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Effective Teaching in the Time of Core Standards

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Teaching Argument
High school English teacher Stephen Heller describes how and why to teach different perspectives of argument. 


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The CCSS as a Map for Student Literacy Learning
The following 17-minute video is an excerpt from Sarah Brown Wessling's keynote to Chicago Public School educators. She challenges educators to think of the CCSS as more than a checklist of tasks, but instead a map for student literacy learning.



NCTE author Tonya Perry, Teacher Educator at the University of Alabama, explores how the CCSS can be framed so that teachers gain more space for making decisions in the classroom.


NCTE Author, Sarah Brown Wessling, shares her CCSS implementation challenges in this excerpt from her keynote to Chicago Public School educators.



Empowering Teachers
Susi Long, author of Supporting Students in a Time of Standards: English Language Arts, Grades PreK-2, explains how the book can offer inspiration for all teachers.   

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