8 Common Core Math Standards, Explained [+ Examples]

Prodigy

The dust has finally settled, and it looks like Common Core math is here to stay. After countless political battles (and more than one Common Core math meme floating around social media), the initiative that incorporates techniques like cooperative learning and active learning has settled into the American education system. Beginning in 2010, the Common […].

How Twitter influences the Common Core debate

eSchool News

Researchers track tweets to determine how social media plays into Common Core and educational debates. A new study endeavors to uncover how social media can impact education politics and how people view those issues, especially as they relate to the Common Core State Standards. University researchers Jonathan Supovitz (University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education), Alan J.

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Find and Pin All of Your Favorite Common Core Activities with @MasteryConnect!

Kleinspiration

Easily Find, Pin, and Save All of Your Common Core Resources One of the most popular ways in which educators collaborate using social media is through pinning. Keeping track of ideas through pinning is effective for many teachers, whether or not they are social media experts or novices. Mastery Connect is my favorite resource for all things Common Core.

Who or What Hates Common Core?

Edsurge

A team of researchers from the Consortium for Policy Research in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education has been digging deeply into social media data to examine the roots of the public dialogue around Common Core. Source: www.hashtagcommoncore.com The overall goal of the #CommonCore project is to put data to work in answering how social media is sharing American politics and changing social policy.

Posting PARCC exams on social media is copyright infringement

eSchool News

One lawyer defends the practice of monitoring students on social media sites after high-stakes testing. A storm of criticism recently rained down on test publisher Pearson Education after the revelation that it regularly monitors social-media sites for public posts that contain secure content from standardized tests it publishes. To the contrary, kids post on social media to instantaneously share their thoughts and content with the entire world.

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

Educator Innovator

This was originally posted at Common Sense Graphite. As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core literacy standards are popping up everywhere. The best part: survey data is a perfect way to help students meet Common Core Writing Anchor Standards 6 and 7, which focus on using technology to produce writing and conduct research.

A Key to Education Reform.

My Island View

The burning question should be however, which is the best way to affect the greatest education reform? The focus for change in education seems to be in finding a way to best teach our students. That assumes that once that method is found all will be right with the world of education and PISA be damned. I believe that if we want to affect the greatest number of students by the way they are taught, we need to better educate their educators about the way they teach.

Practical examples of social media in elementary school

The Innovative Educator

Guest post by Computer Teacher & Tech Coordinator, Chris Casal | Cross posted at The Casal Operating System Editor''s note: Chris Casal is a member of the NYC DOE Social Media Advisory Team. His insights have helped inspire and guide teachers in the effective use of social media in the classroom. I am often asked about how we use "social media" here at PS 10. How I, as a computer teacher, use social media. social media in education

Class Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Using Social Media to Tell Your School’s Story

techlearning

From Instagram to Twitter, social media has a powerful way of connecting users from around the world. But how can you start using social media platforms to tell your school’s story in local and global ways? To Address School Violence ] Using Social Media Clear branding We can often recognize a logo, color, or font of a favorite brand from far away – whether we’re driving down the road or walking down a busy street.

Responding to the Common Core Task Force Report

Reflections

A collaborative post by Lisa Meade and Tim Dawkins The release of the Common Core Task Force Report from Governor Cuomo’s office has created some interesting news and even more interesting social media posts. That’s one of the things that makes jumping on “ throw away all things Common Core bandwagon ” difficult. It’s important to remember the NYSED’s Education Commissioner, Mary Ellen Elia, served on this task force.

Meeting the uncommon core of our work using social media in the library

The Innovative Educator

I had the opportunity to speak with a few hundred librarians today to discuss how we can get to the uncommon core of our work using social media. Highlights include: What is social media (from a dog's point of view)? Why we need social media to prepare students for college, career, and citizenship success? How does social media help us meet the common core standards? The new rules of social media.

