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Great resource for teachers looking for Common Core ELA and Math curriculum

I think this website has high quality curricular materials for all grades in both math and ELA. I like that the math lessons help students to achieve deep conceptual knowledge by asking them to complete selected problems that have been designed in a sequential, thoughtful order. I also like how the lessons provide detailed instructions or recommendations and there are professional development videos (math studio talk) demonstrating instruction for Common Core standards. Lessons are available in Word and PDF formats and are free to use for educational purposes. I am currently looking into integrating their lessons for the Listening and Learning Strand during the Read Aloud block in my instructional day. The Listening and Learning Strand consists of a series of read‐alouds organized by topics (called domains), many of which are informational in nature. The goal of the Listening and Learning Strand is for students to acquire language competence through listening, specifically building a rich vocabulary, and broad knowledge in history and science by being exposed to carefully selected, sequenced, and coherent read‐alouds.
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EngageNY is a great resource for teachers looking to implement the Common Core Standards in their classrooms.

EngageNY is a comprehensive Common Core Resource. It has videos of real teachers implementing the Common Core Standards effectively in their classrooms using best practices and discussing their pedagogy. The videos are so well done that my department is discussing bringing them into our weekly staff training. However, the best part of EngageNY are the learning modules. There is an entire aligned Common Core curriculum for ELA and Math for grades K-12. Obviously, I haven't even scratched the surface of this resource, but everything I've used has been stellar. The lessons in the 7th grade ELA modules are solid, comprehensive, clear, include a variety of texts and text types, and have clear instructions for scaffolding. They are relevant and engaging for the students. I have never been happy with any commercially available curriculum I've seen, but these lessons are the lessons I'd make if I had hours and hours to research and develop curriculum. This is a resource that the more I use it, the more I love it. Best of all, it's FREE!
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Excellent grade level specific lesson plans and professional development videos.

I love most of the lessons and professional development videos available on this site. The plans intentionally embed the mathematical practices in a very specific way in each lesson. It has been an excellent training tool for teachers just learning strategies for teaching to the Common Core. It definitely pushes the students' thinking and helps them to make sense of math. The downside is that since it is such a shift from the traditional way of teaching math it is difficult for many parents to understand without adequate explanation. If teachers followed every lesson it would also require them to make numerous copies.
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