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Common Core State Standards 101 and 102

CCSS 101 - Intro and Overview of Common Core (STEM Related) February 1 - April 30, 2016

In this online course we will either begin your introduction to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) or help encourage further growth of your knowledge and practice around the standards. This will include modules that will encourage deep understanding around the CCSS with opportunities to collaborate with others in the course to help create a system of support.


Modules in this course include:

1) Background and history of the Common Core

2) Intro to Learning Progressions: Backbone of CCSS

3) Three Shifts in Mathematics: Focus, Coherence, and Rigor

4) Reading and Analyzing the Content Standards

5) Looking at the Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP)

6) Increasing Complexity of Content: Understanding Depth of Knowledge (DOK)

7) Looking for Resources: What can further help my transition to CCSS?

8) Bringing it all together: Reflecting on experiences with the Common Core


Register for your Grade Band(s) online training with the link(s) below:


CCSS 101 Math K-2 - esdWorks Session ID #2619071


CCSS 101 Math 3-5 - esdWorks Session ID # 2619073


CCSS 101 Math 6-8 - esdWorks Session ID # 2619075


CCSS 101 Math High School - esdWorks Session ID # 2619081


Once registered you will receive a confirmation notice with the link to join the Online Canvas Training.


No Charge for MLA District Members

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CCSS 102 - Diving into Rich Tasks with Common Core State Standards (STEM Related) February 1 - April 30

This course was designed so as you progress through the modules, you will deepen your understanding of teaching with rich tasks, an essential component of the Common Core State Standards. Whether this course is an intro or a chance for further growth, you will finish with more knowledge, a list of usable and relevant resources for your grade level(s) and a network of teachers to collaborate with. You will be asked to share ideas, respond to questions and reflect on the process of using and creating rich task lessons. For Teachers K-12.


Modules in the course Include:

1) What is a Rich Task?

2) Rich Task Continuum: Student Discourse

3) Implementing a Rich Task: Exploring Resources Module

4) Enhancing the Richness of Traditional Tasks

5) Reflection: End of Course Quiz


Register for this Online Training with Link Below:


CCSS 102: Diving into Rich Tasks - esdWorks Session ID # 2619083


Once registered you will receive a confirmation notice with the link to join the Online Canvas Training.


No Charge for MLA District Members

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