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Resources for Educators
Common Core and DESE This link opens in a new window
Helpful information about implementing Common Core, through the MA DESE
AASL Crosswalks This link opens in a new window
The following pages include tables that help school librarians learn how the AASL Standards for the 21st-Century Learner and the Common Core State Standards align.
DESE Common Core Crosswalks This link opens in a new window
Documents that compare the new standards to the previous standards and are designed to help districts align their curricula, instruction, and assessments to the 2011 standards.
50 Important Links for Common Core Educators This link opens in a new window
Essential reads for any K-12 educator in a Common Core-adopting state.
How the WHS Library can help you!
Position Statement of the AASL for Librarians and the Common Core
Key areas where Librarians can help implement the Common Core:
- Creating sound persuasive arguments with evidence
- Reading comprehension strategies
- Effectively using primary and secondary sources
- Reading and analyzing complex texts
- Reading and comprehending informational text in all content areas
Identified by Rita Martens of the Iowa Department of Education and compiled by Kristin Fontichiaro, a clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the school library media program at the University of Michigan School of Information.
Scoop It! on the Common Core
Subjects: Applied Tech
, Catalog - Destiny OPAC
, Info for Readers and Writers
, Information Literacy
, Library Media
, Search Strategies
, Social Studies
, World Language