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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.
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.
The CAASPP website is your source for access to test administration systems, training resources and materials, the latest CAASPP news, and important dates regarding administering the CAASPP tests.
Webpage that provides guidance and support on administering the Smarter Balanced state assessment.
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.
This publication presents current evidence-based pedagogy and practices in the areas of developing multilingualism, early education, assets-based environments, English language development, and the creation of systems that support the implementation of these practices. Further, the publication provides a deeper dive into accessing actionable examples of how evidence based pedagogy and practices may be implemented in districts, schools, and classrooms to positively impact multilingual and English learner students.
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
English Language Development Standards
A Collection of Resources That Support the Implementation of the English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework.
Strategies for English Language Development (ELD).
English Learner Toolkit of Strategies
Differentiated Assitaince Playlist for 2022-23 This is a playlist of resources for Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) in education are programs, practices or activities that have been evaluated and proven to improve student outcomes. Districts can have confidence that the strategies are likely to produce positive results when fully implemented.
This guide from the What Works Clearinghouse provides teachers, reading coaches, principals, and other educators with instructional recommendations that can be implemented in conjunction with existing standards or curricula and does not recommend a particular curriculum. Teachers can use the guide when planning instruction to support the development of foundational reading skills among students in grades K–3 and in diverse contexts.
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.
From the California Department of Education. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Universal PreK. These include implementation, grant funding, teacher workforce and more.
This page features links to new and important information about Universal Transitional Kindergarten. From frequently asked questions, planning and implementation to funding, you will find it here.
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 second 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!
Joyful Reading at School and at Home is a four-part webinar series designed to help PreK–1st grade educators learn a routine for storybook reading, explore ideas for creating school-to-home connections, and extend storybook reading to creative expression activities.
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.