Build understanding of the Shifts, the most critical concepts underlying college- and career-ready (CCR) standards, in instructional practice, materials, and assessment.
Understand how CCR standards contribute to transformative changes in the classroom that will prepare all students for opportunities after high school.
Delve into the defining characteristics of high-quality, standards-aligned professional learning.
Evaluate instructional and assessment materials for alignment to the Shifts required by CCR standards.
Choose from a collection of ready-to-use modules built to facilitate implementation of Shifts-aligned materials and practice.
Select from a variety of 30 to 60 minute webinars and other online learning opportunities on a wide array of topics.
Build understanding of instruction aligned to CCR standards in mathematics and ELA/literacy while practicing using the IPG.
Apply the Shifts to all parts of the instructional cycle with practical tools and rubrics.
Explore an observation rubric that articulates what classroom interactions look like when instruction is aligned to the expectations of CCR standards.
Move step-by-step through online prompts about content, structure, and activities to ensure the ELA/literacy and mathematics Shifts are central to the planned lesson.
Employ practical classroom strategies to ensure all students are successful with grade-level work.
Support instructional planning for the 2020-21 school year using this guidance on grade-specific instructional priorities and key considerations for addressing unfinished learning while attending to social emotional and academic development.
Identify complex texts, plan for effective instruction, and understand what is required by CCR standards.
Develop text-dependent questions that encourage students to use evidence from texts to present careful analyses and well-defended claims.
Learn about the critical components of a research-supported foundational skills program and apply protocols that support implementation.
Know where students should spend the large majority of time (major work) to prepare them for solving problems inside and out of the mathematics classroom.
Bring Complexity, Evidence, and Knowledge into the ELA/literacy classroom with these ready-to-use lessons, materials, and digital tools.
Grab these ready-to-use lessons aligned to the expectations of the ELA/literacy Shifts required by CCR standards.
Dig into this robust collection of annotated student writing samples from In Common: Effective Writing for All Students.
Use these mini-assessments to better understand the demands of CCR standards in ELA/literacy.
Streamline existing programs to better align with CCR standards and improve focus on the highest-leverage content.
Copy and paste any text into this digital tool to find the high-value, tier two vocabulary.
Achieve Focus, Coherence, and Rigor in the mathematics classroom with these ready-to-use lessons, materials, and digital tools.
Grab these ready-to-use lessons aligned to the expectations of the mathematics Shifts required by CCR standards.
Dig into this collection of ready-to-use tasks aligned to the Focus, Coherence, and Rigor of CCR standards in mathematics.
Use these mini-assessments to better understand the demands of CCR standards in mathematics.
Navigate the connections between the CCSSM digitally, and find standards-aligned tasks and resources ready for classroom use.