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Integrating Technology Using the SAMR Model to Meet Common Core in the Classroom

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There are many practical ways educators can move their students t hrough the SAMR model (Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition) through technology integration, to extend learning, to meet the common core standards and develop lifelong learners. This is why we need COMMON CORE : It Highlights the importance of using technology as a tool for learning! Common Core has many places for tech tools to be used to meet objectives!

169 Tech Tips #160–14 Assessment Strategies

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to so many daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #160–14 Assessment Strategies. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Does student save to their digital portfolio? Does student use core knowledge (i.e.,

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6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

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15 Digital Tools in 15 Days. citizenship/ethics/etiquette. As they work, students “…construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others…” More specifically (Common Core Appendix C): introduce claim. Educational links. –click for more detail and assessment rubrics. Educational Links. Educational Links. how to digitize photos to use on phones/desktops/a slideshow. digital cameras, iPads, and email programs).

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. Accomplishing this so it serves educational goals isn’t as much about knowing how to use the tools as constructing knowledge in an organic, scalable way. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.

17 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day

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Because I teach graduate classes for educators, I talk to lots of teachers all over the country. Despite the claims of tech gurus that technology makes the job of teaching easier, few educators see it that way. rework existing lesson plans in the school’s mandated digital program that too often, changes every year. the digital devices–computer or Chromebooks or iPads–won’t work on the Big Day. Use a digital timer for quizzes or other events.

Writing about Grading Writing (Again)

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Progressive : students peer edit and self assess using guided structure provided by teacher Techie Traditional : teacher uses Google forms with the Autocrat , Doctopus , and Goobric scripts, as well as other online rubric tools to assess student work. Techie Progressive : teacher designs the rubric and assessment process on a Google form using the Autocrat script and the students peer edit each other.

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. delivered digitally to your school or District.

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The Final Product Students type up an outline for their case and is an individual grade assessing ability to follow directions, craft a legitimate argument and demonstrate understanding of outline format. Students would create a digital portfolio of crime scene photographs, videos of witness'' testimonies, and/or scenes from the mock trial. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

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By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! Here’s how Google describes it : “ The Chromebook App Hub , an online resource to help educators, administrators and developers work together to learn about Chromebook apps and activity ideas for schools. Educators Resource Page – a resource page with tips and resources for educators, including guides to privacy and safety.

6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

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Knowing that, there are six Best Practices teachers in the trenches suggest for integrating technology into classroom instruction: Digital Citizenship. Many schools now provide digital devices for students, often a Chromebook or an iPad. Both are great devices, but represent a sea change from the Macs and PCs that have traditionally been the device-of-choice in education. Can you point to the person responsible for turning your students into good digital citizens?

Last Chance for this College-credit Tech-for-writing Class

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Educators participate in this five-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop to learn about widely-available digital tools that will help their students develop their inner writer. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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Here are the four I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Classes in Remote Teaching

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital search/research.

9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

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Common practice was to assign a chapter to read in a textbook and then a worksheet to assess student knowledge. Now there are dozens of online free educational videos that address most every academic topic imaginable. And they’re put out by recognized names in education — Khan Academy, BBC, Microsoft, Teacher Tube, as well as textbook providers like Origo. education_com. When I started teaching, videos were a rarity.

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How to Prepare Students for PARCC/SBACC Tests

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By starting these tasks in Fall, you’ll be ready when yearly assessments arrive in April-May: Between March and June, 2015, nearly five million students in 11 states and the District of Columbia completed the PARCC and Smarter Balanced testing to measure student accomplishment of Common Core State Standards in the areas of mathematics and English/language arts. Tests were administered via digital devices (though there are options for paper-and-pencil).

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College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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Here are the four I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Online College Credit Classes Forming

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher. Teachers will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, and publish digitally. Assess student technology use organically.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital search/research.

Silent Reading vs. Independent Reading: What’s the Difference? (plus digital tools to assess IR)

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Teacher monitoring, assessing, and support during IR. The authors also cite the Common Core Anchor Standard that addresses independent reading: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.10. Assessing Independent Reading. The challenge then is: how do I assess independent reading? Next is a list of tools that I have observed teachers using for assessing independent reading. Teachers can set up a digital form to capture any type of information.

