Common Core Videos

The English Language Arts Standards: Key Changes and their Evidence
The Balance of Informational and Literary Texts in K-5
Literary Non-Fiction in Grades 6-12: Opening New Worlds for Teachers and Students
Literary Non-Fiction in the Classroom: Opening New Worlds for Students
Writing to Inform and Make Arguments
Literacy in Other Disciplines
Speaking and Listening: The Key Role of Evidence
Shift 1: PK-5: Balancing Informational Text and Literature
Shift 2: 6-12 Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
Shift 3: Staircase of Complexity
Shift 4: Text-based Answers
Shift 5: Writing from Sources
Shift 6: Academic Vocabulary