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

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 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

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 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

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 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.

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

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Luckily, Common Core–and many State standards–provide an excellent starter list of seven ways to blend technology into your everyday teaching: have digital ebooks included in your class library. have online libraries included with student resources.

Core Tech for Learning with ELA Common Core #ISTE2014

wwwatanabe

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. Table: Supplemental Information for Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards Writing readability and editor Sure, you can use the tools mentioned above to assess the readability of a student''s writing, but the following tool also includes editing.

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.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th. We are gearing up for another amazing year of the Library 2.014 Conference. It will share and explain all Flat Connections global projects and answer any questions teachers or leaders may have about how to take their classroom global.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Common Core–and many State standards–provide an excellent starter list of seven ways to blend technology into your everyday teaching: have digital ebooks included in your class library. have online libraries included with student resources. Include these as a normal part of their research experience, just like the school library. empower students to solve common tech problems so they can keep moving forward with their learning.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Owl Eyes does several things for reading literature: You can create a classroom and invite students. Browse or search the Owl Eyes library to see if your upcoming book is included. Create a classroom with your students. If you’re in a 1-to-1 classroom with iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device, this free tool is a MUST-USE. Edtech Apps that work From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis.

Making Math Meaningful with Virtual Math Manipulatives

The CoolCatTeacher

In light of the fact that NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and other organizations highly recommend manipulatives in the math classroom, today’s topic is essential for math teachers. To simplify the process for teachers, they’ve aligned their virtual math manipulatives to Common Core and State Standards. How can I use them in a math classroom to teach math? Places to Find and Use Virtual Math Manipulatives for your Math Classroom.

Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!

Kleinspiration

As the last few days of the summer fade away, many of us are in our classrooms preparing the last few touches for the upcoming school year. On a nearly annual basis, I find that one of the last things that I have left on my to-do list is maintaining my classroom library. This can be a frustrating task in a normal year, however it becomes a much more tedious process when faced with a number of common library challenges.

Not Just for Reading Class Anymore: 5 Tips for Teaching Literacy Across Multiple Subjects

Edsurge

The very first year I taught middle school science, I found myself teaching more reading lessons than I had ever expected—and that didn’t change when I switched to a middle school math classroom two years later. Dora Kastel may not be a traditional classroom teacher, but she and the team at the American Museum of Natural History have founded a number of professional learning programs and tools related to the Next Generation Science Standards.

Making a Case for New Balanced Literacy

MiddleWeb

Balanced Literacy Book Reviews argumentation balanced literacy school Becky McTague Capstone CCSS classroom discourse Common Core complex text graphic organizers Jennifer Wirtz Margaret Mary Policastro Maupin House school librariesMargaret Mary Policastro & Becky McTague offer real-world experiences in detailing how & why the New Balanced Literacy School is vital as schools move toward full CCSS implementation.

5 must-haves for school makerspaces

eSchool News

These skills–often referred to as soft skills, but also known as durable skills for their importance in the workplace–are a focus of 21st-century classrooms. Free lessons plans are ready for use online or in the classroom.

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

Edsurge

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 & LearningSocial studies is poised for a comeback in U.S. schools.

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How to use digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom

Hapara

There are many advantages to using digital textbooks in the K-12 classroom for schools and districts. They come from sources such as the Michigan Open Book Project, Core Knowledge, CK-12, OpenStax and OER Commons. Their focus is digital textbooks for the K-12 classroom.

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. When that takes too long or doesn’t work, they resort to classroom observations—because they’re easy to do.

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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. Common Core –how to use tech to deliver the promise of Common Core.

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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core lesson plan tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

Beginning that very first year in my Algebra classroom, I've strived to make it easier for educators to design their own curriculum. Beyond a library of PowerPoint slides, my mathematics curriculum evolved into a patchwork of in-house and free online resources following a scope and sequence specifically tailored to meet my students’ needs. They could easily access a library of lessons and assessments I’d created from scratch, or use.

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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. Common Core –how to use tech to deliver the promise of Common Core.

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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. Common Core –how to use tech to deliver the promise of Common Core.

Using Curriculet for Short Reading Texts & PARCC Prep

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I can assign novels, poems, short stories, and current event articles for my students to read, and they can answer Common Core aligned questions and quizzes in the text. Since it is web-browser based, Curriculet can be used on any device or computer which is a must for my BYOD, 1:1 one day a week with Chromebooks classroom. Anyone who wants to give their students reading short passages can access Curriculet''s ever-growing library of ready-to-use current event curriculets.

