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Archived Webinar

Answers to Important Questions About the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

This archived webinar provides an overview of the Common Core State Standards for English language arts. It is the first in a series of three provided for the California Office to Reform Education (CORE) Alliance.

An existing collaborative of eight districts in California formed in 2011, this alliance represents over a million students and includes urban, suburban, and rural school settings in northern, central, and southern parts of the state.

The CORE Standards, Assessment, and Instruction (SAI) team is led by CORE’s Director of Standards, Assessment, and Instruction and composed of assessment and curriculum leadership from each of the eight CORE districts.

The SAI team requested the Regional Educational Laboratory West’s assistance as they design, develop, and pilot test new common formative assessment modules and related professional learning for teachers.

The SAI team wanted to provide a research grounding for participants in its Summer Design Institute where such assessment modules will be developed.

A series of three pre-institute webinars—one focused on English language arts, one on mathematics, and one on formative assessment—were provided for teacher leaders attending the institute so that they come prepared to fully engage in the design of formative assessment modules tied to the Common Core State Standards.

This archived webinar was conducted by Rochelle Herring, Founder of Transformation by Design, and hosted by the Regional Educational Laboratory West at WestEd.

Webinar Presenter(s):

Rochelle Herring