English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook

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English Common Core Mobile Activities. I recently published English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook. Use these 150+ different mobile activities to guide your students in learning and demonstrating the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Statements in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading, and Writing. Over 98% of the suggested apps are free and work on both Android and iPad.

English +Common Core +Mobile = Success (ISTE2014 Poster -details)

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Here are the ten examples I showed at my English + Common Core + Mobile ISTE 2014 Poster Session: Based on CCSS Anchor Statements: L.2 Present mobile recorded news to two different groups (HS class and elementary class). English Common Core Mobile Activities.

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English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

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In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities.

Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Neo LMS

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. Blended or flipped environments also are not ideal in an elementary school setting because so much of teaching in these grades is dependent on modelling and direction.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

Because MobyMax is based on the Common Core, you can analyze data based on standards, student, class, school, or even district. It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review.

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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Most elementary age kids I know love math, but that changes when they matriculate to middle school. DimensionU is a collection of engaging interactive multiplayer fantasy games for grades 2-10 (some can be played solo) that focus on core skills in mathematics and literacy.

Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

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Fundamental programming concepts include: abstraction and symbolism–variables are common in math, but also in a student’s education. sequencing–knowing what happens when; mentioned in Common Core standards for grades 1 through 5.

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3 Great Special Needs Digital Tools

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Sonocent offers a school pack that includes lesson plans and sample files for elementary and high school.

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Rediscovering @CK12Foundation Flexbooks And More!

The Web20Classroom

There are Flexbooks for middle school and even some for Elementary Math. All the content is Common Core aligned so you can be sure its high-quality and timely. There are also apps for Apple and Android devices that can provide an even more rich experience.

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Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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They can search based on subject matter, video topic, Common Core or state standard, or simply browse a list of videos. I read recently that 70% of millennials get their news from Facebook. Really?

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Wonder Workshop Introduces New Applied Robotics Curriculum for Middle Schools that Gives Students Voice and Choice in STEM Learning

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Wonder Workshop, creators of Dash & Dot robots used in over 20,000 elementary schools worldwide, has released a new applied robotics curriculum to help students discover their own pathways of STEM learning.

Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

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At Dayton Hall Elementary School in Charleston, South Carolina, kindergarten teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, Kristi Meeuwse, chose to pilot Tangible Play by Osmo because it is hands on and manipulative in nature.

Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015

Technology Tidbits

Mobile App Top 50 Sites/Apps of 2015 * Seesaw - Excellent free mobile app (Android/iOS) for students creating digital portfolio w/ educational portal. Sketch Nation - A great free site/app (iOS/Android) for creating games. WhatsDue - A cool new free mobile app (iOS/Android) for keeping students and parents up to date on what is happening in the classroom. Mystery Word Town - The excellent mobile (Android/iOS) app that uses Game Based Learning to help learn and spell words. *

Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

However, what does that look like for early elementary grades (K-3)? Technology Integration and the Common Core by Andrew Miller The CCSS call us to integrate technology in intentional and meaningful ways to have students meet rigorous standards.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

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We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

Lesson Study? There’s an App for That

MindShift

One of the standards for mathematical practice in the Common Core is to “ construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others. The app is not available for Android devices because the nonprofit did not have the funds.

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5 Ways ELA Teachers Can Use Graphite

Graphite Blog

Best Common Core ELA Tools for Elementary Schoolers. Sometimes you have something very specific in mind, whether it's a tool you've used or a unique need (such as Android apps for grammar practice). If you're an ELA teacher, Graphite has a lot to offer. So much, in fact, that it can be overwhelming at first. No need to worry. Whether you're new to Graphite or just looking for a refresher, this primer can help.

Best EdTech of 2016

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In 2016 the Common Sense Education editorial staff evaluated close to 170 apps, games, and websites for learning potential and classroom implementation. Price: $1.99; Platform: Android, iOS; Grades: Pre-K–3. Price: $7.99; Platform: iOS, Android; Grades: 1–4.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “New Test Pitched As Alternative to Common Core-Focused High School Exams.” has been making its way through the conservative blogosphere,” writes Catherine Gewertz, “which is pitching it as a tool for families who don’t want their children taking college admissions tests that reflect the Common Core State Standards.” Education Politics. “ New Education Law: Bipartisan No More.”

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