SmartPD Modules

Module 1: Implementing CCSS: Plan for Learning

This module focuses on helping teachers to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in schools and classrooms. Throughout this module, participants will learn professional terminology and concepts related to CCSS for today’s classroom. Participants will also learn about the standards, how to integrate and differentiate instruction and assessment for them, and how to construct an instruction unit and aligned lesson plans for classrooms. This module was designed specifically to help teachers in their preparation for the implementation of CCSS in their classrooms and to award professional badges (MSDE credit) and credit for completing the module expectations.