Common Core Reading Resource: Smithsonian Tween Tribune

Catlin Tucker

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. Teachers can easily differentiate instruction assigning articles written at a range Lexile levels to different groups of students within a single class.

Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

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MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to differentiate for student learning styles. Differentiation.

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Last Chance: Differentiated Instruction Online Class (MTI 563)

Ask a Tech Teacher

MTI 563: The Differentiated Teacher. Differentiation in the classroom means meeting students where they are most capable of learning. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to differentiate for student learning styles.

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

Kleinspiration

Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. Prodigy takes game-based learning a step further and provides teachers with a powerful set of reporting and assessment tools that allow them to easily identify trouble spots, differentiate instruction, and better manage classroom time. This helps with my planning and differentiation for my students.

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.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

One of the things that I really appreciate about MobyMax is the mix of direct instruction and the ability for students to discover learning on their own through discovery-based instruction. As a teacher, the continuous progress monitoring makes formative instruction that much easier. Because MobyMax is based on the Common Core, you can analyze data based on standards, student, class, school, or even district.

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

Edsurge

Together they shared their stories, found common ground and saw their preconceived notions about each other shattered. Carter spoke with EdSurge about how her podcast project came together, the ease of using the Soundtrap platform, and some of the ways educators can use podcasting to differentiate instruction and help meet core curriculum requirements. Connie Carter’s latest Maine-based Operation Breaking Stereotypes project was coming to an end.

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

Kleinspiration

Teachers, technology enthusiast, and administrators will gather to attend custom sessions that meet their specific interests. 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. group instruction.

Digital Storytelling and Stories with the iPad

wwwatanabe

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. Here are some of the Common Core Standards that digital storytelling and digital stories address: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

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

Edsurge

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. Many education technologies are not interoperable.

Design Your Digital Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

This session wasn''t about the ratio of students to machines, nor was it a prescription for using one type of technology. The focus was on how to use technology as a tool for learning to support all learners in the 24/7 classroom. Differentiated instruction and flexible learning paths work for everyone! Digital Differentiation Webinar Series in June.

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?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

Edsurge

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.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

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.”

Digital Storytelling and Stories

wwwatanabe

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. Background music and Creative Commons : If there is not music to choose from on the site, then find music that is legal to use in your video. Digital storytelling is an art form conveying a message.

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Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

5 technologies that support differentiated learning

eSchool News

It’s no secret that 21st century teachers and school administrators are under enormous pressure to differentiate instruction to enhance learning for all students, regardless of ability or their innate interest in the material. Technology: The Key Ingredient in Successful Learning Centers. Although the classic literacy or math center takes time to organize physically in the classroom, technology makes it easy for students to get to work quickly.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assessing differentiate instruction flipped learning learning management system mobile learning

Last Chance for this College-credit Tech-for-writing Class

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These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to drive authentic writing activities and project-based learning.

Monster Math

Technology Tidbits

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. For another detailed review check out iLearn Technology's blog. Monster Math is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. New Lesson Builder - makes it easier then ever to create, share, and view learning activities Differentiate Instruction - now easier w/ more efficient tools Side by Side - new view for for rubrics w/ documents, better organization, and synced calendars New Student Profile Browser Lockdown Below is a brief demo. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. Otus is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. assesing differentiate instruction learning management system mobile learning*Be sure to check out Otus at ISTE, booth #2152.

Station Rotation Model in Action (Video)

Catlin Tucker

I highlighted the benefits of working directly with small groups of students, using technology and station design to differentiate instruction, and maximizing the limited technology available in our low-tech classroom. In the videos above, I talk about how I am using StudySync , which is a cross-curricular, core literacy program with hundreds of digital texts, dynamic videos and multimedia lessons.

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A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. Form: An index of learning models, theories, forms, terminology, technology, and research to help you keep up with the latest trends in 21st century learning. Differentiation.

Last Chance for this College-credit Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why. At the completion of this course, you will be able to: Use technology to drive authentic writing activities and project-based learning. Use traditional and non-traditional technology approaches to build an understanding of good writing and nurture a love of the process. Be prepared for and enthusiastic about using technology tools in the writing class.

169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

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Category: Differentiation. These are like the games students love and teach important to Common Core standards as well as the demands of life. In fact, any chance you have, differentiate instruction. Collaborate with other teachers on cross-curricular planners that involve technology. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. Classroom management Problem solving Tech tips 169 tech tips differentiation

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Resource Review: Mentoring Minds

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Materials enable differentiated instruction, student practice, and teacher evaluation of progress. Professional development is available for teachers on core concepts like differentiation in the classroom, rolling out Common Core Standards, best practices for instruction, formative assessment strategies, and more. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6.

Renaissance Launches Major Updates to Star Spanish Assessments

eSchool News

Renaissance, the global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, has enhanced Star Spanish , its assessment platform for students who speak, or are learning to speak, Spanish, with new reports and the first authentic K–12 learning progression for Spanish available in the country.

4 Critical Characteristics of High-Quality Instructional Content

Edsurge

K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. K-12 educators are increasingly turning to digital resources to enhance instruction and address student needs. Educational Technology Support!

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Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. Prodigy is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. Teachers everywhere are using Prodigy to assess students through the educational portal that tracks students progress.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

This is an excellent site/game aligned to Common Core Standards for Grades 1st-6th. Also, the game has a unique learning engine which differentiates instruction and helps students w/ problem areas. Prodigy is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. Prodigy is one of the best free sites around for teaching Math by using Game Based Learning. Teachers everywhere are using Prodigy to assess students through the educational portal that tracks students progress.

Prodigy

Technology Tidbits

The game also is designed for differentiated instruction and adjusts for students who need help in certain areas, while being aligned to Common Core Standards. Prodigy is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits. Prodigy is a wonderful MMO educational online game for helping students Grades 1st-6th learn Math. This epic game immerses students in a fantasy world where they solve Math problems (addition, subtraction, area, etc.).