Make research-based decisions about how to accomplish key instructional shifts as called for across the English Language arts standards with the following resources:
E-books - coming in Fall 2013!
Text Complexity: Supporting Student Readers
by Anne Ruggles Gere, Elizabeth Homan, Christopher Parsons, Ruth Anna Spooner, and Chinyere Uzogara. (9-12)
On Demand Web Seminars
Close Reading Web Seminar Package (Grades 6-12)
Virtual Conference Recordings: Four grade-level recordings across PreK-12
Teaching Synthesis of Informational Texts through Shared Read-Alouds and Writing (Grades 3-8)
If you are looking for on-site, customized support from an expert consultant who can help you better understand the Core Standards and develop an implementation plan, consider working with an NCTE consultant who specializes in CCSS implementation.
Using Evidence in Writing: An NCTE Policy Research Brief
Published in The Council Chronicle (November 2012)