1703 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday
Local to the D.C. area: 1-703-578-9600
Toll-free from U.S. and Canada: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
All other countries: (International Access Code) + 1-703-578-9600
(ASCD book, 2014) 6" x 9", 200 pages.
Based on the work of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, this action tool supports teachers in engaging their students in learning the essential 21st century skills of critical thinking and problem solving, creativity and innovation, communication, and collaboration. A set of instructional planning tools makes it much easier and faster to design learning opportunities that integrate these 21st century literacies into lessons in any subject. And 45 ready-to-use classroom tools help students learn and practice 21st century skills in daily instruction.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2011) 224 pages.
In Common Core and Literacy Strategies: English Language Arts, you’ll explore how the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) approach literacy in new and important ways. You will see a new emphasis on critical thinking skills in the area of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Through video examples, in-depth readings, and downloadable applications, you’ll learn practical ways to put CCSS to work in classrooms.
This Quick-Start Guide provides a succinct, all-in-one look at the content, structure, terminology, and emphases of the Common Core standards for English language arts at the middle school level.