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

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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! CCSS Class Connect ClassConnect Common Core dropbox free lessons Pinterest The SMART Exchange

4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

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A Product Review by Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. There are several reasons why Kids Discover Online is a fantastic website for middle and elementary science, history, and ELA teachers: Students can visually explore curated topics, finding connections in a safe space. After students read, they can take a quick assessment about the topic. Students can take an assessment just after reading.

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What Is Competency-Based Learning, Why Does It Matter?

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Every Classroom Matters episode 210 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Middle school points down to elementary. Elementary points to kindergarten. Even assessment changes with competency-based learning. Recent #nhedchat Twitter Chat on Competency Based Learning [January 26, 2016 Twitter Chat]. Common Core Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends Teaching

@Quizizz : Say Goodbye to Worksheets and Crosswords

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A conversation with Jon Corippo on episode 92 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @jcorippo. Jon’s core PL skills are focused on 1:1 deployment, Common Core, Project Based Learning, social media skills and Lesson Design. Contact Jon: jcorippo@cue.org Twitter: @ jcorippo.

Student Learners become Leaders of Learning – a LeRoy Finkel Fellowship Follow-up

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Jefferson Elementary #TigerTechTeam, 2016. TigerTechTeam is a student led technology club, affecting positive change beyond the doors of Jefferson Elementary, a rural school in California’s Central Valley, with 100% socio-economically disadvantaged students. While these students had worked for an entire school year with positive improvement in reading, writing, and math skills, the knowledge was not transferring to the technology-based state assessments.

3 Creative Tech Tools to Teach Writing

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This one is well-aligned with the goals of most popular writing curricula and the Common Core Standards: To build a foundation for college and career readiness, students need to learn to use writing as a way of offering and supporting opinions, demonstrating understanding of the subjects they are studying, and conveying real and imagined experiences and events. assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

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5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

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Felicia Durden on episode 170 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. And we really want to celebrate that difference, and what we have in common. Twitter: @ drdrdn.

Promoting Academic Discourse in the ESL Classroom

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A conversation with Greetzel Mojica on episode 88 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Twitter handle: @Mojica_CJUSD. I am a 6th-grade teacher at Crestmore Elementary school in the Colton Joint Unified School District, in Southern California. Assessment ELA/ ELL Teachers Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Science Teachers Teachers Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Developers Put Research to Work

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Twitter. Mindprint Learning provides a cognitive assessment developed for children that can be administered online. “Mindprint’s cognitive assessment was developed in the Brain Behavior Lab at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Mindprint continues to work with the researchers in the Brain Behavior Lab to expand the number of skills we assess. Computerized method for assessing cognitive domains. Graphite • Twitter.

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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And then, not two days later, I heard Twitter has reclassified their app as a news purveyor rather than a social media device. Once again: Who gets news from Twitter? No surprise news shows are littered with references to listener’s tweets and presidential candidates break stories via their Twitter stream. That’s newspapers, evening news, and anything considered ‘mainstream media’ They prefer blogs, Twitter, and Facebook.

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Nevada Escapes Federal Penalty After 2015 Smarter Balanced Testing Glitches

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In the Education Department’s March 11 letter to Nevada granting a waiver for testing requirements, Ann Whalen, who is delegated the duties of assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, noted Nevada officials’ concerns about the validity of Smarter Balanced scores from the spring that “ resulted in many students’ inability to access tests online or, in some cases, complete the tests once accessed.” Follow us on Twitter at @PoliticsK12.

Prodigy - free math game that helps students learn math while having fun

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Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. Prodigy takes game-based learning a step further and provides teachers with a powerful set of reporting and assessment tools that allow them to easily identify trouble spots, differentiate instruction, and better manage classroom time. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

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Image Creative Commons. In regard to Creativity, check out my last post, which covers facilitating and assessing Creativity in the classroom. Remember you can follow me on Twitter at @mjgormans. As always, I invite you to follow me on twitter ( mjgormans ).

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Multiple Choice

Digital Promise

a vibrant and accessible teaching guide packed with strategies for implementing Common Core standards using UDL. This is a fun exercise for students who are already active on Twitter, and also a good counting lesson for younger students. Assessing an audience and figuring out how to simplify a complex topic requires higher-level thinking and demands a true understanding of a topic, Novak says.

