Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!
MARCH 29, 2013
common core math education IXL IXL Learning IXLLearning math enrichment math games for kids math intervention math practice math software online math program online math programs teaching technology Online Support for Pre-K - 8th Plus Algebra & Geometry - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL for the past several months with my own two children, Jacob (4) and Riley (8).
The best BYOD tech tools for the Common Core classroom
JUNE 21, 2016
With just 4 categories and less than a dozen tools, educators can hit a lot of Common Core standards. 21st Century Skills Common Core Digital Learning and Tools byod Google simple techHaving worked with this teacher for many years, I had always considered her a technology pioneer. Looking back, it’s easy to see how this could have happened.
With @ClassDojo - Go Paperless, Reach Common Core Standards, & Enhance Engagement!
MARCH 11, 2013
Reach Common Core Standards Instead of setting up a traditional class in Class Dojo, you can set up subject areas or units of study. Free Common Core "I Can Statements" for Pre-K - 3rd grade: click here Class Dojo Makes Sharing Easy Get Started Now with Class Dojo! Class Dojo is more than a behavior tool. My relationship with ClassDojo goes back a long way.
Personalized learning and Common Core: Mortal enemies?
The Herchinger Report
JANUARY 9, 2017
The consequences of failing can include sanctions for schools and teachers, and even school closure, and now the standards are more rigorous with 40-plus states having adopted the Common Core State Standards. The rigidity of the current standards-based system could present a problem as personalized learning tries to grow – although some hope advocates on both sides will find compromise that strengthen both ideas. “It’s helpful to have some common language that says here’s what fifth grade is, and here’s what sixth grade is. Kathleen Porter-Magee, fellow at the Thomas B.
Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect
MARCH 17, 2012
Flip your Classroom, Just Store your Favorites , Find Common Core Content, and Share your Lessons “ ClassConnect saves me time building lessons so I can focus on engaging & inspiring my students. Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core! CCSS Class Connect ClassConnect Common Core dropbox free lessons Pinterest The SMART Exchange
Scholastic: Common Core Fact vs. Fiction
NOVEMBER 11, 2012
My Interview with Scholastic Common Core: Fact vs. Fiction Scholastic is the home to some of my favorite teaching resources, and I''m honored to be included in their most recent edition of Scholastic Instructor. The article I''m featured in focuses on the inclusion of expository text in reader''s workshop. find that students are naturally curious. My students crave non-fiction.
How shifting to a UDL mindset enhances Common Core
APRIL 19, 2016
The implementation of the Common Core State Standards has been met with anxiety from administrators and educators at every level, because, like any major change, it can seem scary and overwhelming. Common Core Professional Development Special Education ccss professional development UDL Universal Design for LearningThis can be a stressful time for everyone.
13 Common Core facts for parents
AUGUST 13, 2015
As Common Core implementation continues in adopting states, parents say they often feel uninformed. By now, many parents have heard of the Common Core State Standards. But that doesn’t mean they understand why states are adopting the Common Core, what the Common Core will do for students, and how the standards are different from previous state standards.
Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources
MAY 16, 2016
He also talked about how he thinks policy shifts like the implementation of the common-core standards and the adoption of “open” educational resources are likely to affect the K-12 market, and his company’s work. It would be the absolute poster child for the common core, and the new way of teaching…in the long run, it will prove incredibly liberating for the profession.
Find and Pin All of Your Favorite Common Core Activities with @MasteryConnect!
JANUARY 1, 2014
Easily Find, Pin, and Save All of Your Common Core Resources One of the most popular ways in which educators collaborate using social media is through pinning. Mastery Connect is my favorite resource for all things Common Core. I''ve had their free app for years! You can click here to see more about this fabulous resource. The views in this post are my own.
Educators in the Middle East Tackle the Common Core
OCTOBER 16, 2015
About 200 educators will learn more about the common-core standards, which are implemented in American-curriculum private schools in the Middle East. Assessment Common Core International Education International Markets alisonburrows commoncore dubai internationaleducation middleeast normanwebb
Common Core Driving Schools’ Technology Needs
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
Frank Smith Most principals surveyed say they are increasing bandwidth, acquiring mobile devices to meet Common Core demands. Bandwidth Management Budgeting Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Management Networking
Teachers in Common-Core States Have Big Say in Choosing Resources, Report Suggests
AUGUST 9, 2016
Teachers of math and English/language arts in states following the common-core standards are playing a strong role in developing or selecting the classroom resources they use, a report has found. Teachers in the states aligned to common-core standards also reported relying heavily on resources selected or developed by their districts, said the report, released by the RAND Corporation.
