This video tool box was designed to support educators during the implementation of Arizona’s Common Core Standards. The video resources on this webpage will be continually updated as they become available.
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Video Tool Box
|Common Core Video Series This series of videos will provide viewers the opportunity to learn step-by-step how to implement the Common Core State Standards for ELA/Literacy and Mathematics in their schools and classrooms. Participants will also gain a deeper understanding of the rationale behind the Common Core State Standards and what it will mean for students.|
The Teaching Channel The Teaching Channel contains a video library that offers educators a wide range of subjects for grades K-12. The videos also include information on alignment with Common Core State Standards and ancillary material for teachers to use in their own classrooms.
TV Episode 4: Common Core State Standards Watch teachers break new ground putting the Common Core Standards into practice in Math and English Language Arts. The emphasis of these lessons is on deeper thinking, analyzing, and problem solving to better prepare students for success in college and future careers. Watch full one-hour Teaching Channel Presents public television episodes online. See the TV schedule for future episodes.
|LearnZillion makes an educator’s job easier by putting high-quality Common Core video lessons and assessment items at your fingertips. Use LearnZillion to get practical teaching resources, to create playlists for your class, to track homework effortlessly, and to give your students the right lesson at the right time.|
|The Hunt Institute offers short video vignettes expanding on key features of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), all created by writers of the CCSS.|
|EduCore – Tools for Teaching the Common Core (from ASCD) This 21st Century Tool to discover a wealth of resources—professional development, lesson plans and modules, and other materials—that you will need to successfully implement the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and Literacy in your classrooms, schools, and states.|
|Learner.org (Annenberg Learner) Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. Annenberg Learner’s multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home.|
|CCSSO Council of Chief State School Officers provides digital resources including recorded Webinars.|
|Achieve CCSS-CTE Task Alignment Workshop Planning Tools|
|National Association of Secondary School Principals – Principals This site offers Webinars, articles, and videos for principals and school leaders on the Common Core.|
English Language Arts
|The Balance of Informational and Literary Texts in K-5 Arizona’s Common Core Standards – English Language Arts supports that students read from a 50/50 balance of information and literary text.||Learner.org (Anneberg Learner) Mathematics. These multi-media resources can be sorted by grade-level bands. Free|
|Literary Non-Fiction in Grades 6-12: Opening New Worlds for Teachers and Students This video discussed the expanded use of literary non-fiction in secondary language arts classes.||Inside Mathematics: Focusing on the Standards for Mathematical Practice Inside Mathematics has organized their web-based resources to support educators in building deeper understanding of what the Common Core Standards look like in practice.|
|Literacy in Other Disciplines Arizona’s Common Core Standards – English Language Arts apply and require mastery across several disciplines including history/social studies, science, and technical subjects.||Exploring Math Practice Standards: Precision (Grades 3-5)
Focus on precision when solving and discussing math problems.
|Looking for how to teach reading in the content areas and in general? Reading Like a Historian shows how to engage students in historical inquiry, encourage them to form opinion, use evidence, and discover the complexities of history.|
|Reading Like a Historian: Sourcing
Follow along as students study original documents to determine whether the source is believable.
|Reading Like a Historian: Contextualizing
See how the teacher scaffolds learning as students develop their understanding of context.
|Reading Like a Historian: Corroboration
Students use books, documents, and images to determine Reliability and bias.