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CCSS Oregon K-12

Common Core Overviews: ELA, Math, Lexile Shifts CCSS Applies to all Students ...

Parent Information

Below are CCSS resources specifically for parents: CCSS Toolkit for Parents (ODE) (In English and Spanish) Parent...

CCSS - It's About Students Showing, Not Telling

“What does it mean to press students for thinking conceptually?” This is an idea Carus teachers, along with colleagues from each of the other ele...

From Learning to Implementation of CCSS

Highlights of 2012-2013 It’s been a remarkable year of growth for our district, and I think it’s important to take a moment to sit w...

Next Logical Conversation as We Shift to New Standards

This is the time of year when I typically reflect on how the school year is going and consider next steps for teaching and learning. As I go into the...

CCSS and Performance Tasks

Yesterday, our CSD math teachers came together to discuss the performance tasks their 7th and 8th grade students took. After scoring the assessment, ...

Teaching Students How to Learn, and Then What to Learn

Picture this: 20 educators gather in a classroom, scrutinizing students’ learning moves with specific strategies that promote students making sense o...

"I Choose C"

One of my goals for the past year has been to support you as learners in wrapping your arms around the CCSS, and we’ve been doing that i...

Worthy Struggle

When we hear from principals and teachers that we are pressing teachers too hard, too soon on CCSS, we have to pause and acknowledge the stru...

Using Technology and Innovation to Move to CCSS

It's difficult to envision the classroom of tomorrow without models or avenues that provide you the opportunity to be creative in shifting your i...

Using Performance Tasks to Learn about CCSS

Most weeks we are using the CCSS Blog to share things happening in the district, new information, innovative instructional strategies, and thought pr...

Canby English Language Arts Teachers Exploring the Shifts of the CCSS ELA Standards

Canby English Language Arts teachers, Grades 6-12, collaborated on Tuesday, February 14, as they delved into the new Common Core State Standards for ...

Canby Math Teachers Working Through Shifts of the CCSS Mathematics Standards

Canby Mathematics Teachers, Grades 6-12, collaborated Thursday as they delved into the new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics with the guida...

Essential Skills and Work Samples

Performance assessment is assessment based on observation and judgment. Rick Stiggins states, “The only way to determine whether students can act...