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Testing Writing: What to Expect From the Next Generation Assessments

Grade(s): All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Zaner-Bloser

In this 10-minute interview, hear from expert Scott Miller about what teachers can expect from the next generation of writing assessments.

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Digital Teaching Platforms

Grade(s): All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: McGraw Hill Education/t2k

Author and Harvard Professor Chris Dede, Ed.D., shares his insights on how digital teaching platforms can empower teachers to work effectively.

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Vocabulary Integration in the Common Core

Grade(s):Middle School, Postsecondary

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Pearson Supplemental

Learn from literacy experts how to implement effective vocabulary strategies that align with the Common Core goals. NOTE: Audio recording only.

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Set the Stage for Preschool Success

Grade(s):Early Learning, Elementary

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Voyager Learning

In this 8-minute interview with expert Vicki Gibson, learn how an effective preschool curriculum can lay the groundwork for kindergarten and the Common Core.

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Take Back Your Classroom!

Grade(s): All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: American College of Education

School improvement expert Dr. Howard M. Knoff shares how social and emotional learning paired with effective classroom management can drive academic success.

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The Four Doors to the Core

Grade(s):

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Pearson Teacher Education and Development

Literacy expert Pam Allyn shares her model for interpreting and implementing the Common Core.

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The Power of Visual Learning with Stuart J. Murphy

Grade(s):Early Learning, Elementary

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Pearson Supplemental

In this special 15-minute interview, you'll discover why visual learning is a proven method for developing social / emotional skills and critical thinking in the classroom.

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A Conversation With Seymour Simon

Grade(s):All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: StarWalk Kids Media

The award-winning science author shares his thinking on the Common Core and the increased focus the new standards place on nonfiction.

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How the Common Core is Changing Assessment

Grade(s):All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Compass Learning

Discover what the standards mean for the short- and the long-term when it comes to assessment and using student data.

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Minding the Performance Gap

Grade(s): All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Pearson Teacher Education and Development

How will the Common Core impact the gap between the highest- and lowest-performing readers and writers? What can teachers do to help struggling students reach grade level?

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The World of 7 Billion: Population Facts and Student PSA Contest

Grade(s): High School

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Population Connection

 

Inspire students to learn about our world’s population and how it impacts food, wildlife habitats, and the global status of women and girls.

 

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Finding Common Core Resources

Grade(s): All

Type(s): WATcasts

Sponsor: Crabtree Publishing Company

There are new resources being developed every day to support the new Common Core State Standards. But as an educator, how can you sort through these materials and find the ver...

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