S'Cool Tools of the Week: Refugee Libraries Toolkit, 21Teach

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Refugee Libraries Toolkit Free! Refugee Libraries Toolkit : The Refugee Libraries website self-describes itself as “an attempt to reach across the library community to provide resources to better serve refugee populations.” But the site’s collection of reading lists, guides for doing policy outreach, and refugee camp case studies are useful for any high schooler or social studies teachers looking to bring messages of tolerance into the classroom.

Reading for the Jaded Student & All: Curriculet partners with USA Today

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

In addition to its free on-demand digital library filled with popular books, Curriculet now allows students to read news articles with embedded assessments that develop literacy skills and build subject area knowledge. Known as "curriculets," these integrated checkpoints focus on specific skills and Common Core Standards. common core curriculet digital Reading I''m super stoked for today''s announcement from Curriculet.

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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core lesson plan tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching.

Driving over Tukey's Bridge

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I greatly enjoyed working on creating questions, quizzes, and annotations for a young adult title, applying all that I''ve learned from teaching canonical texts like A Tale of Two Cities , Great Expectation s, Romeo & Juliet , Young Adult literature should have a place in the academic classroom. Dr. Jung Kim from Lewis University makes the case here for young adult literature in the classroom. common core curriculet delirium edtech Maine Reading young adult

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MC Assessment = Meta Cognitive Assessment

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The students should be stakeholders in their education and have accountability, responsibility, and be actively engaged in and out of the classroom. Does it align with Common Core Standards? assessment assignments BYOD BYOT common core cross-curricular edmodo flipclass flipped flipping literature paperless PBL project based learning Reading writing To be a progressive teacher, you find and do what works. Period.

6 Ways to Make Classroom Typing Fun

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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 By 3rd grade, Common Core discusses the use of keyboarding to produce work, i.e., CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.6

Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Thanks to this website, however, you get all types of educational content from National Geographic that safe to be shown in the classroom. The website gives you videos, images, and articles related to the questions and aligned with Common Core standards. It’s a great website for students at all levels; you just need to find the right video to show in the classroom. The Internet gives you opportunities to connect your students with classrooms from all around the world.

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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.

?Kahoot Pulls Back the Curtains for Studio, a Library of Ready-Made Learning Games

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So the company set out to make Kahoot Studio, a curated library of ready-to-play kahoot games for K-12 educators and their students. Housed in Kahoot’s free app and web-based platform, Studio launched today with kahoots (the company’s name for learning games and quizzes) aligned to Common Core standards for grades 5-12 in math subjects including Algebra, Geometry and fractions. Our primary focus is on schools and core curriculum,” says Harrell.

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.

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. iFormulae –simple library consisting of various formulae, equations with their example. Content is aligned with Common Core Standards. More math resources from Ask a Tech Teacher: Common Core Lesson Plans.

CommonLit-Free Informational And Literary Texts For Any Classroom

The Web20Classroom

I learned about CommonLit and after a few days of looking around and trying it out I am excited for the possibilities this could bring to any classroom. CommonLit is a growing library of over 500 literary and informational texts for students in grades 5-12. Then you can start browsing the library. Search by key terms or use any of the filters like theme or genre, even literary device (juxtaposition, tempo, meter, ethos, etc) or Common Core Literacy Standard.

3 Essentials for Success in a Blended [Literacy] Classroom

The Web20Classroom

The use of digital learning spaces has exploded in use in classrooms nearly everywhere. Blended Learning is different than merely integrating technology into the classroom. It provides all learners the ability and opportunity to contribute both openly and differently than they would in a traditional classroom. When done correctly, any classroom can benefit from the blended approach, literacy classrooms especially.

I Want YOU! Free, Virtual, & Global

The Daring Librarian

The Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference - October 3 - 5 "The virtual Library 2.012 conference is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. Attendance is free; sign up at Library 2012 to attend or to be kept informed." -- from the #Lib20102 site! No one can really fully teach you how to integrate wikis or other collaborative writing tools in YOUR classroom, for YOUR learners. I want YOU!

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Check out… Robotical!

EdTech4Beginners

When it comes to tech for the classroom – particularly STEM resources that usually have a higher price tag than any other subject, it’s important to make investments that give the best bang for your buck.