Using Technology to Teach Common Core
OCTOBER 21, 2015
By Catlin Tucker Getting students to engage with common core doesn't have to be such a challenge. Technology can light the path. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content
School Supplies, Facebook and the Common Core
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
I was the fourth one in line. Standing directly in front of me were two moms that were obviously out shopping for school supplies. It is that time of year. Three-pronged folders, marble notebooks, some pens, a few book covers, a handful of binders, and some loose leaf paper was what I could see. What struck me most was how similar school shopping must have been twenty years earlier when that mom’s mother or father had taken her to the local store for back to school shopping. It struck me how as
Visual Instructional Tools Are Essential When Teaching Common Core Standards
JULY 18, 2016
When I first saw the long list of my classes’ ELA Common Core Standards, I remember feeling overwhelmed and worrying about how I was going to cover all of them in a single school year. I was being asked to teach approximately 60 standards in one year, a pace that I had never tried before. What I imagined was to take each standard, deconstruct it visually and place its core elements into a graphic organizer, and use it as a teaching tool for my students. Education Technology Common Core Policyknew this was going to test my skills and patience.
The Common Core and Digital Skills Development
Class Tech Tips
JULY 3, 2015
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is a powerful set of expectations for student learning that has been adopted by districts across the country. Teacher Tools Common Core edutopiaHere’s a preview of my post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! One of the phrases associated with this document is college and career readiness. As we prepare […].
Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core
MARCH 25, 2015
Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated. The progress reports highlight individual strengths and needs.
Coding in the Common Core
JULY 6, 2015
Photo Credit: Tara Linney Tara Linney Coding in the Classroom Learn about coding resources that meet the CCSS math and ELA requirements, and discover seven habits to help you teach what might be an unfamiliar content area
K-6 Reading Lessons: Common Core Aligned
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Step 2 : Browse lessons by Programs, Standards by State or Common Core, & Grade Levels You can do this part without even registering - yes, all for free. My main objective was to collect resources that were aligned to the Common Core. per their site : ReadWorks is presented by educators and the not-for-profit organization Urban Education Exchange (a 501c3). Really?
Where special education students are succeeding under Common Core
The Herchinger Report
JULY 7, 2016
Even though Ramirez is only in second grade, she’s already learning skills that hopefully will come in handy when she starts taking New York’s Common Core-aligned assessment tests next year. Gundersen is on one side of a sharp divide within the special education community that the Common Core has brought to the fore. Read more about Common Core. K-12 News
Elementary school teachers struggle with Common Core math standards
The Herchinger Report
JUNE 14, 2016
Depth of understanding was hailed by its architects as a cornerstone of the Common Core, a set of educational guidelines for what students need to know in each grade in English and math that have been adopted in 43 states and the District of Columbia. If the Common Core is to improve the math education of U.S. Read more about the Common Core. K-12 News
Join the @MasteryConnect Community and Connect with A World of Common Core!
APRIL 7, 2013
Mastery Connect = Your Home for Common Core Mastery Connect was putting together resources for the Common Core before the Common Core was even adopted by many of the states. They truly are the leader in all things Common Core! Grab the Free Common Core App! Connecting with Teachers is Easy! There is so much to offer.
Core Tech for Learning with ELA Common Core #ISTE2014
JULY 27, 2014
One of the #ISTE2014 sessions I attended was "Core technologies for the Common Core" by Kyle Brumbaugh and Elizabeth Calhoon. They had a great introduction to the Common Core and a plethora of helpful tools. Common Core ISTE In this post, I will share some of what I learned from them , and add in a few more resources, ideas, and tools.
SAMR Through the Lens of the Common Core
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners
NOVEMBER 29, 2013
One of my goals is to weave digital tools into the Common Core to design flexible, student driven learning experiences that are Above the Line as defined by the SAMR model. Join me and Infinitec as we look at some traditional learning tasks, align them to the Common Core Standards, and walk them up the SAMR ladder to show how to transform your teaching and "Teach Above the Line."
Adequate vs Suitable and the Common Core War
Brilliant or Insane
JULY 15, 2015
This is honorable–even […] The post Adequate vs Suitable and the Common Core War appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Opinion Common Core edchatBrilliant or Insane When we commit to improving, we often make adequate our priority. This makes sense, if you’ve been trained to look for deficits and mind the gap.
OpenEd.io for Common Core Educational Resources
Class Tech Tips
APRIL 20, 2015
Teachers can access content that is aligned to every Common Core Math, Language Arts, Literacy and Next Generation Science standard. ELA - Reading/Writing Math Teacher Tools Common Core Lesson Plans Next Generation Science It lets users easily find and assign resources from OpenEd’s pre-built lesson plans (lists […].
