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Friday, November 18 • 8:00am - 9:10am
Leading Teaching and Learning Under the New Common Core Standards

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Leading to Higher Standards: A Leadership “Common Core” for Meeting the Common Core. Brad Cawn, Jill Grossman, Gina Ikemoto (New Leaders)

This presentation highlights ndings from the Leading to Higher Standards project, a comparative case study of rising urban schools who have shown signi cant growth in college- and career-readiness levels. Focal areas include the knowledge and skills needed by principals to meet the demands of more rigorous standards and assessments, the role of culture in enabling improvements to the instructional core, and the challenges of creating sustainable systems to improve teaching and learning schoolwide.

Leadership Behaviors and Teachers’ Self-Reported Preparedness for and Use of Common Core Aligned Math Practices. Angela Rossbach, Morgaen Donaldson, Shaun Dougherty (University of Connecticut)

The Common Core has swept the nation, necessitating changes to curriculum and instruction on a broader scale than ever before. How are teachers receiving such changes, and are teachers’ perceptions and implementation of Common Core aligned practices related to their principals’ leadership? This paper answers these questions based on a survey of over 2,000 K-8 math teachers in Connecticut.

Common Core in Action: Organizational Expectation, Teacher Beliefs, and Motivation. Yi- Hwa Liou, National Taipei University of Education; Alan J. Daly, University of California, San Diego

This study addresses the importance work of teachers around implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and speci cally investigates the relationships between teachers’ CCSS actions as well as organizational and individual factors that in uence those actions using structural equation modeling. The data come from all the teachers in one school district serving a diverse student population. Findings suggest direct effects of organizational expectations and intrinsic factors on teachers’ CCSS actions.

Organizing for Instruction: An Analysis of the Organizations Sponsoring State Standards Resources. Emily Hodge, Montclair State University; Serena Jean Salloum, Ball State University; Susanna Benko, Ball State University

This paper describes the organizations sponsoring state-provided standards resources for secondary English language arts from all 50 states. We coded these 318 organizations by type of organization, level of governance, and for-pro t versus nonpro t status. We also ranked organizations according to how many states linked to each organization. Findings indicate that while states are linking to a wide variety of organizations, the most influential organizations are nonprofit, national-level policy and membership organizations.

Friday November 18, 2016 8:00am - 9:10am
Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center: Floor 4 - Cartier

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