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Scholastic Administrator Names Common Core 360 Among the Top Online Common Core Standards Resources on the Market

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I can say with absolute confidence that it is the most powerful, complete Common Core resource available. Teachers who are using it are reporting incredible results. It’s helping educators everywhere turn the Standards into increased student achievement.

In a study conducted recently by the Center for Education Policy, researchers highlighted a key finding which, while not entirely surprising, sheds clarifying light on the state of the Common Core Standards.

“[Locating] adequate resources to implement the CCSS,” the study reports, “is a major challenge for states in school year 2011-12.” In addition, the report continues “twenty-one states cited resource issues as a major challenge to CCSS implementation.“

As states scramble to find resources to implement the Standards, groups all over the country are busy developing tools to help fill the need. However, not all Common Core resources are created equal.

In its Winter 2012 issue, Scholastic Administrator magazine named the top 6 Common Core sites on the Internet. Ranking among the top of the short list was Common Core 360, an online professional development platform designed by PD producer School Improvement Network that guides educators at every level of Common Core implementation.

“Common Core 360 covers all bases,” says Curtis Linton, vice president of PD developer School Improvement Network. “I can say with absolute confidence that it is the most powerful, complete Common Core resource available. Teachers who are using it are reporting incredible results. It’s helping educators everywhere turn the Standards into increased student achievement.”

“As Scholastic Administrator’s recommendation emphasizes,” Linton continues Common Core 360 is more than just a website. It’s an entire suite of tools that outlines the why and the what of the Common Core State Standards, and shows teachers how to implement them effectively.”

To learn more about School Improvement Network, and to sign up for a free trial of Common Core 360, the leading Common Core professional development platform for educators, visit http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360 and fill out the “Free Common Core 360 Trial Sign-Up” form on the right-hand side of the screen.

About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, the School Improvement Network provides comprehensive, research-based professional development anytime, anywhere. As the home of The Video Journal of Education, PD 360, the Learning 360 Framework, Equity 360, Observation 360, and Common Core 360, School Improvement Network resources focus on the most relevant topics, feature the top experts, and show educators how to put theory into practice. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.

About Common Core 360
Common Core 360 answers the questions that 3.4 million teachers are asking about how to make the Standards work in their classroom every day. Common Core 360 gives administrators, teachers, and instructional coaches the necessary resources to turn State Standards into measurable student achievement. The unique training, expert analysis, and real classroom examples of putting the Standards into practice all come from the same minds that designed PD 360, the world’s largest professional development platform. Common Core 360 is directly integrated with PD 360, so educators have a single sign-in solution for the professional learning they need to move forward in the 21st century classroom. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com/common-core-360.

School Improvement Network, Common Core 360, and their respective logos are trademarks of the School Improvement Network. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Duane Sprague
School Improvement Network
801-758-9546
duane(dot)sprague(at)schoolimprovement(dot)com

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