A new resource guide from Kiddom: Standards-based Grading for ELA and Social Studies

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This guide clears common misconception and offers best practices. This inherent challenge further amplifies common misconceptions about standards-based (or competency-based) grading. For more on how to use Kiddom in your classroom, check out their website and other free resources available for educators. . How to Align Technology with Common Core State Standards. News assessments

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College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

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Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital search/research.

NaNoWriMo: An #EduAwesome Project for Your #BestYearEver

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Bonus: the online NaNo community serves as a perfect avenue for teaching (and practicing) digital citizenship. Common Core aligned : While “Common Core aligned” doesn’t really make my heart sing, the reality is that most of us must use curriculum that meets certain standards. Stay tuned over the next couple months for a few more posts on the NaNoWriMo project: getting your classroom ready, getting your students ready, assessing their work, and publishing.

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

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We teachers recognize it is our fiduciary responsibility to fulfill state and national education standards that prepare students for college or career. Many of us find students benefit greatly when the school employs curriculum-based assessments to measure progress. Because by teaching, assessing knowledge, tracking progress, and personalizing to student needs, we can determine if students are accomplishing what they must to complete the work of learning.

Tech Ed Resources–Certificate/College Credit Classes

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By request; delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network.

EdmodoCon Guest Post #2: N. Dale

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You can follow Mrs. Dale''s educational adventures on her very impressive blog : Mrs. Dale is a whiz with implementing tech tools in her classroom. Stibaly Johnson) Navigate and utilize the Common Core Consortium website.(Stibaly Let students digitize their work samples by having them take a picture of their written work for assessment.( digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon

What is Standards-based Grading?

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Today, many educators want to not only evaluate progress at a point in time but optimize that against the ongoing standards their school mission is built on such as Common Core, International Baccalaureate, NGSE, or TEKS. Here are details you’ll like: All relevant teacher information is included on the teacher dashboard with links to dig deeper into standards, students, assessments, assignments, and more. Education reform Reviews assessments pedagogy SBG

Visible Learning and John Hattie

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That includes everything from Common Core to the IB philosophy, from Depth of Knowledge to Project-based Learning. That’s when I heard about John Hattie at an education conference I attended and his concept of Visible Learning. John Hattie is a teacher but more significantly, he’s an education researcher. His life’s goal is to determine what education strategies work best for the largest number of students. Assessment is about my impact.

What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

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The ideal would be to have all assignments, assessment, and submittals for each student curated in one spot that automatically updates as the year progresses–and provides actionable reports. Here are details you’ll like: All relevant teacher information is included on the teacher dashboard with links to dig deeper into standards, students, assessments, assignments, and more. Teachers create assessments aligned with pre-selected standards.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

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Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why. By the time educators finish this class, they will be ready to implement many new tools in their classroom. Online education Teacher resources mti pd summer pd

How to Prepare for the SAT

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Taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) has become a right-of-passage for high school students as they leave formal education and enter the next phase of learning. The site includes over 1200 SAT questions written by experienced educators and designed to be similar to what students will find on the real test. Students gain exposure to rigorous content, master critical thinking skills, and have the opportunity to clarify common topical misconceptions.

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3 Free/Freemium Tools for Rubrics

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Rubrics are a well-accepted, even transformative tool for assessing student knowledge over a breadth of criteria. The pre-online versions weren’t dynamic or flexible, couldn’t be re-used, and few teachers had the time or energy to build these summative, purpose-built assessments. Educational applications. But: There are no education accounts, so each student must create their own. Educational applications. Common Core Rubric Creator.

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Tech ed Resources–Online Classes

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Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. Building Digital Citizens. Delivered digitally to you.

How to Prepare for the SAT Essay

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While it traditionally is an assessment tool for college-bound seniors, more and more high schools are choosing it as an exit exam for graduating seniors (such as these changes in Ohio and the State of Washington ). Driven in part by the educational imperative to minimize student testing, what better solution than a test already heavily vetted as being inclusive and cross-cultural that many students are familiar with. Education account, desktop or mobile device.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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Here are the ones I’m currently offering: The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher. Teachers will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, and publish digitally. Assess student technology use organically.