Resource Library

The Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) reviews a variety of resources, ranging from guidance documents, research papers, and policy briefs to tools and websites aimed at supporting state and local education agency leadership in making decisions about their standards, assessment programs, and accountability systems. Reviewed resources are added monthly. 

Newsela

Taken from the original website: "Newsela builds reading comprehension through leveled articles, real-time assessments and actionable insights."

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 259
Date created: 09/30/2016 - 12:58

Calisphere

Taken from the original website: "Calisphere is a gateway to digital collections from California's great libraries, archives, and museums. Discover over 400,000 images, texts, and recordings—and counting."

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 42
Date created: 09/30/2016 - 12:57

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History: Primary Source Collection

Taken from the original website: "The Gilder Lehrman Collection is a unique archive of primary sources in American history. Owned by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and located at the New-York Historical Society, the Collection includes more than 60,000 letters, diaries, maps,...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 53
Date created: 09/30/2016 - 12:56

High School Graduation Requirements in a Time of College and Career Readiness

Ensuring that students graduate high school prepared for college and careers has become a national priority in the last decade. To support this goal, states have adopted rigorous college and career readiness (CCR) standards in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. Additionally, states have...

Type: Knowledge
Number of views: 245
Date created: 09/30/2016 - 12:22

Reading Across Texts: A Resource for Planning Multiple-Source Comprehension Tasks

College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) set the expectation that students will be able to navigate multiple texts, evaluate the claims that authors make, notice and account for any conflicting points of view, and synthesize information as they develop an understanding of a concept or event. CCRS...

Type: Guidance
Number of views: 169
Date created: 09/30/2016 - 11:43

The Two-Way Immersion Toolkit

This resource provides extensive, detailed information on how to implement and maintain a two-way immersion or dual language program. The authors provide insight and guidance on choosing instructional models, creating lesson plans, and facilitating parent involvement. This resource is applicable to...

Number of views: 64
Date created: 09/29/2016 - 16:18

Two-Way Immersion 101: Designing and Implementing a Two-Way Immersion Education Program at the Elementary Level

This resource provides an in-depth discussion of the critical features of a two-way immersion program at the elementary level. The authors provide an overview of key issues in program planning and fundamental considerations for program success, including instructional strategies, variable program...

Number of views: 80
Date created: 09/29/2016 - 16:13

Classroom Language Models: A Leader’s Implementation Manual

This resource provides detailed guidance on implementing four early childhood classroom language models: (1) English with Home Language Support, (2) Dual Language, (3) Home Language as a Foundation for English Development, and (4) English. Suggestions are offered on how to provide effective...

Number of views: 160
Date created: 09/29/2016 - 16:02

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