Education Leader Network Professional Development eBulletin
October 17th, 2012
for Leaders in Education 

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In This Issue
Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core?
Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans: Ready-to-Use Resources
A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...
Integrate STEAM Into the Elementary Classroom

The Differentiated Classroom:
Responding to the Needs of All Learners

Four Part Online Webinar Series with Carol Ann Tomlinson
 
Curriculum, assessment and instruction create a system of interdependent parts.  Bring the standards and curriculum to life by using differentiated instruction to reach all students.  Noted author and educator Carol Ann Tomlinson will provide an introduction to differentiated instruction and how it connects to the Common Core State Standards.


PLC Academy:
like no other professional learning program in the nation
 
We are looking for schools and/or school districts interested in participating in the 21st Century - Professional Learning Communities Academy 2012-13.

Instructional Leader on the Go...

Each PD eBulletin gives the busy district or school-level leader brief, practical, free, high quality learning opportunities in a variety of media formats.


Are You Tech-Ready for the Common Core?

School districts are raising concerns about their ability to be technologically ready to give Common Core State Standards assessments to students online in two years. Administrators say they remain uncertain about the types of devices to buy, the bandwidth they need, and the funding available for technology improvements.

 

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Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans:
Ready-to-Use Resources
By Lauren Davis

Schools nationwide are transitioning to the Common Core--our advice to you: Don't go it alone! Our new book, Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans: Ready-to-Use Resources, shows you that teaching the Common Core State Standards in the elementary grades doesn't have to be intimidating!

As a bonus, receive a 10% discount! Just enter coupon code B2S10 at checkout to receive your discount.

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A Little Humor Goes a Long Way...

 
Woodthrowing Prank




Integrate STEAM Into the Elementary Classroom

October 18th at 12:00pm EST

Join PCS Elementary Edventures on October 18 at 12:00 pm EST, for a interactive look at a simple and cost-effective way to integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Education into your core Elementary Curriculum with the PCS BrickLab®. We will demonstrate the benefits of this amazing lab and how it incorporates project centered learning, 21st Century Learning Skills and STEAM with ease to make your prep time minimal and your results phenomenal.

Click here to register for this free webinar!