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#TeachChat Archive: The Impact of the Common Core State Standards – September 19, 2012

Authentic learning can be used to enhance the CCSS in both math and reading/language arts. Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/flickr.

The Common Core State Standards are in full swing and now, more than ever, they offer teachers a chance to come together to share lesson plans, ideas, and more. The #TeachChat on Wednesday, September 19th was all about the impact of the CCSS. Read the transcript by scrolling to the bottom and reading UP!
ReallyGoodStuff Have a great night and I’ll see you again in 2 weeks! Goodnight! ~Brandi #TeachChat -9:57 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro Thank you #TeachChat -9:57 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino Thank you! #teachChat -9:57 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Thank you all so much for being here! I hope you have a fabulous rest of your evening! If you won, please email me! =) #TeachChat -9:56 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48@reallygoodstuff thank yu #TeachChat -9:56 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Good Night Everyone! See ya’ll next week! #TeachChat -9:56 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Well, ladies, are there any other questions or things you need help with tonight? #TeachChat -9:55 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff The writing portion IS tough! RT @1cforro: The writing portion. #TeachChat -9:55 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Very true. And you have so little control over it RT @MrsCarino: I think it depends on what programs your district purchases ): #TeachChat -9:54 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka@MrsCarino: I think it depends on what programs your district purchases ): #teachChat”good point! -9:54 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro The writing portion. #TeachChat -9:54 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino I think it depends on what programs your district purchases ): #teachChat -9:54 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Congratulations, Vanessa! You win! RT @vmontgomery48: Math #TeachChat -9:54 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Math, definitely! #TeachChat -9:53 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino Language arts #teachChat -9:53 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Math #TeachChat -9:53 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Perfect! RT @emtysmom: So, I dont have to write them everytime. I just print, laminate, and post! #TeachChat -9:53 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Last question: What area of the CCSS do you need more resources/materials on to be the most effective? Answer 1 wins #TeachChat -9:52 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom So, I don’t have to write them everytime. I just print, laminate, and post! #TeachChat -9:52 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Does it help? RT @emtysmom: I purchased the common core standards and essential questions on teachers pay teachers #TeachChat -9:51 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom I purchased the common core standards and essential questions on teachers pay teachers #TeachChat -9:51 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff RT @MrsCarino We are required to tell our students the standards so we end up rewriting them into phrases 5 yos can understand #TeachChat -9:50 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff RT @KarynTeaches: here are my fav common core resources: https://t.co/yIfxrajW#TeachChat -9:49 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino We are required to tell our students the standards so we end up rewriting them into phrases 5 year olds can understand #teachChat -9:49 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Sometimes the layout of them throws me offMT @MrsCarino Searching through them.They could have written in much simpler terms. #TeachChat -9:49 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Materials…. I’m just using totes but I feel like there has to be a better way! Categorizing them some how?? #TeachChat -9:49 PM Sep 19th, 2012


