Staff Training

Common Core Pilot Collaboration

Tuesday, Nov 27th, 2:15-3:15pm

Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Room 6 (Tentative)


Common Core Pilot

  • Discussion of the Pilot Program
  • Introduction to the Timeline of the Program
  • Looking at the Standards Addressed
  • Authentic Performance Tasks (APT) Backwards Planning

ACSD Common Core Prioritized Standards

  • Linking Thinking Map Strategies / Resources to Prioritized Writing CCSS
  • What maps/instructional strategies/resources come to mind with each CCSS?
  • Not "reinventing" the wheel


  1. YOU! (mandatory)
  2. Pen/Pencil/Highlighter (mandatory)
  3. A positive attitude (highly suggested)
  4. Common Core Pilot Materials from District Training (recommended)
  5. Any Common Core material (if possible)
  6. New Folder/Binder for Common Core & Pilot Information (only for your convenience)