Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. AATT Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. 1-3 to get a 25% discount on select Common Core resources from this link !


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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core State Standards

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Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. AATT Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Common Core

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Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. AATT Classroom Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review

K-6 Reading Lessons: Common Core Aligned


Step 2 : Browse lessons by Programs, Standards by State or Common Core, & Grade Levels You can do this part without even registering - yes, all for free. Step 5 : Begin collecting titles of books for your lessons from the amazing Read-Aloud Book List The list is wonderfully categorized by grade level, concept, and title. My main objective was to collect resources that were aligned to the Common Core.

School Supplies, Facebook and the Common Core

Tom Murray

Three-pronged folders, marble notebooks, some pens, a few book covers, a handful of binders, and some loose leaf paper was what I could see. I was the fourth one in line. Standing directly in front of me were two moms that were obviously out shopping for school supplies. It is that time of year. What struck me most was how similar school shopping must have been twenty years earlier when that mom’s mother or father had taken her to the local store for back to school shopping.

Scholastic: Common Core Fact vs. Fiction


My Interview with Scholastic Common Core: Fact vs. Fiction Scholastic is the home to some of my favorite teaching resources, and I''m honored to be included in their most recent edition of Scholastic Instructor. They love to seek answers to their questions and dive deep into non-fiction books. blogs in class CCSS Common Core digital media Nell Duke non fiction common core non-fiction Scholastic Scholastic Fact vs Fiction Scholastic Instructor Scholastic Magazine teaching

School Leadership in the Common Core Era

A Principal's Reflections

Check out their book titled Beyond Core Expectations: A Schoolwide Framework for Serving the Not-So-Common Learner published by Corwin. Why we have chosen to title this work Beyond Core Expectations is twofold. Second, we advocate for the development of an action plan for educating the not-so-common learners that is research-based, achievable, and reaches beyond any current educational reform initiative for school improvement. Who Are the Not-So-Common Learners?

Get Common Core Ready: Achieve Dynamic Student-led Discussions

Catlin Tucker

Note: For educators interested in incorporating online discussions into their curriculum, my first book Blended Learning in Grades 4-12 provides resources and strategies to support this shift. Interested in technology tips to help you teach the Common Core? My book Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology will be published in June 2015 by Corwin.

10 Common Core Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are ten of the top Common Core tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: 13 Ways Blogs Teach Common Core. Common Core Breathes Life into Keyboarding. Common Core requires publishing. Dear Otto: What are Common Core keyboarding standards? 7 Ways Common Core Will Change Your Classroom. 7 Common Core Ways to Assess Knowledge. How to Align Technology with Common Core State Standards.

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

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As they work, students “…construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others…” More specifically (Common Core Appendix C): introduce claim. It’s been said that inside 70% of us is a book crying to get out. write the book.

Districts report ‘major problems’ finding Common Core resources

eSchool News

Years into Common Core, teachers lament lack of materials. So curriculum director Tammy Baumann and her team took the books apart, literally. It was a time-consuming but necessary response, Baumann said, to what appears to be a near-universal lament of teachers as they page through textbooks and websites: a lack of high-quality teaching materials aligned to the Common Core Learning Standards that have been adopted by most states. Common Core News Top News

MLA Commons CORE and Open Access


The Modern Language Association recently announced an exciting open-access project, Humanities Core , funded by the NEH. The announcement explains the project: The MLA and Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $60,000 start-up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to begin development of Humanities Commons Open Repository Exchange, or Humanities CORE.

Graphic Organizers For Common Core ELA


With its comprehensive collection of CCSS-ELA graphic organizers, The Visual Edge provides a very visible way for students in grades 6-12 to approach Common Core-related standards. Book Reviews Common Core Standards CCSS Common Core Dog Ear Publishing E/LA graphic organizers high school history Joyce Depenbusch middle school Sargy Letuchy science social studies visual learners

Marrying Self-Regulation and the Common Core


Book Reviews Common Core Standards CCSS Common Core E/LA elementary eye on education Maria K. Marie C. White and Maria K. DiBenedetto offer a toolbox of strategies that teachers can use to help students become positive, self-regulated learners and practice self-efficacy. Linda Biondi found their description of a self-regulated teacher revelatory. DiBenedetto Marie C. White middle school Routledge self regulation self-regulated teacher

Beyond “Unpacking” the Math Common Core


Common Core Sense: Tapping the Power of the Mathematical Practices supports the incorporation & implementation of the Mathematical Practices into daily teaching. Book Reviews mathematics Christine Moynihan Common Core common sense Linda Biondi mathematical practices StenhouseIt features real teachers, real examples, and real student reflections, says reviewer Linda Biondi.