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Happy Holidays & a Look Back on the Best of 2012 from @KleinErin at Kleinspiration

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I get so excited connecting with you all though comments, contests, give-aways, conferences, workshops, webinars, Twitter chats, Linky parties, Facebook groups, Pinterest boards, emails, and more. Please take a moment and visit the sponsor of this site: - Mastery Connect : ( click here ) MasteryConnect makes it simple to share and discover common formative assessments and track mastery of state and Common Core standards.

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The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

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Thanks to Twitter, I connected with so many of my dear friends over lunch, group discussions, dinners, and parties. Chapters are organized around the familiar principles of the writing workshop: student choice, active revision, studying author’s craft, publication beyond the classroom, and assessment of both product and process. click here to add these amazing people to your Twitter network! * It addresses Common Core State Standards: RF.K.3.a

Students at the Forefront: Blended Learning & Math

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With the Common Core State Standards launching in 2009 and textbook publishers having to recreate their curriculums, many districts were left with their teachers having to come up with their own curriculum that met the new state standards. Luckily, the publishers have caught up and we are back to being able to adopt a Common Core aligned math program. Ann-Marie Skaggs has been teaching elementary school in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2005.

Part 1: Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Reading

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. As I explored the idea of technology, PBL, and the differentiated classroom I needed find some common connections and categories. There are other areas that also come to mind including student grouping, assessment, and interest. Also, check out Newsela for Elementary and note there is a also a comparison of a free and paid version.

Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

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iPads More Than Just Apps- Using the SAMR Model to Meet Common Core iPads More Than Just Apps-Using the SAMR Model to Meet Common Core from msedtechie and Classrooms Without Walls- Using Social Media to Connect Inside and Outside of the Classroom Classrooms Without Walls- Using Social Media to Connect with the School Community from msedtechie Here are a few other takeaways from this dynamic conference! Fake twitter feeds.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Mancenido (Undergraduate, Bachelor of Elementary Education - Special Education) 2:00am Connecting Education to the Cloud for Digital Citizenship - Chryssanthe Sotiriou, High School EFL Coordinator 3:00am Democratization: Stuctural Change of Regimen and of the Living Experience at Schools - Olek Netzer, Ph.D. Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject. Rod Federwisch & Karen Goss Assessing and Developing Modern Language Fluency For Global Communication - Harry Tuttle, Ed.D. Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses.

Literacy in the Digital Age: 9 Great Speaking & Listening Tools

Educator Innovator

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) stress the importance of communication, and challenge students to engage in conversation by using evidence to support an argument, while evaluating and listening to others’ perspectives. Additionally, by embedding formative assessment checks throughout the video and analyzing real time data based on student response, teachers can provide precise intervention or enrichment along with timely and specific feedback.

Resources from Miami Device

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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. See examples at varying grade levels of successful PBL projects aligned to Common Core and ISTE NET Standards and for various subject areas.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Burton Creating Student ePortfolios by Melissa Green Creative Learning Environments Promote Creative Thinking by Gail Casey Digital Authentic Assessment by Kati Searcy Digital Media Festivals for Elementary Students by Kass Bates Directing the Moral Compass: Teaching Digital Citizenship for Social Justice by Lesley Farmerr Enhancing Teacher Learning Skills Through Free and Open Online Training Sessions by Carla Arena Get Your Students Connected Globally Through Blogging by Paula L.

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can also follow us on Twitter for weekly updates, conference schedules and activities. ACTFL is an individual membership organization of more than 12,000 language educators and administrators from elementary through graduate education, as well as government and industry. Presenters: Barry Fishman (University of Michigan), Lori Takeuchi (The Joan Ganz Cooney Center), and Michelle Riconscente (GlassLab/NYU), Seeta Pai (Common Sense Media). Follow us on Twitter #liveclass20.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D. Assistant Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education) Using Scratch and Picoboards to teach "x", Maths and Science - Martin Levins, Director IT What''s The Connection?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Politico : Stolen “emails from the Democratic National Committee show DNC Deputy Communications Director Eric Walker telling his colleagues to avoid mentioning the Common Core in a video. Via Gawker : “ Black Elementary School Teacher Body-Slammed By Cop and Lectured on ‘Violent Tendencies’ of Black People.” ” The program in question: The Global Assessment Certificate program. Presidential Campaign Politics. Convention Week #2.

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