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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. 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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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Common Core

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics.

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. Next, pick an activity from the sequence — say, walking into the classroom and sitting down.

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

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. 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.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$. All Common Core testing will be done online.

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It’s Time for Social Studies to Make a Comeback. Here Are 3 Insights for Educators.

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Take digital citizenship, an area that is evolving before our eyes, and one that by definition cannot possibly be taught from print materials. As these issues permeate the classroom, we remember the goals we put first and foremost when developing our content library. Education Technology Common Core Digital and Media Literacy Student Voice Diversity and Equity Student Engagement Arts and Humanities Teaching & Learning

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

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take time this summer to review them with you. grade levels include keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher – -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher –what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: PBL

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher –what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher –what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech Survival Kits put everything a teacher needs to tech-ify their classroom into one package. The specific resources depend upon your need: K-5 tech teacher – -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

6 Ways to Make Classroom Typing Fun

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take digital notes (using Evernote, OneNote and similar). use online tools for core classes (Wordle, Animoto, Story Creators). If you’re a Common Core state, keyboarding shows up often in the Standards, but can be summarized in these three ways: Keyboarding is addressed tangentially –students must be able to type pages in a single sitting (see CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.6 keyboarding is required to take Common Core Standards assessments in the Spring.

32 Math Apps for a Rigor-infused Classroom

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Here are some great math apps for iPads and smartphones that add rigor and automaticity to your classroom: AIRR Math –student centered math activities in AIRR Math promote a strong, solid foundation for students’ success throughout their educational experiences. Elevated Math –Elevated Math provides initial instruction or intervention on math topics that cover place value, estimation, large digit addition all the way through Algebra I (two years of math instruction!).

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

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists. TeachersPayTeachers (digital only).

Ten Reading-with-Tech Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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Here are ten of the top reading-related articles according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: How do I create a classroom library checkout system? 3 Digital Tools to Encourage Close Reading. Common Core Reading–What if Students Don’t Like Reading. 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.

10 Things to Think About Before You Post

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Common Core State Standards ) We''ve been using their Week in Rap news feature in our MHTV school TV studio since they landed on the hip hop education scene in 2008 ! So, when I heard that they were teaming up with the awesome Common Sense Media people, to put out a music video about Digital Citizenship, - I was SO excited! common sense media digital citizenship facebook flocabulary twitter vine week in rap

7+ Websites to Teach Financial Literacy

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The program is free, takes about eight hours (depending upon the student), and can include printed materials as well as digital. It also includes a teacher’s guide, a series of lesson plans, and the Common Core standards addressed.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Ever since I started Classroom 2.0 I''ve looked forward to holding an event specifically about Ed Tech in the classroom. Classroom 2.0

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Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. The lesson plans are optimized for a lab setting or a classroom.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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It provides reading resources either uploaded by the teacher or selected from the platform’s library of thousands of fiction and nonfiction books (some free; some through Prime plans), Common Core-aligned lesson plans, videos, or simulations. Once teachers create an account, they set up their classrooms either by importing student lists from Google Classroom, Microsoft, Clever, or Edmodo, or by providing the class join code to students.

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Why Game Based Learning Is the Right Choice for Remote Teaching

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SplashLearn is an easy-to-use COPA-compliant, Common Core-aligned math curriculum for grades Kindergarten-5th that uses game-based learning to teach mathematical concepts. How does game based learning and programs like SplashLearn address the unique needs of the remote classroom?

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

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. Tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

3 Free/Freemium Tools for Rubrics

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For registered users, there’s a vast library of rubrics created by members that can be used. Common Core Rubric Creator. Essay Tagger’s Common Core Rubric Creation Tool is an easy way to create rubrics that address exactly the Common Core standards important to you. Create the assignment rubric in your teacher dashboard, including categories and core elements. You can use a standard format or the Common Core-aligned rubric tool.

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5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

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Remember how intimidating it is to walk into a teacher’s classroom. Encourage parental involvement in the classroom. Show them you value their time by explaining the best way they can help as a classroom volunteer. demonstrate how to use the school online library/lunch order system (or similar). help them understand Common Core math, or the school’s math program (i.e., Help in/out of the Classroom.

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

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. Tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

10 Most Popular Tech Tips and Click-throughs in 2017

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6 Ways to Make Classroom Typing Fun. 13 Reasons For and 3 Against Technology in the Classroom. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe? 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How. What are Common Core keyboarding standards? Mousercize –the original from PBC Library.

Why Blended Learning Fits Your Class, 3 Issues to Think About, and 5 Easy Ways to Begin

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When the Internet arrived, I — as did my colleagues — adopted it mostly for two reasons: 1) research — in place of the library, and 2) rote drills, such as supporting math practice. Using the Internet in classrooms has morphed from optional to organic. Blended learning occurs when an education program combines Internet-based media with traditional classroom methods. Digital books are aligned with state standards and Common Core.

Tech Ed Resources–Classes

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. All are online, hands-on, with an authentic use of tools you’ll want for your classroom. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher.

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. In our rapidly changing digital world, I see no need for schools to be constantly consuming ream after ream of paper. All content is Common Core-aligned.

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35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, and lab teachers–gathered virtually for three-five-week-classes that included: The Tech-infused Teacher. The Tech-infused Classroom. We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options.

3 Comic Creators That Will Wow Your Students

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It’s equally appropriate for fiction and nonfiction and does a solid job of reinforcing Common Core standards related to writing in a fun, agile way that appeals to students. Storyboard That is a leader in online digital storytelling thanks to its comic-based themes, clean layout, varied strip layouts, and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. Here’s how it works: Students can be added to a teacher’s classroom either manually or via class codes.

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Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. Sunday, April 26th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: 10 Ways to be a Rock Star Teacher in your Classroom , Are you interested in creating dynamic hands on lesson plans that leave your students wanting to come back to class the next day?

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

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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. Tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

eSpark–Self-paced Learning for Math and Reading

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eSpark works on all devices–desktops, Chromebooks, iPads (with the free app)–pretty much whatever digital device you use in your classroom. This can be incorporated into Google Classroom or another LMS that you use. Create assignments from scratch or from an on-demand library where teachers select skills, grade level, and students to be targeted. It works with Google Classroom–now that’s exciting.

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

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Click on any of the titles below to read our full review of the tool's classroom potential. What's more, many of these reviews also include a link to our privacy evaluations -- before choosing any tool for your classroom, be sure to check them out. Since we have over 3,000 apps, websites, and games reviewed for classroom potential, chances are we've already got a listing for it. Bottom line: Practice core subject skills with fun games at school or at home.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more (12 topics in all). Summer PD 2015 just ended.

Zap Zap Math–Gamify any Math Curriculum

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Zap Zap Math is a free gamified way to teach math skills that’s tied to many national and international standards (like Common Core). 10 Ways to use it in your classroom. This could include the grade-level teacher, computer lab specialist, library media specialist, and more. 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.