An Upcoming Frenzy in Education

My Island View

If educators can count on one sure-fired outcome of the largest national education conference in America, it is the information feeding frenzy that accompanies it. Each year that ISTE holds its Annual Conference with 20+ thousand attendees social media lights up all over the world with exchanges of information between educators emanating from whatever city ISTE is in that year. There is a reason why Tweets on Twitter are dominated by education topics.

A Key to Education Reform.

My Island View

The burning question should be however, which is the best way to affect the greatest education reform? The focus for change in education seems to be in finding a way to best teach our students. That assumes that once that method is found all will be right with the world of education and PISA be damned. I believe that if we want to affect the greatest number of students by the way they are taught, we need to better educate their educators about the way they teach.

A Key to Education Reform.

My Island View

The burning question should be however, which is the best way to affect the greatest education reform? The focus for change in education seems to be in finding a way to best teach our students. That assumes that once that method is found all will be right with the world of education and PISA be damned. I believe that if we want to affect the greatest number of students by the way they are taught, we need to better educate their educators about the way they teach.

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. Partner Announcements The Essential #Edchat Resource Guide : The USC Rossier School of Education announces the release of The Essential #Edchat Resource Guide. Brought to you by USC Rossier’s Doctor of Education online (EDd).

From AOL Squatter to Start-Up Sensation: The Eric Simons Story & Claco Launch

Kleinspiration

This was the same time I was getting my own feet wet with blogging and social media. I knew after our first Skype conversation in early August of 2011 that not only would Eric and I form a relationship over social media, but we would become great friends. Stop Reducing Education to Employable Skills - Shift towards a Creative Talent Oriented Education - Yong Zhao Eric explains. Jordan, their social media manager, would arrive not much later.

Free learning platform targets improved media literacy

eSchool News

KQED Teach , which launched on July 11, provides a series of free, self-paced courses to help K-12 educators develop the media skills necessary to bring media production and communication to their learning environments. These courses will take place in an online platform developed by KQED Education that tracks user progress and encourages sharing and feedback through an integrated social community.

Own It!

CUE

Some find it in Twitter Chats (list of educational twitter chats ), others find it at conferences like CUE National in Palm Springs, and yet others find inspiration through online course like CUE’s Innovative Educator’s Certificate (#cueiec). Lisa is a Google Certified Innovator, Google Education Trainer, PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, Leading Edge Certified (Online & Blended Learning, Digital Educator), 2016 Apple Teacher, ClassDojo Mentor, and presenter.

An Open Letter to NJDOE Commissioner David Hespe #NJED

A Principal's Reflections

Over the years, and in my latest book , I have written about how social media has presented me and my school with numerous opportunities that I never could have imagined would be possible. I stress the fact that we now have a plethora of free tools that compel leaders, or all educators for that matter, to become the storyteller-in-chief. Not only has the local media taken notice of the impactful work we are doing, but others around the world have as well.

Your Voice Matters So Use It

A Principal's Reflections

I often tell educators to be the change they want to see in education. In education we often quip that our voices are not heard, opinions not valued, and our presence at the table when major decisions are made is absent. Worse yet, how can we idly stand by as many initiatives and mandates are put into motion that counter research and what we as educators know is best for our learners? The tweet I read blasted this anti Common Core and PARCC decision.

A Novel Idea For Student Writing

CUE

The YWP site is similar to a social media site, where students create accounts, connect with writing buddies, post in classroom feeds, and engage in conversations. She also teaches a digital design class and a broadcast media class, where her students produce the school’s daily news show. Blended Learning Common Core Standards Digital Citizenship Education Technology Uncategorized NaNoWriMo novel student writing writingStudent novels.

Preparing Your Children For the New School Year With The COVID-19 Situation

Georgia Test Prep

Class sizes might be reduced to allow for social distancing and certain activities might be restricted. You and your child could look for pictures of the school online, or on their official social media account if the school has one.

Technofy Your Vocabulary Instruction from Shaelynn Farnsworth

EdTechTeacher

It is also a part of the Common Core State Standards, based off of the work of Isabel Beck. Understanding these two assumptions, educators recognize vocabulary instruction must be multifaceted. Learning of words happens incidentally and from all types of contexts; in school, out of school, from communication and conversations, television, social media, and music. Educators must do their part as well, seeing that vocabulary acquisition is largely incidental.