10 Strategies Help You Hack the Common Core


Hacking the Common Core by Michael Fisher is the book on the CCSS that many teachers have been waiting for, says reviewer Rita Platt. Book Reviews Common Core State Standards CCSS close reading Common Core Hack Learning instructional shifts learning progressions level up michael fisher mike fisher novel parents rigor Rita Platt Times 10 Publications vigor vocabulary

Creatively Teach the Common Core with Technology

Catlin Tucker

Educators today are facing two major shifts in education–a move to the Common Core Standards and increasing pressure to teach students with the technology they’ll be expected to use in their lives beyond high school. I’ve written Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology to support English, history/social studies, and science teachers as they shift to the new Standards using technology. My book is now available for preorder !

How a blended program can change Common Core math

eSchool News

In the past few years, the Common Core has significantly altered the landscape in terms of mathematics education. The Common Core has also required more coherence in our curriculum. As part of our push toward integrating technology and the Common Core, we adopted a new curriculum in grades K-5, called Stepping Stones , which combines print books with online student activities and a central portal for teachers.

Core Tech for Learning with ELA Common Core #ISTE2014


One of the #ISTE2014 sessions I attended was "Core technologies for the Common Core" by Kyle Brumbaugh and Elizabeth Calhoon. They had a great introduction to the Common Core and a plethora of helpful tools. Lexile : This site helps you find the lexile range, and recommended books for that range. Here''s an example of the Newsela teacher dashboard Online books Project Gutenberg : Free ebooks that are available for free download (in the USA).

How to Navigate the Common Core with ELLs


Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull-Sypnieski’s guide to implementing the common core with ELLs is a comprehensive "incredibly user-friendly" resource that projects care and respect for teachers, students, and the education profession as a whole, says teacher Rita Platt.

Scholastic's First Thanksgiving Full Common Core Unit Plans with Videos and Printables!


The First Thanksgiving Scholastic has put together NEW Common Core-aligned lesson plans to introduce your class to the real story of the first Thanksgiving. If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 My class starts by doing a daily shared reading using the book, If You Sailed on The Mayflower in 1620. There are interactive guides, lesson plans, activities for centers, printable reproducibles, virtual field-trips and more!

Can Digital Visual Learning be used to Teach Common Core ELA, History, & Science


Visual Digital Tools can Play a Meaningful Role in Teaching Common Core Subjects Yes, it can. Book Reviews Making the case for Education Technologies _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics Digital Instructional Tools for Common Core Digital Instructional Tools for ELA Digital Instructional Tools for History Digital Instructional Tools for Science visual tools for teaching common core

Where special education students are succeeding under Common Core

The Hechinger Report

She’s in the process of writing a paragraph about a book her teacher read out loud to her class. The question she needs to answer is projected on a screen: “Choose a lesson you learned from this book. Even though Ramirez is only in second grade, she’s already learning skills that hopefully will come in handy when she starts taking New York’s Common Core-aligned assessment tests next year. Related: Can special education students keep up with the Common Core?

Writing 2.0: Technology-Rich Approach to Common Core Writing


Common Core writing requires students to create and publish writing online, and to interact and collaborate with others. Image adapted from Nick Aldwin CC: BY, NC Leading Change and examples of technology-rich writing Recently, I had the pleasure of presenting with Shauna Hamman at the Arizona Department of Education''s Leading Change conference about a technology-rich approach to AZCCRS (Common Core) writing. What skills are most desired by employers?

Common Core: Sound Education Practice or Bad Gamble?

The 21st Century Principal

Now that 45 states (and 3 territories) have adopted the Common Core Standards, edu-preneurs and opportunists have gone into overdrive, churning out tons of materials, programs, and trainings to help schools and school districts implement these standards. Not a day goes by that I don''t receive 15 or so emails from companies and individuals offering their wares and promising successful and complete implementation of the Common Core Standards.

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?


For states adopting Common Core, the standards apply to kindergarten, laying out what students should be able to do by the end of the grade.* Carlsson-Paige is professor emerita of education at Lesley University and co-author of the study “Reading Instruction in Kindergarten: Little to Gain and Much to Lose,” which criticizes the Common Core standards for kindergarten.

Can Common Core reading tests ever be fair?

The Hechinger Report

Her favorite books are from “ The Magic Tree House ” series because, “I can imagine I’m in the places they’re talking about,” she says. Esteves’ teacher gives her books to take home, part of the school’s push to keep students reading outside of school. In last year’s statewide Common Core-related PARCC test, just 24 percent of the students at Esteves’ school met grade-level expectations in reading and writing, a category called English language arts and literacy.

