Tag Archives: Common Core State Standards

PCS content specialist shares Common Core knowledge

Tracie Bergman, Elementary Reading and Language Arts Specialist, gave a presentation entitled "Elementary ELA Classrooms and the Common Core: The Six Shifts and Their Implications for Classroom Instruction" at the Empowering Effective Teaching Convening in St. Petersburg on Wednesday, May 1. The convening was sponsored by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) and...
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National magazine spotlights PCS professional development effort during Common Core transition

District Administration, a national magazine that covers K-12 news and trends, features Pinellas County Schools in its April 2013 issue. The article details PCS efforts to create "a systemic professional development approach" to train and support instructional staff as the district transitions to the Common Core State Standards. PCS worked with ASCD, formerly known as...
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