Posted April 13, 2018
Spring is in the air! We at CORE hope that your school year has gone well and the upcoming testing period and the end of the school year (fast approaching) will go smoothly.
In this issue of the Academic Quarterly, in the Reading Expert section, we clarify the differences between screening and evaluation of dyslexia.
In the Marvelous Mathematician, we continue our Part 1 article from the Fall 2017 edition of the Academic Quarterly to correlate the practices recommended in Visible Learning in Mathematics with the recommendations in the IES Practice Guide, Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning.
In the Leadership Corner, we feature a new national literacy center that is full of resources for schools and families.
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Posted April 1, 2018
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.
During this one-hour webinar conducted by Dr. Mark Shinn you will learn:
Posted March 28, 2018
CORE will be delivering two presentations at CABE 2018, March 28-31, in Sacramento, California. And be sure to visit us at Booth 223!
CORE’s President, Linda Diamond, and our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, Lauren Greenberg, will deliver, “Scaffolding Complex Text for English Learners,” on Thursday, March 29, at 1:30pm.
Lauren Greenberg, our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, will deliver, “Tech-Based Tools and Resources for Vocabulary Development,” on Wednesday, March 28, at 1:00pm.
Posted March 27, 2018
In an effort to provide information regarding resources available to support your work, REL Southeast will be hosting a webinar on “Foundational Skills to Support Reading for Understanding in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade”. This webinar will be conducted by Dr. Barbara Foorman, REL Southeast Director, and Ms. Laurie Lee, Improving Literacy Research Alliance Manager. Participants will be provided an overview of the IES practice guide on foundational reading skills and the professional learning community materials that have been developed based on the practice guide. Additional resources will be highlighted and time will be provided for a Q & A.
Date & Time: Thursday, April 12, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pacific Time)
Cost: This webinar is free, but you must register to attend. This webinar will be recorded for access at a later date.
Posted February 27, 2018
CORE delivered five presentations at NABE 2018, March 1-3, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Download the presentations and handouts below.
CORE’s President, Linda Diamond, and our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, Lauren Greenberg, delivered, “Functional Grammar and the Implications for Academic Literacy and Text Study,” on March 2 at 8:30am.
Our Chief Academic Officer, Dale Webster, presented, “New Mexico District Partnerships to Improve Literacy Achievement for All Students,” on March 2 at 3:40pm.
Our Director of Mathematics, Dean Ballard, presented two sessions, “Mathematical Fluency – Techniques, Access, and Sustainability for All Students,” on March 1 at 4:40pm, and, “Teaching Vocabulary from the Perspective of a Math Teacher,” on March 3 at 1:40pm.
Finally, Lauren Greenberg, our Senior Adolescent Literacy Coordinator, delivered, “Creating Vocabulary Lessons That Will Stick: A Practicum Lesson Design for Grades K-8,” on March 1 at 4:40pm.