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Avoid “analysis paralysis” and just get started!

Watch Joe Crawford's archived webinar.

Now that most states have adopted the new Common Core State Standards, the next major challenge is to simplify and implement them by 2014. That is why it is important to begin this work now. Joe Crawford, Milken Award-winning educator and author of Using Power Standards to Build an Aligned Curriculum, shares his proven process for building a viable local curriculum based on the CCSS. Readers will find: A system for creating local standards from the CCSS; Methods for connecting the common, formative assessments to quarterly instructional objectives; Ways to scaffold learning expectations; Examples taken from districts where CCSS is currently implemented

Included are helpful charts and graphs plus access to Internet-based software for mapping the ...

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In doing work as complex and demanding as this, it is almost impossible to do so without using electronic technology to store, score, analyze, and warehouse all this information. There are several software packages out there that readers may be using and/or considering to do this work. It was very difficult to write this book without referencing the software that is being used to specifically address this process, and I did the best I could; however, it is, in my judgment, imperative to share this software and its capabilities with the reader so the reader may better understand the power and potential of this process.

Throughout this book, in the discussion of the processes and forms, there is reference to the ...

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