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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

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The K-12 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech for grade level state standards and school curriculum. K-12 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-12 Tech Curriculum

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The K-12 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. K-12 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

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Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what technology should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, and community service with tech. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

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Here are twelve ideas: Teach programming with Scratch, Alice, robotics, and Minecraft. These are like the games students love and teach important to Common Core standards as well as the demands of life. Assess knowledge, but remember: Assessment isn’t static —nor is it ‘bad’. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, and community service with tech. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

3 Digital Tools to Encourage Close Reading

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‘Close reading’ entered the teacher’s lexicon with this Common Core literacy anchor standard: Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text. Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, 2011, p. All content is Common Core-aligned. The reading voice is a bit robotic for me.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum. For Middle School, they are designed for the grading period time frame typical of those grade levels, with topics like programming, robotics, and community service with tech. K-8 Student Workbooks (digital only) are a great addition.

6 Stand-alone Lesson Plans for Subs

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This collection of six stand-alone lesson plans are designed to complete important techie learning tasks, assess existing knowledge, or integrate technology rigor into class inquiry. Knowing key placement is an important part of any keyboarding curriculum and should be assessed once a grading period. The Digital Citizen. Draw a student on the Smartscreen and have students add all the digital devices they use on a daily basis.

Need a New Job? Here’s What You Do

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Digital portfolio sites. Rather than a two-page printed document that can be lost and serves only one user, a digital portfolio posts your resume online, in an easy-to-understand format. Here are suggestions for digital portfolio sites: Wix. A free site that lets you collect all the pieces of your experience into one nicely-formatted digital place. Set up a digital portfolio that includes the following categories: Teaching philosophy.

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. Many topics include thorough teacher resources such as lesson plans and assessments. Of great utility to curious students is a series of over 400 video shorts (most two-five minutes) on topics such as robots, ancient civilizations, and nature — all searchable by topic and date. They can even create quizzes to assess their learning.

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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Blackboard Ally is an accessibility solution that helps make digital class content in a learning management system (LMS) more accessible for all learners. Ally is designed to integrate with a school district’s existing LMS and automatically runs class materials through an accessibility checklist that looks for common accessibility issues. The video is part of Impero’s work to support schools in keeping students safe online and promoting good digital citizenship.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Friday, August 15th at 10am Google EdTechTeam Summit: Five Skills to Help You Discover, Use, and Share Great Digital Tools for Learning , As technology is integrated into classrooms, teachers need to know how to discover and use quality tools for learning, while meeting Common Core standards. Learn how you can achieve these five skill with Graphite, a free service by Common Sense Media. Assessments can be fun, challenging, and memorable.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Google Summit - Student App Development - Maker Education - Reinventing Higher Ed

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We''re about to announce three additional conferences for 2015: Maker Education, Reinventing Higher Ed, and Digital Citizenship. Conference strands include Game-Based Learning: How to Use Games in Educational Settings, Games & Assessment, Connecting Educators With Game Developers: Make Your Voices Heard, Students as Content Creators & Game Designers, Research on Game-Based Learning, and Professional Development. How does your library manage digital collections?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] Digital Wish : Two new videos - The Importance of Technology in American Schools and The Need for a Shift to Mobile. Get to know SnapThought – one of our assessment tools – and the new game Sortify, which adds another dimension to playful assessment. To meet these challenges, educators must teach digital citizenship, an essential digital age skill that students need to become safe, responsible and respectful participants in a digital world.