Conference Proceeding: Order in the Core: Using Common Core as Library Curriculum

The evidence of the Common Core is right before us. Librarians, like Robin Gluck and Ben Pastcan, are implementing the Common Core in conjunction with state school library standards. How? With the assistance of the book Inquiry and the Common Core: Librarians and Teachers Designing Teaching for Learning edited by Violet H. Harada and Sharon Coatney. There are three techniques to exercise the state library standards and the Common Core that I use in lessons: Inquiry, Reading, and Complexity of Text. The topics will be shown through three examples from the lessons Ben teaches: different writing styles (fourth grade), monitoring of the Internet (fifth grade), and the impacts of social networking online (sixth grade). Robin will share how she uses common core to drive her high school classes.