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Finding Common Ground: Digging Deeper into the Common Core Standards

October 29, 2015 - May 26, 2016

Time: 8:30am-3:30pm

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY


Finding Common Ground: Digging Deeper into the Common Core Standards

Six-session workshop series @ TC


Customized for grade levels K-5 and 6-12, each workshop will include a presentation and discussion of a particular literacy standard as it relates to each grade band, an analysis of the strengths and struggles in implementing the standard, and 3-4 practical strategies that teachers can contextualize for their classrooms. The goal for each workshop will be for teachers to deepen their understanding of the standards and walk away with multiple, practical strategies for classroom practice.

Best for: Teachers, Administrators

Facilitated by: ‚ÄčUzma Hossain & Crystal Chen


  • OCT 29th - The Devil’s in the Details: Reading, Writing, Arguments
  • DEC 17th - At the Core: Central Ideas, Informational & Research Writing
  • FEB 04th - Storytelling: Cause & Effect, Narratives, Writing for Publication
  • MAR 24th - Everything in its Place: Vocabulary, Organization, Differentiation
  • APR 21st - Process in Practice: Writing Genres, Processes & Presentation
  • MAY 26th - 21st Century Explorations: Point of View, Technology, Multi-Modalities

For more information & registration, click HERE.