Posted January 23, 2018
Mastery-based learning provides a solid foundation for students to build and develop their knowledge at their own pace. Pajaro Valley Unified School District in California has made the move to a mastery-based, individualized learning and has seen improved student outcomes, particularly in the area of literacy.
In a recent webinar, Superintendent Dr. Michelle Rodriguez and Early Literacy Coordinator Lynda Pate shared:
Posted January 22, 2018
February 13, 2018 | 3:00 – 4:00pm ET
One in five students has a language-based learning disability, the most common of which is dyslexia. 37 states now have laws on dyslexia and more have legislation in the works. With so much focus on dyslexia, teachers must be knowledgeable about how to screen for, identify and support students with dyslexia.
This upcoming webinar will provide a foundation for addressing dyslexia in your district. Dr. Louisa Moats, President of Moats Associates Consulting, Inc., and Dr. Dale Webster, Chief Academic Officer for CORE, will review:
Join us for this free webinar to learn how to help prevent students from developing reading difficulties right from the start.
If you’re not able to attend the live event, go ahead and register. We will send you a recording of the webinar to watch at your convenience.
Posted January 17, 2018
CORE will be delivering five presentations at NABE 2018, March 1-3, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
CORE’s President, Linda Diamond, and our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, Lauren Greenberg, will deliver, “Functional Grammar and the Implications for Academic Literacy and Text Study,” on March 2 at 8:30am.
Our Chief Academic Officer, Dale Webster, will present, “New Mexico District Partnerships to Improve Literacy Achievement for All Students,” on March 2 at 3:40pm.
Our Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard, will present two sessions, “Mathematical Fluency – Techniques, Access, and Sustainability for All Students,” on March 1 at 4:4pm. He will also present, “Teaching Vocabulary from the Perspective of a Math Teacher,” on March 3 at 1:40pm.
Finally, Lauren Greenberg, our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, will deliver, “Creating Vocabulary Lessons That Will Stick: A Practicum Lesson Design for Grades K-8,” on March 1 at 4:40pm.
Don’t forget to drop by our exhibitor booth and check back here after the institute to download their presentations and handouts!
Posted January 16, 2018
CORE’s President, Linda Diamond, will deliver a presentation, “Scaffolding Vocabulary in the Context of Close Reading of Complex Text,” at Plain Talk About Literacy and Learning, February 26-28, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Don’t miss her session on Monday, February 26, 1:15-2:35pm, and check back after the institute to download her handouts!
Posted January 15, 2018
Take the 7-session course on your own time at your pace over 7 weeks. CORE Senior Instructors facilitate the course, which combines interactive video models, collaborative discussions, readings, live webinars, screencasts, and the opportunity to earn graduate college credit. Collaborate in an intellectual community as you reflect on a range of new ideas and consider the implications of these new ideas for your practice as educators.