More than five years after adopting Common Core, Kentucky’s black-white achievement gap is widening

The Hechinger Report

It’s been over five years since Kentucky adopted the Common Core, guidelines for what students need to know in math and the English language arts in each grade. students graduating from the K-12 system are college and career ready, Common Core has ramped up academic expectations that schools everywhere, including those in Kentucky, are still far from meeting. Related: Common Core ignores underprivileged students — and testing will lead to more achievement gaps.

Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review [Book]

The CoolCatTeacher

Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review by Billy Krakower, Paula Naugle, Jerry Blumengarten (Eye on Education, 2015). This book designed especially for grades K-8 classrooms. I’m excited to review this book. My favorite thing: The book organizes by month! I knew when I saw this book several months ago that it was going to help lots of teachers and their students connect. This book makes it easier. My Book Review.

BoomWriter Delivers a Free Common Core Aligned Personalized Literacy Tool

The 21st Century Principal

By blending writing and technology use—two skills of increasing importance for success in the 21st century world—BoomWriter provides teachers and students the necessary space to explore creativity, hone writing skills, and develop a deeper understanding of literary elements, all while aligning with the Common Core. Once finished, BoomWriter will even convert the project into an actual published book containing the names of all of the participating students.

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

Education with Technology

Here are the ten examples I showed at my English + Common Core + Mobile ISTE 2014 Poster Session: Based on CCSS Anchor Statements: L.2 Evaluate audio recording of a book chapter on mobile and predict for next chapter. English Common Core Mobile Activities. Take a Conventions Mobile Online Quiz to pick the incorrect sentence from four choices (capitalization). Tell about a mobile picture of a place far from your home by using space organization.

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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It’s easy to see why when you look at fundamental programming concepts: abstraction and symbolism – variables are common in math, but also in education. Besides Math Standards, Alice supports these Common Core writing skills: 8.3a Critical thinking Problem solving coding common core hour of code programming

Must Have Books for Reading Workshop!


Power Reading Workshop: a Step by Step Guide by Laura Candler This summer, my friend, Laura Candler , sent me her two most recent books on reading workshop. basic components and tools) Teacher Preparation (steps 1 - 3: materials, conference notebook, finding books) Basic Reading Workshop (10 daily lessons to launch your workshop) Power Reading Tools (12 tools to use as you continue your mini-lessons) In the image above, you can see a segment from her forth chapter, Power Reading Tools.

Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

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The idea of using inquiry to drive change is both inspired common sense and not entirely obvious. The result is this book with a simple rationale: Education leaders must position themselves as inquirers. The book is organized into three sections: Learning from and with Students, Collaborating with Teachers and the School Community , and Leading System-level Inquiry. But be forewarned: This book is not for the faint of heart. More education book reviews.

@MasteryConnect Partners With Solution Tree


Mastery Connect is a learning community which helps foster mastery of the common core, facilitates discussion and sharing amongst educators, provides unique tools for tracking results, and has many, many more features. Common Core Common Core App Common Core State Standards Mastery Connect online professional development professional books for teachers Rick DuFour Solution Tree

What Parents Need To Know About the Common Core (technology tips included)

Saving Socrates

What Parents Need to Know About the Common Core and How They Can Help Their Children The Common Core is an attempt to nationalize the curriculum creating common core standards in grades K-12. In addition, they have ensured that these standards will be measured by creating tests (albeit not necessarily a national test) to test the acquisition of this core knowledge.

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources


Those of us who are transitioning to Common Core standards know that text complexity will affect the rigor in our classrooms. Teachers and librarians who use Accelerated Reader (AR) in their schools need to take into consideration that the AR levels (ATOS) are changing to adapt to the higher reading levels in Common Core. ATOS analyzer -- On this site you can find the ATOS scores of books as well as your own documents. I read that book in college!

Let’s Talk About Habits of Mind

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” It’s the kids without their nose in a book that notice the world around them, make connections, and learn natively. They share the same goals with at least three other widely-used education systems: 1) Common Core (as close as America gets to national standards), 2) the International Baccalaureate (IB) program (a well-regarded international curriculum, much more popular outside the US than within), and 3) good ol’ common sense.

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool

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When you purchase, tell us which two books you’d like in the Comment portion of the PayPal Buy button (or email Zeke dot Rowe at StructureLearning dot net). One-volume curation of the most common tech problems and issues your child–and you–face using technology for education. AATT Materials Reviews Videos bundles common core product review