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The success indicators for Academic and Career Readiness are identified for each grade level band on the Cradle to Career Roadmap. Each is representative of a critical step in a student’s academic journey towards becoming a productive, contributing citizen while sustaining a career in his or her community. The Pillars of Support – Parents and Family, Education, Government, Business and Labor, and Community and Faith-Based – provide necessary scaffolding to ensure that the milestones are achieved.
Search the California Content Standards This application contains the 12 California content standards. The application is designed so educators can quickly find, search, and sort relevant standards across disciplines to aid in instructional planning and assessment. This is a web view of our available mobile application, which we encourage you to download. You can find more information about the mobile application on the CA Standards Mobile Application web page.
The Blended Learning Framework is being utilized to support educators with transitioning to student centered learning models.
Educators with little or no prior experience with AI may still help their students become more informed about AI technologies. Educators can help students by identifying instances of AI use, exploring the ethics of machines influencing decisions we make, and thinking about ways that AI technologies impact diverse human populations. This resource will help students understand the ethical implications of AI.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guides from ISTE and General Moros provide secondary teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. Each guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
The Hands-On AI Projects for the Classroom guide from ISTE and General Motors provide elementary teachers with innovative curricular resources about AI across various grade levels and subject areas. This guide includes background information and four student-driven projects that directly relate to subject area standards, while providing foundational learning on what AI is, how it works and how it impacts society.
ChatGPT is a natural language processing tool driven by AI technology that allows you to have human-like conversations and much more with it's generative capabilities. It answer questions and assist you with tasks, such as composing emails, essays, reports and lesson plans. User will be required to create an account.
Seasons of CS is a research-backed professional learning model for K-12 educators, paraprofessionals, administrators, and counselors who are interested in bringing computer science to their students. The goal of this program is to expand systematic capacity for equitable, scalable, and sustainable computer science education in California. In-person and virtual Summer of CS workshops are available for all grades K-12. Most workshops are 3-day or 5-day workshops. Academic year support is also included at no cost. Classroom educators and paraprofessionals will receive a $175 per day (6 hours) incentive for active participation. Due to capacity constraints, you may register for only one workshop.
CDE website that contains the 12 California content standards. Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.
Resource that includes diagnostic tools that offer lessons in which formative tools are embedded, accompanied by instructional guidance on how teachers might respond to various conceptions or misconceptions students appear to hold.
A compilation of videos aligned with the ELA/ELD Framework.
The California Department of Education (CDE) developed a series of videos demonstrating integrated ELD instruction and its related designated ELD instruction during ELA, mathematics, and science. The Integrated and Designated ELD Video Series demonstrates the relationship between the California English Language Development Standards (CA ELD Standards) and the state content standards. When used in tandem, English learner students build English proficiency, refine academic use of English, and access subject area content in transitional kindergarten/kindergarten through grade twelve.
ELA/ELD Framework Vignettes and Snapshots Chart
A Collection of Resources That Support the Implementation of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework.
This article discusses the elements outlined in the Science of Reading. It also shares what it looks like in the classroom and shares resources that can be used within the classroom.
In many ways, education has evolved and given way to a more thoughtful approach to intentionally designed digital learning. This paradigm shift has reinforced the idea that technology can and should serve as the foundation for schools and districts to scale upon, as it provides equitable access to quality teaching and learning. But true equity is achieved when students can learn at their own pace and educators have the tools and instructional methods to support personalized learning. To achieve this, educators must have access to tools to provide a consistent, familiar “digital classroom” that is accessible whenever, wherever students are ready to learn.
Nearpod is a platform where slides can come to life! Teachers can upload slides or build right in Nearpod to create interactive lessons. Students can respond to different activities directly on their own devices. Nearpod activities can be used live (with a group/class) or individually (self-paced).
Adobe Express is a creation platform that is free for all teachers. Teachers and students can create and build within the Adobe Express platform.
TK through 2nd grade students are invited to participate in our annual Reading Rally! This event will have a fun-filled time of storytelling, crafts, and special performances. Special giveaways will also happen!
If you're the parent of a beginning reader, chances are you're hearing a lot about phonics. Here's what you need to know about how your child will learn phonics — and how you can help practice phonics at home.
If you're looking for books for older kids and teenagers, take a look at these booklists for grades 4-12 organized by topic and representing a wide range of cultures and perspectives.
These booklists for children celebrate a wide range of cultures, languages, and experiences. They are perfect for read-alouds and bedtime stories, as well as for author studies! You can also get to know some of the featured authors in our Meet the Authors section.
These multicultural booklists for young children introduce a wide range of concepts, themes, and activities and feature a diverse range of children and families. The 40+ booklists are organized by topic/theme, and many of the books are available in bilingual editions or in multiple languages.
Unite for Literacy offers bilingual children’s e-books in Spanish and English. Navigating the site is simple. Use the tool bar at the top to check out the various book categories (nature, technology, health and others) or search for specific titles. It’s also the place to select the text language (either English or Spanish) and audio translation. Audio translation is available in over 30 languages!