Core Tech for Learning with ELA Common Core #ISTE2014

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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. Oxford Owl : Free ebooks that are tablet friendly.

English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

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In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Teachers can give their students quick conventions formative assessment QR codes that link to an online survey/quiz such as in Google Forms.

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

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The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

17 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. Classroom management Education reform Teacher resources common core

WriteWell for Google Docs: Google Add-Ons and Chrome Extensions for Research, Writing, and Feedback (Part 1)

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Google Add-Ons and Extensions provide an excellent array of research, writing and feedback tools perfect for laptop, desktop, and Chromebook users. In this first post, we’ll be focusing on WriteWell for Google docs. What is WriteWell for Google Docs? ebook.

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35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom

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The post 35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom Apps! Did you know that Google Classroom plays well with others? Are you using Google Classroom? I wish everything connected to Google Classroom!

A new kids app on the block: Khan Academy Kids launching learning fun for little learners

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Available free in the App Store , and in beta for Google Play and the Amazon Appstore , Kahn Academy Kids , offers thousands of opportunities for learning as animated animals guide children to original, leveled and adaptive activities, books, video, and lessons.

Kids become teachers: Helping out at a Senior Center

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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. Discuss with students how this supports Common Core’s “Capacities for the Literate Individual”: Demonstrate independence.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

It’s Here–the High School Technology Curriculum!

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Here’s a quick overview of what you will find in this textbook: Scope and Sequence aligned with ISTE and Common Core. Common Core Standards covered. Google Earth Lit Trip. Write and Publish an Ebook.

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.

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

Read Across America Day

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First Site Words (fee)–focuses on the core vocabulary your children will need throughout their lives. Kindle –read ebooks, newspapers, magazines, textbooks and PDFs on an easy-to-use interface. Tappy Alphabet –fun app to learn letters; available on Google Play.

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3 Digital Tools to Encourage Close Reading

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A document can be opened from within the app, an email, or a wide variety of cloud locations like Dropbox and Google Drive. PDFs must be opened from a pre-arranged cloud source (DropBox, Google Drive, or another cloud drive) or from an email (as an attachment opened in iAnnotate).

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College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

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Screencastify is the screencasting tool I recommend for Google Chrome and Chromebooks. Built for Chromebooks, it saves all of your recordings directly to Google Drive. Tip #4: Authoring eBooks. My students did eBooks this semester.

169 Tips That Easily and Quickly Integrate Tech into Your Class

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Google it! If you’re a veteran teacher integrating technology into units of inquiry and/or Common Core State Standards, these tips will be invaluable. Keep this ebook handy and you’ll have the answers to many problems that can’t wait for a solution. Google Apps (24).

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52 Resources for Read Across America Day

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First Site Words (fee)–focuses on the core vocabulary your children will need throughout their lives. Tappy Alphabet –fun app to learn letters; available on Google Play. Young Reader– highly customizable eBook reader and speed reading coach all-in-one.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

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They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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By middle school, they work in online groups through forums, wikis, and Google Apps. Doing a project that uses Google Docs or MS Word doesn’t mean students will apply that knowledge to the year-end PARCC and SB tests. Typing programs are much more than MS Word and Google Docs.

10 Hits and 10 Misses for 2015

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11 Things I Love About Common Core. Use Google Safe Search. Take a moment to answer this poll: To subscribe to Ask a Tech Teacher at our new home and get a free ebook, please click here. Since I started this blog five years ago, I’ve had over 4.8

5 After School Tech Club Activities

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If you’ve been tasked (or volunteered) to run this activity, here are five activities that will tech-infuse participants: Write an Ebook. The goal during the after school tech club is that each student will publish their first ebook–or at least give it a good start.

So.You Wanna Make Your Own Books and Texbooks

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For a more collaborative, living document, you could try a Google Doc. ePubs ( ePubs In The Classroom )-The ePub format is a standard ebook format that works across platforms and on a variety of devices. They are aligned to the Common Core standards and many state standards as well.

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Lesson Planning Survival Tips! 40+ Resources

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Google literacy lesson plans – students learn how to be better online researchers. Share My Lesson – nearly 255,000 teaching resources including lesson plans based on the Common Core. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think. Socrates. Within the garden of learning is the students’ gained knowledge put into use.

How to Run a Parent Class

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They can be offered while parents are waiting for students to finish after-school activities, as a brown bag lunch program, or online during evenings or weekends via Google Hangout or Skype. how to read ebooks from an iPad.

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6 Summer School Tech Activities

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As they work, students “…construct viable arguments and critique reasoning of others…” More specifically (Common Core Appendix C): introduce claim. Write an Ebook. These are the individuals that will help each other to plan, write, and edit the ebook.

Design Thinking Process and UDL Planning Tool for STEM, STEAM, Maker Education

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Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. Sketch Design: A blueprint or sketch of the selected design is created through pencil and paper or through an online tool such as Google Draw or Sketchup. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

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So.You Wanna Be A Good Digital Citizen

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However, I believe one of the best are the lessons and activities from Common Sense Media. There are even alignments to the ISTE NETs, AASL, and the English Common Core. This is an update from a post a wrote a while back. I''ve included some new resources to check out.

Building my technology-centered classroom

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I ran two peer editing sessions online using Turnitin, led a station rotation activity using Chromebook™ computers, observed students collaborating with Span™ software and our massive Nureva™ Wall , and delivered an online quiz using Google™ Forms and Google Classroom. I collaborated on curriculum with a colleague on a shared Google Docs™ program, shared interactive PDF documents with my principal and connected with students via email. FREE EBOOK.

Content Creation: The Highest Form of Learning

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The following are resources that are useful in the entire process: Tools for the SEEK stage: Open Educational Resources: Creative Commons Search tool - Allows you to search for different kind of media with Creative Commons licenses. Creating and Sharing OER - An iTunes U collection by Apple Distinguished Educators. Europeana - Fantastic resource with thousands of historical sources with CC licenses and/or public domain.

Building my technology-centered classroom

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I ran two peer editing sessions online using Turnitin, led a station rotation activity using Chromebook™ computers, observed students collaborating with Span™ Workspace and our massive Nureva™ Wall , and delivered an online quiz using Google™ Forms and Google Classroom. Free eBook.

Teaching Is Harder Than It’s Ever Been

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Let’s contrast that with popular visions of near-future learning: Teachers will use Internet videos, eBooks, and online streaming services to access content anywhere, anytime. Maybe Google Earth is the Oregon Trail of the modern generation.

Class Tech Tips: Students Can Work Together with Book Creator’s Collaboration Feature

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With Book Creator on Chrome, students on a Chrome web browser can create their own ebooks and easily share it with their teacher. With this open-ended creation tool students can work together on the same page of a book to add text, images, video and voice to their ebook.

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