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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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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. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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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. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core State Standards

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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. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Common Core

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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. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

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. Popular shortkeys are to open programs, activate tools, and take screenshots using the digital device’s native tool.

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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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. ” 2010 was also the year that the Common Core Standards Initiative was enacted in response to numerous indicators of low student academic performance. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010. ” 1:1 + Common Core = $$$$$.

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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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Today: K-12 Technology Curriculum. The K-12 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech for grade level state standards and school curriculum.

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

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In this post I would like to introduce you to way that you can ensure the standards are amplified, and not ignored, by the integration of educational technology. They include; One-Half Day PBL Splash, Full Day PBL Starter; and a One-Half Day Technology Workshop dedicated to amplifying standards and process using Technology. Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards. “We Common Sense Media – A wonderful teacher vetted tools.

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

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Today: K-12 Technology Curriculum. The K-12 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 Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. K-6 tech teacher- -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

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. International Library. Open Library. More reading resources: Common Core Reading lesson plans. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: Survival Kits

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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core lesson plan tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. K-6 tech teacher- -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. 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.

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.

39 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. International Library. Open Library. More reading resources: Common Core Reading lesson plans. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 25 years.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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K-8 Technology Curriculum. 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. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

Tech Ed Resources for Your Classroom: PBL

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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. K-6 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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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core lesson plan tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. K-6 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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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. Includes K-5 tech curriculum, Common Core tie-ins, tech problem solving, classroom posters, 60+ webinars, and 1:1 coaching. K-6 tech teacher- -what tech skills to teach when so students can use digital devices to granularly in their learning. Available in print/digital .

Kids become teachers: Helping out at a Senior Center

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A popular service learning endeavor is teaching technology skills to those who don’t have them. In any number of homes and schools across the nation, students are more comfortable with using digital devices than many adults. In this lesson plan, students will teach a group of seniors how to use common technology to help them manage their life and relationships better. Use technology and digital media strategically and capably.

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. The Actively Learn library includes short stories, textbooks, poems, primary sources, plays, novels, and non-fiction, as well as materials specific to the science and social studies content areas.

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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. Class exit ticket –complete a five minute summative digital activity.

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. Andrew Carnegie The technologies of the Internet and the Web are reshaping where, when, and from whom we learn--and even how we think about learning. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0 conference - Library 2.014 - also opens today. Common Core Writing Prompts.

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Storyboard That–Digital Storyteller, Graphic Oranizer, and more

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Storyboard That is a leader among online digital storytelling tools thanks to its comic-based themes, clean layout, vast collection of story pieces, varied strip options, and intuitive drag-and-drop interface. Students can map out ideas, write stories, or relay events in a comic format using Storyboard That’s huge library of backgrounds, characters, text boxes, shapes, and images. I love using Storyboard That to create avatars as part of a discussion on digital citizenship.

Read Across America Day

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Open Library. Stories to read—International Library. First Site Words (fee)–focuses on the core vocabulary your children will need throughout their lives. More reading resources: Common Core Reading lesson plans. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. Many people in the United States, particularly students, parents and teachers, join forces on Read Across America Day, annually held on March 2.

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

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Today: the K-8 Technology Curriculum. 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. grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

52 Resources for Read Across America Day

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Here are seven online libraries with a wide variety of free/fee books: Bookopolis. International Library. Open Library. First Site Words (fee)–focuses on the core vocabulary your children will need throughout their lives. More reading resources: Common Core Reading lesson plans. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

10 Most Popular Tech Tips and Click-throughs in 2017

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As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems which I share with you. 13 Reasons For and 3 Against Technology in the Classroom. 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How. What are Common Core keyboarding standards? Mousercize –the original from PBC Library.

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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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. Once joined, students follow step-by-step instructions to create either a comic strip, a digital story, or a graphic novel.

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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. 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.

Cyberbullying Facts and Other Student Safety Concerns That Will Astound You

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Students are creating an increasing amount of digital drama on social media, email, mobile apps and online collaboration tools. ” Diana Graber, co-founder of Cyberwise, an online resource for adults seeking to help kids be safe and productive online, started the webcast with some statistics and information about her middle school digital citizenship media literacy program called Cyber Civics. “We want to guide them to be better digital citizens.”

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

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The first review: the K-8 Technology Curriculum. 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. Topics include keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, domain-specific vocabulary, webtools, visual learning, and more.

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. Wednesday, April 29th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass , Join Common Sense Education for a webinar to celebrate the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass.

32 Math Apps for a Rigor-infused Classroom

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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!). 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.

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

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The first review: the K-8 Technology Curriculum. 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. Most (all) grade levels include base topics of keyboarding, digital citizenship, problem solving, digital tools for the classroom, and coding.

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). This could include the grade-level teacher, computer lab specialist, library media specialist, and more. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 20 years. 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.

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.