2012 Resources, including Science and Social Studies
from the VT DOE ELA/Literacy team:
  • K-1 Fall Regional Meeting Follow-up webinar
  • Using Complex Science Text Grades 2-5 webinar
  • Using Complex Text in Science Grades 6-12 webinar
  • Using Complex Text in Social Studies webinar
  • Close Reading Skills  in the High School Science Classroom Grades 9-12 webinar
     The Vermont Department of Education, in partnership with the Educational Service Agencies (ESAs), held regional trainings in the fall of 2011 for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards in ELA/Literacy. The purpose of the trainings was to provide school-based leaders with tools and resources that they could use with their colleagues in an embedded, on-going, collaborative process.  All materials were based upon the instructional shifts outlined in the professional learning plan, Vermont's Transition to the Common Core State Standards in ELA/Literacy. 
    The trainings were divided into three sections: