Posted September 1, 2017
Join us on Wednesday, September 27, 12-1pm PDT/3-4pm EDT, for this free webinar on improving special ed instruction.
The 2017 Supreme Court Ruling on Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1 re-affirmed that special education can, and should, deliver more to students with disabilities. The way to achieve improved outcomes is with fewer but better IEP goals and progress monitoring. Unfortunately, IEP goals have become a procedural compliance process disconnected from intervention intensity that doesn’t lead to the kind of progress monitoring that has been shown to be among the most powerful tools in an educator’s toolbox.
You’re invited to participate in this one-hour webinar with Dr. Mark Shinn to learn:
Join this webinar to enhance your understanding of how to reduce the gap for students with disabilities in your district.
Posted August 9, 2017
Join us for this free seminar to enhance your understanding of dyslexia and gain knowledge to effectively support students with dyslexia.
Dale W. Webster, Ph.D., Chief Academic Officer for Consortium on Reaching Excellence in Education (CORE), will share:
Every student can be a strong reader. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insight into best practices to remediate children with identified reading difficulty.
Posted July 5, 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.
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.