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The Common Core Confident Webinar Series, Wednesdays through Dec. 18, 2013
Due to popular demand, Share My Lesson has extended its Common Core Confident Webinar Series! Each Wednesday night—through Dec. 18—a team of trusted Common Core educational experts will provide tips, advice and strategies related to the Common Core State Standards.
Now is the time to sign up to save your spot View the schedule and register for webinars through Dec. 18, 2013.
Implementing the Common Core State Standards means big changes for educators. Share My Lesson understands that this transition might seem daunting. We are here to support your learning so that you are as confident as possible as you make the necessary adjustments to your teaching.
Upcoming speakers include:
Nov. 13, 8 p.m. ET: Dr. Louisa Moats
Dr. Louisa Moats, a contributing writer of the Common Core State Standards, has authored many influential articles, books and policy papers on reading, spelling, language and teacher preparation. She will focus on the foundational skills for writing necessary to be successful with the Common Core standards.
Nov. 20, 8 p.m. ET: Dr. William McCallum
Dr. William McCallum is a university distinguished professor of mathematics and head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona. He was one of the lead writers for the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. He will discuss the foundational practices in the standards.
Dec. 4, 8 p.m. ET: Dr. Crystal Day-Hess
Dr. Crystal Day-Hess is a senior researcher at McREL. Her presentation will focus on English language arts instruction for early childhood students.
Dec. 11, 8 p.m. ET: Dr. Marilyn Jager Adams
Dr. Marilyn Jager Adams is a visiting scholar in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences at Brown University and is the author of a number of scholarly papers and books concerning literacy and young children. Her presentation will focus on advancing our students’ language and literacy skills, and the challenge of complex texts.
Dec. 18, 8 p.m. ET: Dr. Michelle Herczog
Dr. Michelle Herczog is the history-social science consultant for the Los Angeles County Office of Education, which is responsible for providing professional development and resources for social studies educators. She is the president-elect of the National Council for the Social Studies and is a member of the Social Studies Assessment, Curriculum and Instruction Committee of the Council of Chief State School Officers. She will be presenting about social studies and the Common Core.
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