Posted May 30, 2017
In the Leadership Corner section, we provide an overview of an excellent new book, The Internal Coherence Framework, which presents a systemic approach for developing the conditions for continuous improvement in schools.
In the Marvelous Mathematician, we address the importance of teaching math vocabulary.
In the Reading Expert, we conclude our ongoing conversation about reading intervention with a review of a recent report titled, “What is the evidence base to support reading interventions for improving student outcomes in grades 1-3?”
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Posted May 22, 2017
Oakland, CA – On May 22, 2017, the Pivot Learning Board of Directors approved the acquisition of the Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education, Inc. (CORE) through a generous gift from the founder and owner Bill Honig, as well as owners Catherine Honig and Linda Diamond. This gift brings together two of the longest tenured and most respected education service providers to districts and schools in California and the nation.
Posted May 11, 2017
A recent study published by the The Aspen Institute stresses the importance of integrating curriculum into professional learning and teacher training. The Thomas B. Fordham Institute has written a good review on the report, which aligns with CORE’s approach that teacher training should be connected to curriculum.
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Posted April 14, 2017
CORE’s Dean Ballard and Nancy McGivney are speaking at the Expanding MTSS/RTI and Ensuring Results Conference in New Orleans on April 27-28 on the topic of, “Professional Learning Support to Maximize Effectiveness of RTI/MTSS.” CORE is also a proud sponsor of the conference so please join us to hear state of the art information on RtI/MTSS implementation strategies.
Posted April 14, 2017
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.