Posted February 4, 2018
It is with great sadness that we said good-bye to our long-time advisory board member, Phyllis C. Hunter who passed away on February 4, 2018 in Houston, TX. Mrs. Hunter was a valued member of the CORE family and a true leader in the field of reading and literacy instruction. Throughout her 40-year career she championed educational equity for all students, regardless of zipcode, and coined the phrase “”reading is the new civil right!”
Posted February 3, 2018
CORE’s Chief Academic Officer, Dale Webster, will be speaking at an upcoming workshop co-sponsored by CORE and the Collaborative Classroom. Join us for a one-day workshop to experience Systematic Instruction in Phonological Awareness, Phonics, and Sight Words (SIPPS) and learn about the new dyslexia enhancements.
When: March 7, 2018 | 8:30 – 3:30pm PT
Where: Chino Basin Water Conservation District, 4594 San Bernardino Street, Montclair, CA 91763
Who Should Attend: K-12 administrators, ELA coaches, and teachers who are interested in learning about SIPPS and dyslexia, as well as current SIPPS users.
$100 registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, and materials.
Posted January 31, 2018
CORE’s President, Linda Diamond, delivered 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. Download her handout below.
Posted December 1, 2017
CORE’s Director of Math, Dean Ballard, delivered a presentation, “Guided Investigations: Where Discovery Becomes Productive,” at the California STEAM Symposium. Download his handout and slides below.
Presentation Description: Merge discovery, productive struggle, meaningful discourse and explicit instruction to maximize engagement, focus, and learning. Work with and hear about lessons that utilize analyzing physical data to create models and make predictions leading to deeper understanding of important math concepts.
Posted October 30, 2017
CORE’s Director of Math, Dean Ballard, delivered a presentation, “Implementation of ELD Standards in Math Classrooms,” at the CMC (California Mathematics Council) South on October 28, 2017. Download his presentation below.