Cutting to the Common Core: Changing the Playing Field

posted Mar 26, 2014, 2:24 PM by Omar Longus   [ updated Mar 26, 2014, 2:24 PM ]
In the two part article Cutting to the Common Core: Changing the Playing Field, Jeff Zwiers, Susan O’Hara, and Robert Pritchard present essential shifts for teaching Common Core Standards to academic English learners.

Part 1 focuses on a shift to get ELLs focuses on getting ELLs engaged in longer, more complex thinking and practice, and Part 2 focuses on building collaborative skills.