Articles and Other Resources for parents
The documents listed below are from the Great Lakes TURN (Teacher Union Reform Now) conference. Communities of Practice: Implementing the Common Core in Schools and Classrooms in Chicago, Illinois on July 9 - 10, 2013. The desired outcomes for the conference were:
- Develop a deeper understanding of the CCSS - the instructional shifts, assessments, pedagogy, content mastery and professional development required to successfully implement the CCSS in schools and classrooms.
- Develop an understanding of the action plan components needed to implement the CCSS effectively in schools and classrooms
- Develop and refine a team action plan to support the CCSS implementation in classrooms, schools and districts.
- Begin to develop communities of practice to support the implementation of CCSS
These documents can be used to guide a school or district in one way to introduce parents to the CCSS.
9A 2 parent_workshop_annotated_agenda_-_consolidated_parent_session.pdf
9A 3 parent_workshop_backpack_guide.pdf
9A 4 parent_workshop_common_core_resources_for_parents_to_learn_more.pdf
9A 5 parent_workshop_event_checklist_for_planning_a_parent_night.pdf9A 6 parent_workshop_what_parents_can_do_handout.pdf