Lydia Breiseth


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For those of you that missed the launch of our Common Core and ELLs resource section this summer, we wanted to make sure you had all of the great info that's included, particularly our classroom videos and lesson plans for grades 1, 4, and 8 from New Mexico. 

SAP is a non-profit organization founded by the lead writers of the Common Core whose primary aim is to ensure that teachers can put the new standards to work effectively. 

Lesli Maxwell at Education Week reports that the final version of the accommodations manual has just been released, and she also includes information about PARCC’s debate around testing supports for special populations in her coverage.

This has been an interesting couple of weeks in terms of implementing the Common Core with ELLs – an issue that is getting some much needed attention in broader education circles.