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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Today: Common Core Bundle. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Today: Common Core Bundle. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core State Standards

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Today: Common Core Bundle. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Common Core

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Today: Common Core Bundle. Included: 5 books (including 70 lesson plans). 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

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.

Writing 2.0: Technology-Rich Approach to Common Core Writing

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Therefore, every classroom must teach digital literacy as part of literacy, and not something separate. Common Core writing requires students to create and publish writing online, and to interact and collaborate with others. We must design lessons that incorporates digital mediums for students to communicate and collaborate with others. Some of those ideas include: Instead of a research paper, students shared what they learned from research on the blog.

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. Leaders need opportunities to learn from the ‘inside’ of other leaders’ experiences, doubts, and all. 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.

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Besides the availability of any of the tech ed resources at Structured Learning, here are two kits designed especially for homeschools: Homeschool Survival Kit.

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. Remaining Open to Continuous Learning. I then point out connections to Common Core, the IB Program, and the common sense your grandma shared with you. Students exhibiting the attitude of commitment persist in their own learning, persevere no matter the difficulties. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool Class

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Besides the availability of any of the tech ed resources at Structured Learning, there are two kits designed especially for the home school: Homeschool Survival Kit.

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

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I love reading, but there are so many books out there, it’s challenging to pick the right one for my education needs. She curated a great list of essential tech-minded books for today’s teachers. I recommend the following eight books which were written with tech-minded teachers in mind. Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times. Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age. Reviews Book Reviews

Tech Ed Resources for your Homeschool Class

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. Besides the availability of any of the tech ed resources at Structured Learning, there are two kits designed especially for the home school: Homeschool Survival Kit.

6 Tech Activities for Your Summer School Program

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Service Learning. 15 Digital Tools in 15 Days. citizenship/ethics/etiquette. Perspective taking’ is an important skill to learn. 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. Tech tools learned may include videocasting and audiocasting.

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

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Even the ones who love it put in lots of extra time to do one or more of the following: learn tech tools and then teach their students. learn tech tools only to discover it’s not what they need. learn a tech tool they love only to have it either disappear or switch to a fee-based program. rework existing lesson plans in the school’s mandated digital program that too often, changes every year. Treat them exactly as though they were print books.

How to Compare and Contrast Authentically

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Common Core Standards recognize the importance of this skill by addressing it in over 29 Standards, at every grade level from Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade. Whenever I have a chance, I ask students to make a choice between two–or more–digital tools that can be used to solve a problem or prepare a project. It starts with a change in mindset: You aren’t teaching a tech tool, you’re teaching its application to learning.

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Dear Otto: Can We Eliminate Blogs–Teachers Hate Them!

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We can’t meet them where they are ready to learn if we’re afraid to enter that geeky room. Kids love learning with blogs, iPads, apps, online webtools–that sort. It is moving slowly but inexorably away from print books and paper tests to a cloud-based environment that makes learning available from anywhere, to anyone. Common Core expects teachers to use internet-based tools in their teaching, to ask students to find resources through online sites.

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. Creating an online graphic organizer on the animal kingdom doesn’t necessarily conflate with knowing how to compare-contrast (a skill mentioned thirty-eight times by Common Core between kindergarten and eighth grade). Digital Citizenship.

2 Martin Luther King Day Lesson Plans and a Book

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Common Core aligned. Aligned with Common Core. Interactive book for young readers. The graphics are clean, colorful, and highly visual, and the length is short making this a perfect book for reading to students during a unit on civil rights or as a nightly bedtime story. 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.

May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

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While I''ve written quite a bit about assessing writing (ad nauseum) via digital means, reading instruction and assessment have remained a primarily paper-based enterprise in my class. While students can create projects, take quizzes, write responses digitally via BYOD and 1:1 using Google forms and docs, I''ve been missing a digital method for close reading of texts in my bag of instructional tricks.

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

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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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. 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.

Why Game Based Learning Is the Right Choice for Remote Teaching

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Today, because of the changes in education, the use of games to reinforce learning, to teach, and to engage students in their own education has become one of the most effective tools to bridge the gap between school-based and remote learning. It’s called Game Based Learning (GBL).

6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

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That means new teachers must learn how to teach science, technology, engineering and math on-the-job. 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. Can you point to the person responsible for turning your students into good digital citizens?

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

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All of them, I’ve found, are well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding. TeachersPayTeachers (digital only).

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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Actively Learn is a freemium online education platform that allows students to read a book (or some other document), make comments, answer questions posed by the teacher, and even collaborate with others. What is Actively Learn. Actively Learn is a high-functioning ereader for ELA, social studies, and science students in grades 2-12. If this is the first time they’ve logged in, they can start with a quick how-to on using Actively Learn.

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Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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All of them, I’ve found, are well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

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

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The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 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. Idea Sparks are designed to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for their students with Chromebooks. Learn more about ASSISTments.

Let Students Learn From Failure

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Too often, students–and teachers–believe learning comes from success when in truth, it’s as likely to be the product of failure. As teachers, it’s important we reinforce the concept that learning has many faces. Common Core expect students to write-edit-resubmit. Some won’t, but those who do will learn much more by the process. Think about your favorite book. “We learn from failure, not success.”

10 Tips for Digital Storytelling You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are eight of the top Digital Storytelling articles according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: 9 Best-in-Class Digital Storytelling Tools. Storyboard That–Digital Storyteller, Graphic Organizer, and more. Digital Storytelling Apps. Digital Storytelling Websites. Common Core Writing–Digital Quick Writes. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Tech tips Writing digital storytelling

2 Free Martin Luther King Day Lesson Plans

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Designed for grades 4-7, it’s aligned with Common Core and ISTE Standards. . Common Core and ISTE alignment. Interactive book for young readers. The graphics are clean, colorful, and highly visual, and the length is short making this a perfect book for reading to students during a unit on civil rights or as a nightly bedtime story. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Subscriber Special.

Thirteen Writing-with-Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Tech Tip #124: Editing is Easier with Digital Writing. Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. Common Core Writing–Digital Quick Writes. a bundle of lessons on support Common Core writing standards. 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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

33 Resources for Read Across America Day

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Here are seventeen online libraries with a wide variety of free/fee books: Actively Learn –add PDFs of your choice to a library that can be annotated, read, and shared. Great Books Online by Bartleby. Internet Archive — Internet Archive offers over 12,000,000 freely downloadable books and texts. Librivox –free public domain audio books. Loyal Books. Many Books– Over 33,000 ebooks that can be browsed by language, author, title. .

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

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All of them, I’ve found, are well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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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. In this class, you’ll learn what topics to introduce, how to unpack them, and how to make them authentic to student lives. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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All of them, I’ve found well-suited to the task of scaling and differentiating tech skills for age groups, scaffolding learning year-to-year, taking into account the perspectives and norms of all stakeholders, with appropriate metrics to know learning is organic and granular. This includes books, ebooks, articles, webinars, mentoring, and more. K-6 tech teacher- -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices granularly in their learning.