Can President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core?
NPR Learning and Tech
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Candidate Trump made clear he hates the standards. But what can President Trump do about it
Observing the Common Core Classroom
A Principal's Reflections
DECEMBER 26, 2012
Educators across the country are grappling with the Common Core Standards and the significant changes that have come with them. How do administrators tasked with observing teachers know what they are looking for in a Common Core classroom? In my opinion a great deal more training needs to be provided to principals on observing the Common Core classroom.
Common Core Quest
SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
Common Core Quest is an excellent free Android app for Math & LA grades 6th on up, and aligned to Common Core Standards. Students can then earn badges/ribbons for learning a Common Core Standard and teachers/parents can get detailed reports. highly recommend checking out Common Core Quest by clicking here !!! Below is a brief demo.
How a blended program can change Common Core math
OCTOBER 15, 2015
In the past few years, the Common Core has significantly altered the landscape in terms of mathematics education. The Common Core has also required more coherence in our curriculum. One of the biggest advantages it provides is preparing our educators for Common Core instruction through professional development, training, and information sessions.
Coding for the Common Core – Apps for Integrating Coding With Math and ELA
AUGUST 31, 2015
She present the session “Coding for the Core: [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Image Source Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].
Free Common Core Aligned Lessons and Web 2.0 Games to Play on your SMART Board!
MARCH 22, 2012
When you click on Common Core State Standards. videos, websites, files - no upload/download time ) Utah Education Network put together a fabulous selection Common Core lessons! Class Connect ClassConnect Common Core CommonCore Eric Simons free lessons free online storage open source lesson sharing teacher lesson plans analogy! Bonus : sharing with friends!
TPACK And The Common Core Webinar
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Show where I will be talking about the relationship between the Common Core and TPACK. Common Core TPACK webinar This Saturday at Noon EST, I will be a guest of the Classroom 2.0 If you haven''t heard a lot about TPACK or you want to learn more about it, this is a very fun format to join in the learning. It will take place online, in a Blackboard Collaborate room. It''s totally free and if you can''t make it, it will be archived. To join go here on Saturday morning. Speaking of archives, if you haven''t checked out the Classroom 2.0 Show Archives you are missing out.
What are the most challenging Common Core standards?
MARCH 16, 2015
New microsite provides free resources and sample lessons to help educators address the most challenging reading and math standards. A new look into how students handle some of the toughest reading and math Common Core standards could help educators identify where they need to spend more time. Common Core News Top News
Teach the Common Core with Mastery Connect!
OCTOBER 12, 2011
Mastery Connect: Teaching the Common Core just got a whole lot easier! This is so cool because now I can sign up (for free - or upgrade) and start immediaely connecting with teachers around the country to find ''just-right'' activities and assessments that are already aligned to the common core. Access the Common Core Standards Anywhere! CCSS Common Core Common Core App common core lessons Common Core State Standards connecting with teachers Mastery Connect MasteryConnect MasteryConnect App teach with the common core
School Leadership in the Common Core Era
A Principal's Reflections
OCTOBER 2, 2014
Check out their book titled Beyond Core Expectations: A Schoolwide Framework for Serving the Not-So-Common Learner published by Corwin. Why we have chosen to title this work Beyond Core Expectations is twofold. Who Are the Not-So-Common Learners? Students who are not performing at grade level in the core subject matters (Dove & Honigsfeld, 2013, pp. 2013).
Writing 2.0: Technology-Rich Approach to Common Core Writing
JUNE 19, 2014
Common Core writing requires students to create and publish writing online, and to interact and collaborate with others. Digital literacy is built into the Common Core Standards (Arizona College and Career Ready Standards for those of us in Arizona), and being able to effectively communicate and collaborate online and face-to-face is a skills-set we should cultivate in our classrooms.
Marrying Self-Regulation and the Common Core
JANUARY 28, 2016
Book Reviews Common Core Standards CCSS Common Core E/LA elementary eye on education Maria K. Marie C. White and Maria K. DiBenedetto offer a toolbox of strategies that teachers can use to help students become positive, self-regulated learners and practice self-efficacy. Linda Biondi found their description of a self-regulated teacher revelatory. DiBenedetto Marie C.
Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Are you wondering where to begin to adopt the Common Core Vocabulary Standards? These are often precise words that are used by the author in place of common words. The Common Core suggests that it''s important to target specific instruction on Tier 2 and and Tier 3 vocabulary words to help students develop deep understanding that cannot be acquired through independent reading.