KarynTeaches here are my fav common core resources: https://t.co/PvuOKBY9#teachchat -9:48 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Making sure that the student’s understand the importance of the est And not waiting to the last minute for review. #TeachChat -9:48 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino Searching through them. And I think they could have written them in much simpler terms. #teachChat -9:48 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff RT @karynteaches@ReallyGoodStuff@emtysmom that’s the truth!today i actually said, “man! i had a great pinterest idea for that!” #TeachChat -9:47 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Is it organizing materials or paperwork? RT @RachelUrka: Organization is the toughest thing for me….. But Im working on it! #TeachChat -9:47 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Absolutely! I hope it helps! =) RT @emtysmom: Thanks for the link! #TeachChat -9:46 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Organization is the toughest thing for me….. But I’m working on it! #TeachChat -9:46 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Thanks for the link! #TeachChat -9:46 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Is there any aspect of the CCSS that is really giving you a hard time right now that you’d like help with? #TeachChat -9:45 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuffhttp://t.co/cqEM0dRV#TeachChat -9:44 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Be sure to add our CCSS Lesson Plans/Ideas to your resource list too: #TeachChat -9:44 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka@emtysmom: totally feel ya on that! I feel do accomplished when I actually do something I found on Pinterest #TeachChat -9:43 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Ha! Me too! RT @emtysmom: I pin many things on pinterest but I need to actually take the time to utilize what I have pinned.lol #TeachChat -9:42 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino@emtysmom I am the same!!!! #teachChat -9:42 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom I pin many things on pinterest but I need to actually take the time to utilize what I have pinned.lol #TeachChat -9:42 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Absolutely! RT @vmontgomery48: Communication is the key with teachers #TeachChat -9:42 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Great idea! That’s a nice aspect of the CCSS! RT @MrsCarino: And talking to teacher friends in other states. #TeachChat -9:41 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Communication is the key with teachers #TeachChat -9:41 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Love Pinterest =) RT @1cforro: I use many teacher blogs and pinterest. :0) #TeachChat -9:41 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Can’t believe I forgot Pinterest!!!! #TeachChat -9:41 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Pocket #TeachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino And talking to teacher friends in other states. #teachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Ask other teacher if they have any left over or just buy out of ppcket #TeachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom teacher websites and blogs #TeachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino Pinterest! #teachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Creating my own games or centers and shopping on Teachers Pay Teachers. #TeachChat -9:40 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 I know that’s right #TeachChat -9:39 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro I use many teacher blogs and pinterest. :0) #TeachChat -9:39 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino@vmontgomery48 Exactly! I feel like I am speed teaching in the AM then I put them on the bus & do it all over again in the PM! #teachChat -9:38 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Question 3: What are your favorite ways to supplement your materials? Answer 2 wins! #TeachChat -9:38 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Are #TeachChat -9:38 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Lil yu ate right about that #TeachChat -9:38 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Teachers ARE super heroes, you know. =) RT @vmontgomery48: It seems as though they expect yu to perform wonders in little time. #TeachChat -9:37 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom I do use different things for my literacy centers-Scott Foresman publishes it! #TeachChat -9:37 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 It seems as though they expect yu to perform wonders in little time. #TeachChat -9:36 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@emtysmom Who publishes it? #TeachChat -9:36 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Very much so. It looks easier than it is. ;-) RT @RachelUrka: Another challenge is staying organized. #TeachChat -9:35 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom I have to say that we use Reading Street and it has been wonderful with common core #TeachChat -9:35 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff True RT @MrsCarino: And there is a lack of developmental standards for our littlest learners. #TeachChat -9:35 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@MrsCarino I can imagine! 2.5 hours isn’t time for much at all. #TeachChat -9:34 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff RT @MrsCarino: I teach Kindergarten (half day) and it is so difficult fitting in all the standards during just 2 and 1/2 hours! #TeachChat -9:34 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom That is a very good point mrs.carino #TeachChat -9:34 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff So trueRT @1cforro The biggest challenge is having all materials neededw/in current curriculum.I have been supplementingw/the web #TeachChat -9:34 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino And there is a lack of developmental standards for our littlest learners. #teachChat -9:34 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@FredEnde Thanks so much! Have a great night! #TeachChat -9:33 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsCarino I teach Kindergarten (half day) and it is so difficult fitting in all the standards during just 2 and 1/2 hours! #teachChat -9:32 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka See ya Fred! #TeachChat -9:32 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde Thanks all for the great chat. Have to take care of a few things before I turn in. :) #TeachChat -9:31 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Another challenge is staying organized. #TeachChat -9:31 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro The biggest challenge is having all the materials needed within the current curriculum. I have been supplementing with the web. #TeachChat -9:30 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka Congratulations! #TeachChat -9:30 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka You win again! =) #TeachChat -9:30 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro@ReallyGoodStuff – There are a couple I found on pinterest. I am going to try and find them. #TeachChat -9:30 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 The opportunity for everyone to get on board with it. #TeachChat -9:29 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka I think that it is soooo big, it can be overwhelming. #TeachChat -9:29 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff Yes. Better standards shouldn’t come with a price tag. #TeachChat -9:29 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@vmontgomery48 Absolutely =) #TeachChat -9:29 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Question 2: What’s the biggest challenge with the CCSS? Answer 1 wins #TeachChat -9:28 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Thanks for the links #TeachChat -9:27 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff I feel for the struggling districts RT @FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff :) Yep. And also in big name curriculum. :( Time will tell… #TeachChat -9:27 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@1cforro Is there one that’s your favorite? #TeachChat -9:26 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff So helpful for planning!RT @1cforro I have found numerous checklists that break them down by grade level and absolutely love them #TeachChat -9:26 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff If you’re looking for a portable reference for CCSS, try: http://t.co/hh7rAgbG#TeachChat -9:25 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff :) Yep. And also in big name curriculum. :( Time will tell. . . . #TeachChat -9:25 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro I have found numerous checklists that break them down by grade level and absolutely love them. #TeachChat -9:24 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Math CCSS: http://t.co/FTY9C4Yi#TeachChat -9:24 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff English CCSS: http://t.co/Pf1nAFFi#TeachChat -9:24 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff I’m sure you all already have these but here are the links for the pdf downloads of the standards: #TeachChat -9:23 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff It is, I agree. It really breaks things down. RT @vmontgomery48: Easy and understandable for all #TeachChat -9:23 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@FredEnde Large shifts mean large dollar investment in new age-appropriate supplies, right? #TeachChat -9:22 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff Like the fact that it provides a push to get literacy in the content area. #TeachChat -9:22 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Easier to manage is ALWAYS good. =) RT @emtysmom: It is easier to managed compared to our GLEs #TeachChat -9:22 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff I like that too. Especially for students whose families may move a lot. RT @1cforro: The fact that it is national. #TeachChat -9:21 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka I’m even surprising myself! #TeachChat -9:21 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka Email me your mailing address at TeachersLounge@ReallyGoodStuff.com =) #TeachChat -9:21 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Easy and understandable for all #TeachChat -9:21 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff You win! Congratulations! See? You’re doing GREAT! =) RT @RachelUrka: @ReallyGoodStuff consistency!!!!! #TeachChat -9:21 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff Yes. The new standards look interesting. Will require large shift for much of elementary curric in many places. #TeachChat -9:20 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom It is easier to managed compared to our GLEs #TeachChat -9:20 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka@ReallyGoodStuff consistency!!!!! #TeachChat -9:20 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro The fact that it is national. #TeachChat -9:20 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff ;) RT @emtysmom: Yes, Lets! #TeachChat -9:20 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Yes, Lets! #TeachChat -9:19 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Question 1: What do you like most about the CCSS so far? Answer 2 wins! #TeachChat -9:19 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Let’s do our first giveaway, shall we? #TeachChat -9:18 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Exactly! That is what we were thinking! We think after this year, they will have a mandatory pretest and posttest #TeachChat -9:18 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@vmontgomery48 Hi Vanessa! #TeachChat -9:18 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Hello, hello! So wonderful to see you! =)RT @MrsMorgansClass: Hi! Just finishing up #2ndchat! #TeachChat -9:17 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@emtysmom That’s a little bit crazy! You could completely control the scores and percentage increases. #TeachChat -9:17 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka@emtysmom: I’m still learning Rachel! #TeachChat” we’ll figure it out!!! -9:17 PM Sep 19th, 2012


