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Ms. Black's Book List
Mathmatical Mindsets by Jo Boaler
Pathways to the Common Core; Accelerating Achievement by Lucy Calkins, Mary Ehrenworth, and Christopher Lehman
The Trouble With Boys by Peg Tyre
21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times by Bernie Trilling and Charles Fadel
Emily Post's The Guide to Good Manners for Kids by Cindy Post Senning
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck
Common Core Corner
Wonderful resource for parents regarding some of the changes you can expect to see in your child's academic program. Guides are available K-12.
A state-led consortium working to develop next-generation assessments that accurately measure student progress toward college- and career-readiness. Smarter Balanced is one of two multi-state consortia awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Education in 2010 to develop an assessment system aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by the 2014-15 school year. These assessments will replace STAR testing.