout session Connecting with Teachers — the Shift from Balanced Literacy. The closing panel discussion, moderated by CORE’s president Robert Sheffield, will be about the future and direction of reading instruction in California.