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. Claims on Social Media : Students consider the sources of a tweet and the information contained in it in order to describe what makes it both a useful and not useful source of information. Social Media Video : Students watch an online video and identify its strengths and weaknesses.

6 Tips I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging

Ask a Tech Teacher

What a wonderful shortcut to save-insert-find media you usually have to do. You have to pay attention to proper writing skills, be careful to not plagiarize content or media, be a friend to your ebuddies, be constantly and brilliantly inspired, and be a tech genius who can fix all those geeky things that make social media work. 13 Ways Blogs Teach Common Core. Blogging Social media Teacher resources Teaching Tech tips

Edublogs 2012 Nominations

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

The purpose of the Edublog Awards is to " promote and demonstrate the educational values of these social media." best blog common core cool tools edublogs education free technology google apps google docs interactive multimedia research screencast student tools technology thinglink tutorials web 2.0 Nominations for 2012 Edublog Awards are open.

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Integrating Maker Education into the Curriculum

User Generated Education

As noted in USC Rossier Online, “ In order for your school and students to be fully invested in maker education, it has to be integrated into your curriculum, not squeezed in” ( [link] ). Ayah Bdeir , who invented and runs littleBits, had this to say about integrating maker education into the curriculum: It’s time for maker ed to move into the mainstream. To do this, though, the educator needs to approach his or her curriculum and lessons with a maker mindset.

Communicating a Concept With Instagram

A Principal's Reflections

A rubric as well as the Common Core Standards that are to be assessed can be found HERE. educational technology Innovation Instagram New Milford High School Social Media The culture at New Milford High School empowers teachers to develop creative pathways for students to demonstrate conceptual mastery. Joanna Westbrook, one of my first year English teachers, never shies away from this.

Next Gen Professional Development pt 2- Upskilling

CUE

Flash forward twenty plus years and I was thinking very much about my skiing origin-story as I designed my first-ever professional development for a group of educators. The practice items needed to be fun by design and allow the educators to add their own vision and options to their short video projects. Back in the early 2000s, we didn’t have an option for social media – so I gave everyone my email. . Social Media Support.

Online College Classes Start Monday!

Ask a Tech Teacher

social media. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula. Classmates will become the core of the teacher’s ongoing Personal Learning Network. Online education

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

User Generated Education

Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. We adapted the Design Thinking Process to include additional phases based on our own experiences in schools with educators and kids. Define the Problem: The educator along with the learners generate possible authentic problems to explore within their local community (classroom, school, social, community) which includes identification of the intended audience.

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College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

social media. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula. Classmates will become the core of the teacher’s ongoing Personal Learning Network. Appraise technology to support teaching and achieve Common Core Standards. Solve common tech problems that arise in the classroom. AATT Materials Online education

College Credit Classes onTechnology in Education

Ask a Tech Teacher

social media. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Write Source, IB, Common Core, or other popular language arts curricula. Classmates will become the core of the teacher’s ongoing Personal Learning Network. Appraise technology to support teaching and achieve Common Core Standards. Solve common tech problems that arise in the classroom. AATT Materials Online education

Governor Christie’s Guide to Destroying a Great Education System #NJED

A Principal's Reflections

Both of my parents were public educators; my father an elementary principal in Hackettstown and my mother an elementary teacher in Flemington. They both touched lives and impacted kids like countless other NJ educators. Educators are, and have been, the cultivators of virtually every other profession. Instead of celebrating and strengthening a great public education system, Governor Christie has taken a dumfounding approach with his agenda.

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10 Reasons to Try Genius Hour This School Year

The Principal of Change

His passion for this topic and his ability to share his enthusiasm has made a significant difference with so many educators. Your class will be covering all types of common core standards. The Genius hour and 20% time projects cover multiple common cores standards. This is the most important time to be in education. It is the most important time to care about education. It is the most important time to impact a different type of education.