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Core Knowledge Bookstore
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What's New on our Website
We frequently update our website to continually improve support of your Core Knowledge implementation. We have highlighted below some of the newest additions to our website.
Core Knowledge Language Arts Program: Preschool–Grade 3
Core Knowledge is pleased to announce that we have signed an agreement with Amplify Education, Inc. to make the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) program widely available. To receive more information regarding CKLA distribution, please fill out this form.
2013 Core Knowledge Professional Development and Symposium Series
If you missed the February symposium in Charlotte, NC, please join us in June in Phoenix, Arizona! In addition to two full days of Core Knowledge professional development workshops, day three will feature presentations from content area experts on the value of, and methods for, using primary source documents in the classroom.
Pollyanna Now Available in eBook Format
Stories loved for generations come to life for today's young readers in the Core Classics series in eBook format. Pollyanna is currently available for purchase from Amazon.com; the other Core Classic books will soon follow.
Core Knowledge Domain Planner: Piloting
The Core Knowledge Domain Planner, a new, online tool that will replace the former Day-by-Day Planner, is currently being piloted by select Core Knowledge Official Schools. We expect the full version to be available for purchase by Summer 2013. Catch a sneak peek of the planner now!
Principals and Coordinators Update
The Quarterly Principals and Coordinators Update for Spring 2013 is now available on demand. Watch the recorded presentation now! Please view these free webinars to receive the latest updates on new and revised professional development, products, and support tools.
Common Core Implementation
"Common Core" is the buzzword for 2013 teachers, and as many of our teachers in Core Knowledge schools undertake the process of implemening CCSS, Core Knowledge is happy to offer resources to help. Check out the CCSS section of our website as well as our blog for helpful documents and discussions.
Liberty Common School Receives First Core Knowledge Official School Re-Certification
Liberty Common Shines during the First Official Core Knowledge ACAP Visit
Liberty Common School is the first in the nation to be re-certified as a Core Knowledge Official School through the Analysis of Curriculum and Practices (ACAP) process recently developed by the Core Knowledge Foundation.
2012–2013 Back to School Letter
Wondering what this school year holds for your Core Knowledge school or classroom? The 2012–2013 Back to School Letter has been distributed and is also available online.
Principals and Coordinators Update: Fall 2012 & Winter 2013 now available on demand!
The Principals and Coordinators Update for Winter 2013 (January) is now available on demand for the latest information on new and revised professional development, products, and support tools. The Quarterly Principals and Coordinators Update for Fall 2012 is also available on demand. Watch the Fall 2012 recorded presentation now!
New Course Offerings
Core Knowledge is offering several new workshops in 2012 and 2013. In 2012, Teaching, Learning, and Assessment: Meaningful Instruction made its debut. Please check out the complete list of our available workshops.
PARCC Releases Test Items and Prototypes
Washington, D.C., PARCC, August 20, 2012
"The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a 23-state consortium working together to create next generation assessments... released its first set of item and task prototypes for both English language arts/literacy and mathematics." Full assessments are expected to be released during the 2014–2015 school year. As Core Knowledge schools begin implementing the Common Core Standards, these assessments will serve as a way of measuring student successes and areas for improvement.
Who's Who at Core Knowledge
Whether you are a teacher, administrator, parent, or advocate, check out our updated staff directory to find the right person to help you with a range of curricular and instructional needs.
Core Knowledge Social Media
Core Knowledge has renewed its commitment to social media markets including Facebook and Twitter. For the latest updates on Core Knowledge schools, Common Core State Standards implementation, and timely notices of the latest Core Knowledge blog posts, be sure to follow us!
Blogging with Core Knowledge
Since August 1st, Core Knowledge has published nine new blog posts. Have you caught up on your reading yet?
E. D. Hirsch Receives the James Bryant Conant Award
"A Change in Our Thinking About Elementary Education"
By E. D. Hirsch, Jr., July 10, 2012
Hirsch's remarks upon receiving the James Bryant Conant Award from the Education Commission of the States (ECS).