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Useful Websites for Professional Development


Resources to support instruction LAUSD website containing lessons developed with the CCSS and aligned

to Treasures and secondary anthologies. Also contains content lessons in History/Social Science,

Science, mathematics and arts. Basal Alignment and Anthology Alignment project lessons, Illustrative

Mathematics, etc. Digital Professional Development Library - The

Digital Professional Development Library contains 20 titles published by Corwin Press focused on

Common Core and RtI2. The library is a resource that educators can use to deepen their knowledge

and understanding of the Common Core and/or RtI2. Titles below and more.

- Thinking Through Quality Questioning : Deepening Student Engagement

- Blended Learning in Grades 4–12: Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-

Centered Classrooms

- Common Core Mathematics Standards, The: Transforming Practice Through Team


- Leading the Common Core State Standards: From Common Sense to Common Practice

- Getting to the Core of English Language Arts, Grades 6-12: How to Meet the Common

Core State Standards with Lessons from the Classroom

- Project-Based Learning: Differentiating Instruction for the 21st Century View under instructional leadership-Instructional and

Assessment materials for curriculum evaluation tools. This website contains tools that provide

guidance on evaluating instructional and assessment materials for alignment to the CCSS in ELA /

Literacy and mathematics. It is intended to help educators and administrators make decisions about

instructional and assessment materials and build understanding of what CCSS-aligned materials look

like. Built around

seven indicators, the guide provides specific high-impact actions, measures, and tools that school

leaders can use as an action planning springboard for implementing the CCSS.


Resources to support professional learning This website is full of free content designed to help educators

understand and implement the Common Core State Standards. It includes practical tools designed to

help students and teachers see their hard work deliver results. The California Department of Education (CDE) worked

with experts in the field to develop professional learning modules (PLMs) that support educators in

delivering curriculum aligned to the CCSS to all pupils. The modules are housed on the Brokers of

Expertise Web site and are available online at no cost. This website provides teacher resources, professional development

modules, and communities of practice.

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced) is a state-led consortium working

to develop next-generation assessments that accurately measure student progress toward college- and

career-readiness. Are you searching for resources to implement the Common Core State

Standards? Here you will find current, relevant, evidence-based tools and professional development

to smooth your transition into a new era of teaching and learning Common Core-aligned educational resources, instructional content,

performance tasks, and assessment guidelines and materials developed by NYSED and our partners

Teacher/Leader Effectiveness materials and resources, such as guidance around Student Learning

Objectives (SLOs) and the Value Added Measure (VAM)Professional development resources; such

as data driven instruction materials and supports Video library; including Common Core

Videos Network team community Resources for Parents