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LDC Product News & Updates for May

Literacy Design Collaborative
May 24, 2017

This month’s product newsletter is dedicated to LDC products in action and there is no better place to aim this spotlight than Mississippi. Led by Superintendent Dr. Sue Townsend, Rankin County School District (RCSD) is an ideal model for this type of profile for a number of reasons. The district has been hard at work implementing what started as a three school initiative, transforming it into a district-wide effort. 

Rankin County School District: A Model for Sustainable Professional Learning

Angela Bennett-Glock
May 23, 2017

Rankin County, MS has been busy! College and Career Readiness is in high gear throughout the district. The Rankin County School District, under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Sue Townsend, in partnership with the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), and the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC), opened its doors last month (April 2017) for a fantastic few days of collaborative work and professional learning.

May LDC i3 Highlights

Literacy Design Collaborative
May 16, 2017

Each month we collect success stories from the LDC i3 community and deliver them straight to you. Here are some the highlights of the work from MS 390 in the Bronx, NY, and Liberty Boulevard Elementary School in Los Angeles, CA.

LDC in Action: May Community Spotlight

Literacy Design Collaborative
May 10, 2017

LDC is a community of practice that includes educators from across the country working in collaboration to improve the quality of student learning.

Hamilton-Inspired Tasks for Your Classroom

Jennifer Bowman
April 27, 2017

LDC is thrilled to announce the addition of The Hamilton History Task collection to the curriculum library in LDC CoreTools. Created by LDC expert Susan Weston, this collection includes four tasks inspired by the Broadway sensation, Hamilton: An American Musical.

LDC Product News and Updates for April

Literacy Design Collaborative
April 26, 2017

This month we have exciting news about two new LDC module collections (including a Hamilton-inspired collection), a peer review training in Nashville, and professional development opportunities for you this summer. 

Peer Review Training: Register Now for Nashville’s Workshops!

Nicole Renner
April 25, 2017

LDC Peer Review Training

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9 Pitfalls to Check for When Reviewing and Designing an LDC Task

Literacy Design Collaborative
April 24, 2017

Creating an LDC Task and designing your work backward can be tricky, especially for those new to LDC. Here are some common pitfalls to check for when reviewing and designing LDC Tasks.

LDC’s i3 Project Hosts Two Bi-Coastal Open Houses Showcasing Work of Teachers

Literacy Design Collaborative
April 18, 2017

The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) was awarded a prestigious Investing in Innovation (i3) federal grant in order to work with a cohort of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE schools). The program includes two years of professional development and coaching support at no cost to the participating schools. Recently LDC’s i3 Project hosted two open houses in Los Angeles and New York on March 28 and April 4, 2017, respectively, and LDC’s i3 Grant Project Directors have recapped their experiences.

LDC in Action: April Community Spotlight

Literacy Design Collaborative
April 12, 2017

LDC is a community of practice that includes educators from across the country working in collaboration to improve the quality of student learning. Here are some highlights from our latest newsletter.

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