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Public Libraries & CCSS

The Public Library Connection: The new standards require that public and school librarians pull together | On Common ...

"Now, more than ever before, collaboration between public and school librarians is critical. As we strive to be at the center of the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in our schools, strong relationships with our local public librarians can make all the difference in the world and provide us, our students, and our school colleagues with tremendous advantages."

It Takes Two: SLJ's first public library spending survey uncovers an opportunity for tighter collaboration between sc...

Numbers can be telling, and the story here presents a stark reality that signals an ideal opportunity to foster a stronger relationship between public and school libraries in ways that better support how kids learn and grow.

Common Core State Standards Initiative | Home

The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers.

School Library Monthly Blog " Common Core

School Library Monthly Blog posts tagged with "Common Core"

School Library Monthly - Common Core and School Librarians

School librarians have to speak the same language and have the same learning goals as classroom teachers. Everyone in the school must focus their energy on the achievement of the Common Core Standards (CSS). More than ever school librarians have to work with teachers to meet instructional standards, not separate library standards.

For Libraries, the Common Core Presents Extraordinary Opportunity

The Common Core State Standards are poised to bring some of the most meaningful changes to our education system in a generation, some observers say, and with the emphasis on literacy, resources, and critical thinking, it's no surprise that librarians are embracing the Common Core as an extraordinary opportunity.

Core Values: ALA Preview 2013

The Common Core standards have been a hot topic of discussion in 2012-a topic that will get even hotter in 2013. PW talks to AASL president Sue Ballard and ALA's Gillian Engberg. The new Common Core State Standards-a set of educational imperatives that will place more emphasis on student literacy skills and critical analysis-have been a buzz-worthy topic among librarians, educators, and publishers in 2012.

whycommoncorestandardsmatter - Common Core Resources

Why Common Core Standards Matter Wiki

Three-Minute Video Explaining the Common Core State Standards - The Educator's PLN

This three-minute video explains how the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels and help them learn what they need to know to ...