How Akron Public Schools Prepared for the Common Core

April 1, 2015

By Dennis Pierce

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Topics: Common Core Standards, performanceplus

Three Early Lessons from the First Common Core Exams

March 30, 2015

By Dennis Pierce

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Topics: Common Core Standards

Aligning Teacher Preparation with Common Core State Standards

March 19, 2015

As Common Core State Standards become a dominant force in education, colleges and universities across the country will have to consider how they will revise teacher preparation curriculum to reflect the standards. That’s a topic recently analyzed by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) in its information brief regarding the alignment of teacher preparation and the new standards, a topic that is a policy priority for the organization.

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Topics: Common Core Standards

Common Core Makes its Mark

April 1, 2014

By Joel Hames, Director of Product Management
While all of us at SunGard K-12 Education are working to support our customers on their pressing needs related to the deadlines associated with the Common Core State Standards, we’re staying focused on the bigger, broader picture. Our goal: To offer school districts truly progressive administrative systems that enable advanced educational approaches through an understanding of contemporary pedagogy and emerging technologies. By equipping our software for everything you need to do today, you can support your students in attaining everything they need for tomorrow.

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Topics: Common Core Standards, eschoolplus, efinanceplus, businessplus, performanceplus

News from FETC: GameDesk CEO Offers Vision for Education’s Future

January 30, 2014

During Thursday’s keynote, GameDesk CEO Lucien Vattel offered his vision of a future of education in which our children are self-actualized—able to “generate their own futures and engage highly effectively in the world.”

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Topics: Common Core Standards, technology, education, 21st-Century Learner, K-12

Formative Assessment Trends: The Common Core

January 21, 2014

Recent changes to the Common Core curriculum have increased the rigor of education in classrooms around the country. As this trend continues, it has become more important than ever to understand what students know and are able to do. This can be achieved with formative assessment practices.

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Topics: Common Core Standards, Formative Assessments, computers in the classroom, 21st-Century Learner, performanceplus

eTech Ohio Highlight: Tackling Common Core with STEM

February 14, 2013

By SunGard K-12 Staff

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Topics: Common Core Standards, STEM

Students Address the Common Core Standards

September 20, 2011

By Dr. Bena Kallick

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Topics: Common Core Standards, technology, center on education policy, education, P-20, K-12, performanceplus

Common Core Standards Call for Uncommon Shifts in Practices

January 19, 2011

By Dr. Bena Kallick

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Topics: Common Core Standards, center on education policy, staff development, education