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The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence with the Common Core

Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, Matthew Perini
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The Core Six Essential Strategies for Achieveing Excellence with the Common Core identifies six research-based, classroom-proven strategies for successfully implementing the Common Core State Standards. With more than 40 years of combined research and hands-on classroom testing, authors Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini know what works to increase student engagement and achievement and prepare students for college and career. 

The Core Six include

  1. Reading for Meaning
  2. Compare & Contrast
  3. Inductive Learning
  4. Circle of Knowledge
  5. Write to Learn
  6. Vocabulary's CODE

These strategies can be used across all grade levels and subject areas. For each strategy, the authors provide

  • Reasons for using the strategy to address the goals of the Common Core
  • The research behind the strategy
  • A checklist for implementing the strategy in the classroom
  • Multiple sample lessons that illustrate the strategy in action
  • Planning considerations to ensure your effective use of the strategy

The book also includes tips on ways to capture students' interest, deepen their understanding of each strategy, extend their thinking, and synthesize and transfer learning.

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