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Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect

Kleinspiration

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. I just an elementary teacher loving what he''s created and enjoying sharing it with others! Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core! Want to Create Videos Like Sal Khan? -

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

standards-based) school for at-risk youth, pre-packaged curriculum and assessments offered very little flexibility for personalization or modification. With students on my roster performing at a range of grade levels from elementary to beyond high school, I decided against bundled curriculum and textbooks and instead committed to building an in-house curriculum tailored to my students’ needs.

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How to Prepare for the SAT

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Khan Academy. Khan Academy, in partnership with the College Board, has designed a scaffolded SAT prep program that diagnoses the student’s level and takes them through practice questions in a step by step approach to prepare them for the real thing. Students gain exposure to rigorous content, master critical thinking skills, and have the opportunity to clarify common topical misconceptions. More on assessments: 12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning.

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3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

Most elementary age kids I know love math, but that changes when they matriculate to middle school. This goes well beyond Khan Academy’s online video training, into fantasy worlds of trolls and wizards, the type of activities most parents have tried to keep their kids away from. 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.

18 Distance Learning Tools with Sound Privacy Practices

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This is why Common Sense Education, with the help of our Privacy Program and its more than 250 district partners, provides privacy ratings on the learning review pages of hundreds of popular edtech products. Khan Academy.

Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

The Hechinger Report

Rogers Elementary fourth-grade teacher Sudhir Vasal created math lesson pathways so each child can progress at their own pace. Rogers Elementary School here set a three-alarm fire in the library. Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? Rogers Elementary Principal Lisa Lovato. We discuss their goals and what they are working on, and if they had an assessment we might talk about that,” she said. Dan D.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

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Tons of options, though pesky ads can annoy without a subscription Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Target skills and differentiate with dynamic practice and assessments Bottom line: Rich with content-aligned assessments, printable worksheets, and progress analytics. Khan Academy. Khan Academy Kids.

43 Apps, Games, and Websites Transforming This Year's Classrooms

Graphite Blog

Tons of options, though pesky ads can annoy without a subscription Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home. Target skills and differentiate with dynamic practice and assessments Bottom line: Rich with content-aligned assessments, printable worksheets, and progress analytics. Khan Academy. Khan Academy Kids.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

About two years ago Houston Independent School District , with its 283 schools and 215,000 students, went in search of an LMS that would help teachers create and use coursework that was both digital and aligned to Texas state standards (Texas pointedly does not use the Common Core). Khan Academy modules or math manipulative units from Motion Math) and then take a unit assessment to “prove what they know.”.

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The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

It is a profoundly undemocratic force whereby unelected billionaires funnel money into efforts to reshape public education policies – expanding charter schools, pursuing alternative forms of teacher certification, promoting the Common Core State Standards, encouraging merit-based pay for teachers, and popularizing the narrative that education technology is the key to “personalization.” This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.