Common Core Reading Resource: Smithsonian Tween Tribune

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Interested in more 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.

Prodigy Math Game: Game-Based Learning for the Common Core

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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. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.

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Oregon adopts K-8 Common Core math programs

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Common Core programs use research-based approach to help students learn reasoning, critical thinking. The Oregon State Board of Education has adopted Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready and Ready Common Core math programs for use in all K–8 classrooms across the state.

Vivid Vocabulary, Common Core, & Tech Integration Tools

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With the shifts of the Common Core , students need to spend time learning both Tier 2 and Tier 3 words in a variety of ways. By interacting with vocabulary, students absorb the word''s meaning and learn to appropriately use it in a variety of contexts ( Common Core Appendix A ).

327 Common Core Aligned Playlists from MentorMob & LearnZillion

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

MentorMob and LearnZillion have teamed up to create a comprehensive collection of Common Core aligned learning playlists perfect for providing students with easy access to guided learning experiences. Currently there are 327 Common Core aligned playlists ready and available for free on the MentorMob site. The newly added LearnZillion Common Core aligned lessons focus on the use of narrated video for instruction.

STEM, PBL, Common Core, and 21st Century Learning

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Water quality in Mrs. Goucher''s and Mrs. Martinez'' 4th grade classes This was a collaborative project between two classrooms, capitalizing on each teacher''s strengths while differentiating for the learners. What overlaps do you see between STEM, PBL, Common Core, and 21st century learning?

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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Those of us who are transitioning to Common Core standards know that text complexity will affect the rigor in our classrooms. 21st Century Learning Common Core differentiated instruction The Internet is a key resource for text complexity.

Podcasting So Accessible, Even a ‘Technophobe’ Can Do It—and Teach It

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Together they shared their stories, found common ground and saw their preconceived notions about each other shattered. How can podcasting help teachers differentiate instruction and teach creativity, critical thinking and communication skills?

Most English lessons on Teachers Pay Teachers and other sites are ‘mediocre’ or ‘not worth using,’ study finds

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One of the most popular English lessons in the instructional marketplace Teachers Pay Teachers is a unit on how to teach William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” But otherwise, instruction in this Shakespeare unit rarely goes deeper than a surface understanding of the text.

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Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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Adaptive, Personalized Learning for Literacy Instruction in Blended Learning Environments What Is Lexia Core5 ? Lexia Reading Core5 is an online literacy program developed with an instructional model and scope and sequence based on research published in numerous peer reviewed journals.

Digital Storytelling and Stories for the Desktop

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It is great differentiation for all students including ELs , gifted, and special needs. Here are some of the Common Core Standards that digital storytelling and digital stories address: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Digital storytelling is an art form conveying a message.

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

6 Conferences In 5 Days at #SDEevents for Educators This Summer in Vegas!

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I''m leading 12 sessions over three days for the following conferences: Power Up , Differentiated Instruction , and I Teach 1st. Erin offers tools for meeting the Common Core by integrating technology into your instruction and building the digital media skills of your young learners.

Collaboration and Management in Google Apps

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21st Century Learning collaboration Common Core differentiated instruction PLN Professional Development Original Photo Credit: star5112 via Compfight cc Adapted by Tracy Watanabe Two heads are better than one. October is Connected Educator''s Month.

Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

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It is great differentiation for all students including ELL, gifted, and special needs. Common Core Standards Many specific content standards can be addressed through digital stories. I select music from the list suggested by Creative Commons.

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

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Little did I know this experience would eventually propel me to help develop a school operating system that tackles technology issues plaguing educators and supports them with more opportunities to offer individualized instruction. I generated logins for my students and started “blending” instruction using the free content from these publishers.

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Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

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As I gained more experience teaching, I realized the most effective curriculum for students should provide a variety of options for assessment and instruction. Well-designed and differentiated curriculum affords teachers the opportunity to help students meaningfully connect with the subject matter and expand their skill sets. “We’ve blocked three days off leading up to the first day of school for curriculum and lesson planning. You’ve got time to plan ahead.”

?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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What’s more, game-based learning (GBL) can address some of the most common roadblocks encountered by math teachers and students alike. Grouping math students to target instruction has become widespread, with students often placed in one of three categories—intervention, advanced, and somewhere in the middle. Intervention students can get stuck in a deficit model of instruction that repeatedly focuses only on they skills and knowledge they lack.

Digital Storytelling and Stories

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Images and Creative Commons : When the tool doesn''t have built in images, have students create their own images, take their own photos, or find photos that have Creative Commons Licenses , and have them properly cite the photo either on the same page as the picture or at the end.

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Design Your Digital Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Differentiated instruction and flexible learning paths work for everyone! Digital Differentiation Webinar Series in June.

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Take 5! for Science: 150 Helpful Prompts

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is a handy science resource targeted for K-5 teachers that can also help differentiate instruction in higher grades, says Laura Von Staden. Take 5! The year's worth of prompts will help young students to tie science, writing and critical thinking together.

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

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These lessons contain all sorts of dynamic media as well as being aligned to Common Core Standards. For my Pinterest board on Differentiating Instruction click here. assessing differentiated instruction educational resources lesson plans

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

PracTutor

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PracTutor is aligned to Common Core Standards and each state curriculum. Finally, PracTutor generates detail reports making it easy for teachers to differentiate instruction. Android differentiate instruction educational apps mathPracTutor is an excellent all-in-one mobile (iOS/Google Play) app for Math grades K-8th. However, an educator can customize their own curriculum and even create their own worksheets.

Teachley: Mt. Multiplis

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This is great for Game Based Learning as well as Differentiating Instruction, and has high replay value for students. Also, Teachly is aligned to Common Core Standards. differentiated instruction educational apps iPad math Teachley: Mt.

mySkillBoard

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mySkillBoard is a nice new site for differentiating instruction. Also, an educator can align student skills to Common Core Standards and even use it on any mobile device. For my Pinterest board on Differentiating Instruction click here. differentiated instruction The way this is done is by an educator inputing student data into mySkillBoard and then being able to assess students through different visualizations.

The Never-Ending Story: Procedures vs. Understanding in Math

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In getting from Point A to Point B, the visitor may be given instruction that consists of taking main roads; the route is simple enough so that he is not overburdened by complex instructions. 1994) Cognitive load theory, learning difficulty, and instructional design.

ExitTicket

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ExitTicket is a fantastic new student response system that allows educators assess student performance and then differentiate instruction in real-time. Students can view their assessment scores that are aligned to Common Core Standards. For my Pinterest board on Differentiating Instruction click here. differentiated instruction educational app student response system

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile learning

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile based learning

Prodigy

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This super fun highly engaging game designed for grades 1st-6th and is aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy, even has a unique learning engine which allows the game to differentiate instruction and help students w/ areas they are struggling in.

Monster Math

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Also, Monster Math adjusts skill level based on a user's performance and differentiates instruction accordingly (ideal for self paced learning). Finally, Monster Math has lots of replay value as there are lots of levels and worlds to explore, and is aligned to Common Core Standards.

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Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning