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[15 Apr 2015 ]

Do you need to revamp your instructional materials to meet Common Core State Standards? Is your curriculum committee making big decisions about what will best prepare your students for college, work and the world? Now could be the right time for your school to consider building your own digital curriculum.
Change is in the air! Changes that will propel one of the next big trends in education—a shift away from “big box” curriculum and the move towards a more personalized, adaptive, “create-your-own” digital curriculum. Key forces driving this change include:

[23 Apr 2014 ]

Are you looking for ways to implement the Common Core State Standards in your classroom? Join us for this free online event as we share strategies, resources, and web tools that align to the Common Core. Our renowned experts will share their proven techniques and strategies to help you become a Common Core Expert in no time!

You’ll receive…

An introduction to the Common Core State Standards
Step-by-step guides on integrating technology and blending instruction
Information on FREE resources that align to …

[23 Sep 2013 ]

Are you interested in learning more about Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? Adopting the new CCSS can be a time consuming and overwhelming process. Luckily, there are many online resources designed to help teachers transition to these new standards.
SimpleK12 is here to help, with a FREE premium video resource. This on-demand webinar is usually exclusive for Full Access Community Members, but I’m giving you free access today.
15 Must-See Common Core Resources
Educators everywhere will benefit from these stand-out resources focused on Common Core application and use. As a bonus, all attendees …

[17 Sep 2013 ]

As more and more states move towards adopting Common Core State Standards, more and more educators have lots of questions. What are the Common Core Standards? Why were they developed? What does “college and career ready” mean? How are the Standards organized?
SimpleK12 is here to help, with a FREE premium video resource. This on-demand webinar is usually exclusive for Full Access Community Members, but I’m giving you free access today.
Introduction to the Common Core: Getting Students College and Career Ready
In this webinar, join Catlin Tucker as she answers these questions …

[24 Jul 2013 ]

Join us next week for a free online event all about Common Core Standards.
You’ll learn…

How to get started implementing Common Core
Free web tools that will actively engage students and drive higher-order thinking skills
Strategies, tips, and ideas to facilitate a successful Common Core initiative

Click here for free event registration
We’re bringing on experienced classroom teacher, published author, and internationally recognized presenter Catlin Tucker to share expert advice and tips on Common Core implementation.
Titles include:

Getting Students College …

[20 May 2013 ]

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[9 Apr 2013 ]

*ISTE Workshop: Transitioning to the Common Core with Google Apps – Join Catlin Tucker!
Cultivating College and Career Ready Students
The following is a guest post by Catlin Tucker, one of SimpleK12′s presenters. Click here to watch Catlin’s Webinars inside the Teacher Learning Community.

The goal of the Common Core Standards is to ensure students are “college and career ready” by the time they graduate high school. A “college and career ready” student is described as a person who:

demonstrates independence
possesses strong content knowledge