Teaching & Learning

The Teaching and Learning team is committed to supporting schools and teachers in instruction, academic policy, STARS, and Advance. Reach out to us to learn more about how we can support your school.


    • Learn more about routines that help students make their thinking visible. For more information reach out to your Affinity Instructional Lead (contact information for your core team here).

    • Access resources that used to live on the Common Core Library. Lots of curriculum and instructional resources available.

    • Word Generation is an elementary/middle school vocabulary development program used in the NYCDOE's Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI).

    • Created in collaboration with Phil Daro, co-author of the CCSS-Mathematics, this tool helps administrators with "look-for"s for Common Core-aligned math instruction.

    • Are you a science teacher? Looking for big ideas that connect science study and move beyond facts and into scientific skills and thinking? Check out the NGSS!

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