vmontgomery48 Hi everyone vanessa from ga. #TeachChat -9:17 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@FredEnde That’s fantastic! I think it’s almost fun to combine the standards and figure out ways to get to them all. #TeachChat -9:16 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom I’m still learning Rachel! #TeachChat -9:16 PM Sep 19th, 2012


MrsMorgansClass Hi! Just finishing up #2ndchat! #teachchat -9:15 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff You’re doing GREAT! =) RT @RachelUrka: Im newish to twitter, so forgive my bumbling #TeachChat -9:15 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom The bad thing is that there is not a certain test that is required for pretest and posttest so everyone is doing a different test #TeachChat -9:15 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka I’m newish to twitter, so forgive my bumbling #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Hi Crystal! Welcome! RT @1cforro: Hello everyone #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@ReallyGoodStuff Excited. We’re building lessons tied to the #NGSS. But standards are in flux, so can only build so much. #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka Hi Rachel! Wahoo! You made it! Any trouble? #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@emtysmom That’s a big undertaking! Has the paperwork multiplied? #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


1cforro Hello everyone #TeachChat -9:14 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka Hi everyone!!! #TeachChat -9:13 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom This is our first year doing it! It is now required for all Louisiana public school teachers #TeachChat -9:12 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@FredEnde Are you getting excited or worried about the Science CCSS? #TeachChat -9:12 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Does it work for you?RT @emtysmom It is 1 for math and 1 for ELA. We have to increase their pretest score by a certain percentage #TeachChat -9:11 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka That link takes you to TweetChat where you can follow along from here. =) #TeachChat -9:11 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde@emtysmom Howdy Misty, Rachel, and Brandy. #TeachChat -9:11 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@RachelUrka Just add #TeachChat after your tweets and we’ll see you! I also like using this: http://t.co/pNKxDsnr#TeachChat -9:10 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Hello Rachel and Fred! #TeachChat -9:10 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom It is 1 for math and 1 for ELA. We have to increase their pretest score by a certain percentage #TeachChat -9:09 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Hi Fred! Great to see you! RT @FredEnde: Fred from metro NYC. Im a science coordinator for the northern NYC suburbs. #TeachChat -9:09 PM Sep 19th, 2012


RachelUrka@TeachChat: Join us for #TeachChat at 9pm EST tonight!”how do you join? #TeachChat -9:09 PM Sep 19th, 2012


FredEnde Fred from metro NYC. I’m a science coordinator for the northern NYC suburbs. #TeachChat -9:08 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Are the student learning targets written for each child or are they just general by grade? RT @emtysmom: Louisiana! #TeachChat -9:08 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Louisiana! #TeachChat -9:07 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff@emtysmom What state are you in? #TeachChat -9:06 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Let’s start by having everyone say hi! Who is joining Misty and I tonight? =) #TeachChat -9:05 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff I was too! ;)RT @emtysmom Speaking of Common Core standards, I was just looking at them on my iphone app-Yes, I am a teacher nerd #TeachChat -9:04 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff If it’s your first time chatting with us, I’d use http://t.co/gctP8CLW to follow the conversation. It’s easy & it adds the tag #TeachChat -9:04 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom In our state, we have to have Student Learning Targets for each student to achieve and they have to be connected to Common core #TeachChat -9:04 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Speaking of Common Core standards, I was just looking at them on my iphone app-Yes, I am a teacher nerd #TeachChat -9:03 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff I’ll be doing giveaways throughout the chat, so watch for them! =) #TeachChat -9:02 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Hi Misty! Welcome! RT @emtysmom: Good evening! #TeachChat -9:02 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Hey Brandi! #TeachChat -9:02 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Tonight we’re going to be talking about the Common Core State Standards. #TeachChat -9:01 PM Sep 19th, 2012


emtysmom Good evening! #TeachChat -9:01 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff My name is Brandi and I’ll be moderating tonight. #TeachChat -9:00 PM Sep 19th, 2012


ReallyGoodStuff Good evening, everyone! It’s time for #TeachChat -9:00 PM Sep 19th, 2012


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