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CCSS Update: Volume II, Issue 26, Sept. 10, 2013

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Update includes information regarding the implementation of the CCSS.

New Resources

New CCSS Professional Learning Modules Available from the CDE

The California Department of Education (CDE) is pleased to announce that the English Language/ Arts and Mathematics: Assessment Literacy External link opens in new window or tab. and the English/Language Arts: Content Literacy in History/Social Studies K–5 External link opens in new window or tab. professional learning modules (PLMs) are now available online on the Brokers of Expertise California Common Core State Standards (CCSS) PLM Web page External link opens in new window or tab. . The modules are part of the CCSS for California Educators series. The Assessment Literacy module was developed in collaboration with the San Joaquin County Office of Education, while the Content Literacy in History/Social Studies K–5 module was developed in collaboration with the Los Angeles County Office of Education. The modules are available in two formats: online independent use and on-site blended group facilitation.

Additional professional learning modules will be available in September and October. For more information, please visit the CDE CCSS Professional Learning Modules for Educators Web page.

Webinar

An Overview of the CCSS for 6th–12th Grade ELA and Content Area Teachers
September 12, 3:30–4:45 p.m.

Sacramento County Office of Education staff Christine Anderson and Becky Sullivan will present this overview webinar for the Secondary Literacy Partnership's series on the CCSS. Topics will include informational text, drawing evidence from sources, and using complex text. If you would like more information or would like to register for this webinar, please visit WestEd’s SchoolsMovingUp Web page External link opens in new window or tab. .

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