Common Core

Fair Use Part 1: Copyright Law and Best Practices for Educators

In the past few years, educational Fair Use guidelines have undergone major revisions expanding opportunities for teachers and students to use copyrighted materials. Common Core Standards specify digital media use and publication, implying fair use will be a common topic in all ethical classrooms. This webinar will overview copyright concepts such as the Four Factors …

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Integrating Common Core with Marzano and Danielson

Marzano and Danielson evaluation systems are designed to guide “best teaching practices.” Learn how their strategies align with Common Core for the most effective and engaging lessons, (leading, of course, to higher teacher evaluations). Instructor: Michelle Cates, Library Media Specialist, West Palm Beach Feb. 6, 2014 3:00-4:00 pm CT (4-5 pm ET) Register at PLAN’s …

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Model Common Core Lessons

Including standards, scales, and step-by-step activities, this webinar demonstrates school library Common Core lessons, at both elementary and secondary levels. Instructor: Michelle Cates, Library Media Specialist, West Palm Beach Jan. 9, 2014 3:00-4:00 pm CT (4-5 pm ET) Register at PLAN’s website.

Common Core: The Nitty Gritty and How We Can Help

According to the DOE Common Core Implementation Timeline, all K-12 teachers including content teachers should already be implementing complex text. Lead the charge by providing expertise and services at the outset. This webinar will look more closely at the Comprehension Instructional Sequence, text complexity analysis, and text exemplars. Instructor: Michelle Cates, Library Media Specialist, West …

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What is Common Core?

Common Core is more than a new set of language arts standards; for school librarians, Common Core presents new opportunities for collaboration and for library program services. In this webinar, we will survey the standards and appendices, discuss what the standards mean to teachers, and explore the exciting implications for our school library programs. Instructor: …

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