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Friday, February 1, 2013

New Spotlights From Education Week: Implementing Common Standards

Education Week Spotlights contain essential news and commentary on the big issues. These Spotlights provide the information you need to understand the most talked-about topics.

For a limited time, download these common-core Spotlights FREE:

Implementing Common Standards: Examine efforts to align textbooks to the common-core standards, learn about principal training efforts, and discover ways to reduce costs associated with common-core implementation.
Literacy and the Common Core: Learn how schools are meeting the English/language arts standards by incorporating literacy skills across the curriculum, emphasizing nonfiction texts, and collaborating with librarians.
Supporting Instruction in the Common Core: See how schools are getting ready for the common standards by using virtual professional development, forming educator cadres to prepare for assessments, and building capacity for new instructional approaches.

Also available for FREE download:

  • Dropout Prevention: Take a closer look at schools using early-dropout detection and online credit-recovery, and explore how early-college models are impacting student dropout rates.
Each Spotlight is delivered in an easy-to-read, easy-to-use digital format, with numerous in-depth articles in one convenient PDF file.

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