See Common Core Expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs’ Strategy for Common Core Assessments of Student Work

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School Improvement Network webinar shows best practices for assessing student work in the common core.

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School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced a free webinar recording with Common Core expert Heidi Hayes Jacobs on the best practices for examining student work and assessments aligned to the Common Core Standards.

“If implemented correctly, the Common Core Standards have the potential to make unprecedented progress in helping 100 percent of students be college and career ready by the time they graduate from high school,” said School Improvement Network CEO and President Chet Linton. “For the Standards to make a real impact on students, educators need effective ways of using Common Core assessments to measure student progress and mastery. As one of the leading experts on the Common Core Standards, Dr. Jacobs’ insights and strategies for Common Core assessments of student work are a valuable addition to any educator.”

Through the recording, educators can get the best strategies and practices for examining student work in strategic grouping patterns to inform and improve curriculum and teaching approaches, especially around the Common Core Standards.

Participants will also gain the following:

  •     Approaches to evaluating student learning and using evaluation results to improve student performance, especially within the Common Core Standards
  •     Strategies for grouping of staff to respond to student work
  •     Methods for unpacking assessments
  •     Collaborative inquiry protocols for reviewing work
  •     Examples of revision methods for improving curriculum maps

Click here to see Dr. Jacobs’ strategies for Common Core assessments.

Click here to learn about a holistic system for supporting educators in implementing the Common Core Standards.

About School Improvement Network

Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice, and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student test scores by as much as 30 percent in a single year. 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

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