Posted January 29, 2019
In this edition, you’ll find the Reading Expert examining the role of Guided Reading in differentiated small group instruction while the Marvelous Mathematician completes his second article in a two-part series on students with disabilities. This article focuses on the types of materials and knowledge teachers need for teaching math to students with disabilities, particularly mathematical disabilities. Don’t miss the Leadership Corner where you’ll find links to download two recently updated IES practice guides from the What Works Clearinghouse.
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Posted January 28, 2019
CORE is excited to now offer the schools and districts we work with digiCOACH, an advanced online coaching system that improves the effectiveness and efficiency of teacher coaching. As an official digiCOACH reseller, CORE will facilitate the implementation of digiCOACH and support school leaders in learning how to use the data they collect to inform and guide ongoing professional learning for their staff that leads to improved instruction.
Through the digiCOACH platform, CORE Educational Consultants will have access to the data collected from the classroom observations of the schools they work with which will help them identify gaps in knowledge and areas in which school leaders need additional guidance.
Posted January 22, 2019
Regardless of grade level, there are four fundamental things educators must do for their students to experience math success.
1. Apply explicit instructional techniques effectively to both direct and inquiry-based instruction
2. Develop student use and understanding of mathematical vocabulary
3. Differentiate instruction easily and appropriately
4. Promote the active use of discourse strategies to deepen mathematical understanding
During this free webinar, CORE’s Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard, will take a look at all four requirements and share tips and techniques to ensure they are all incorporated into math instruction.
Join us for this webinar and gain new insights on how to prepare students for math success.
If you are not able to attend the live webinar, but would like to receive a recording to watch at your convenience, please register.
Posted January 22, 2019
When teachers have a range of evidence-based solutions at their fingertips, and a solid plan to effectively use them, they can better meet the needs of students who struggle with math.
Watch this on-demand webinar to learn best practices and practical advice to support these students from CORE’s Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard.
Help accelerate math achievement with resources and strategies that ensure students receive instruction and supports appropriate to their individual needs.
Posted January 17, 2019
Building a School Culture Where Everyone Grows
Adult development of teachers, leaders, and staff is often ignored or neglected, leading to toxic or compliance-driven cultures and limited growth. Join Pivot for two events to learn how they work with education leaders to design schools where adults, students, and communities can flourish and continuously improve together.
Webinar: February 7, 1:00-2:00 PM PST
Pivot’s Beyond High School initiative has helped schools transform their learning environments to continuously improve the performance of both leaders and students. Join us for a conversation and useful tools to help your school rethink adult development to support capacity building and school improvement.
Symposium: February 28-29, 2019
Location: Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, Monterey, CA
See in action how one district designed a culture where individuals and team members are continuously growing and improving while tackling their equity challenges.
In our interactive professional development sessions, learn practical strategies and tools to help your school rethink its culture to support capacity building and school improvement for all.