New Jersey Department of Education Announces
Common Core Model Lesson/Unit Plan Awards
The New Jersey Department of Education recently announced the Common Core Model Lesson/Unit Awards initiative to recognize exemplary lesson and unit plans developed by New Jersey educators aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in ELA/Literacy and mathematics. NJ teachers, in any content area and at any grade level, are invited to submit a lesson or unit using the NJDOE template. Lessons and units that are recognized as exemplary will be posted on NJcore.org with a special designation and teachers will receive a financial award.
- A teacher or team of teachers contributing a lesson plan that earns an exemplary score will receive an award of $200, an official endorsement of their lesson plan, and state recognition.
- A teacher or team of teachers contributing a unit plan that earns an exemplary score will receive an award of $500, an official endorsement of their unit plan, and state recognition.
More information about the program and the templates can be found at:
The core mission of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is to promote Holocaust education in the State of New Jersey. On a continual basis, the Commission shall survey the status of Holocaust/Genocide Education; design, encourage nd promote the implementation of Holocaust and genocide education and awareness; provide programs in New Jersey; and coordinate designated events that will provide appropriate memorialization of the Holocaust on a regular basis throughout the state. The Commission will provide assistance and advice to the public and private schools and will meet with county and local school officials, and other interested public and private organizations, to assist with the study of the Holocaust and genocide.
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Phil Kirschner, Esq.
Dr. Paul B. Winkler
State of New Jersey
Commission on Holocaust Education
P.O. Box 500
Trenton, NJ 08625