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 search by topic–animals, art, book reviews, education, science, sports, technology, world news– or they can search by Lexile levels.

Responding To Criticisms Of The Common Core

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Responding To Criticisms Of The Common Core. Ed note: Supporting “commonness” or standardization isn’t a part of our mission at TeachThought, but we are interested in giving equal voice to diverse voices across education. Further, the majority of educators in the United States teach according to the Common Core standards, which makes them of interest to us. That is where the Common Core sets the bar.

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Cross Curricular Maker Education Activity That Addresses Common Core Standards

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My primary job is that of educating pre and in-service teachers with a bit of teaching elementary students along the way. It combines geometry concepts with a language arts activity while addressing several common core standards. Title: Geometry Meets Maker Education. Common Core State Standards Addressed. Creativity and innovation: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.

Get Common Core Ready: Achieve Dynamic Student-led Discussions

Catlin Tucker

Note: For educators interested in incorporating online discussions into their curriculum, my first book Blended Learning in Grades 4-12 provides resources and strategies to support this shift. Note: For educators using Google Apps, click here to view a copy of the student-led facilitation form. Interested in technology tips to help you teach the Common Core?

STEMscopes Math Receives Top Rating from Learning List for Alignment to Common Core State Standards for Grades K-5

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HOUSTON – July 14, 2021 – STEMscopes Math from Accelerate Learning has received the highest rating from Learning List for alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Mathematical Practices for grades K-5. STEMscopes Math is a core mathematics program for grades K-5.

Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!

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I only endorse companies I firmly believe in for education. common core math education IXL IXL Learning IXLLearning math enrichment math games for kids math intervention math practice math software online math program online math programs teaching technology Online Support for Pre-K - 8th Plus Algebra & Geometry - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL for the past several months with my own two children, Jacob (4) and Riley (8).

Use of Blogging to Address the Common Core

A Principal's Reflections

First year New Milford High School teacher Mrs. Westbrook has been tackling the Common Core in an engaging and innovative fashion. One major instructional shift required by the Common Core Curriculum Standards is the increased emphasis on the use of informational texts. As students engage nonfiction, they learn to grapple with complex ideas and arguments and use those ideas in forming their own opinions.

Common Core Connections: Unpacking Academic Vocabulary

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Are you wondering where to begin to adopt the Common Core Vocabulary Standards? These are often precise words that are used by the author in place of common words. The Common Core suggests that it''s important to target specific instruction on Tier 2 and and Tier 3 vocabulary words to help students develop deep understanding that cannot be acquired through independent reading.

Coding for the Common Core – Apps for Integrating Coding With Math and ELA

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Image Source Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. She present the session “Coding for the Core: [Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

Creatively Teach the Common Core with Technology

Catlin Tucker

Educators today are facing two major shifts in education–a move to the Common Core Standards and increasing pressure to teach students with the technology they’ll be expected to use in their lives beyond high school. Both seasoned educators and those new to the teaching profession must confront these daunting challenges, which demand fundamental changes in the way teachers teach and students learn.

Who or What Hates Common Core?

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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. In the most recent chapter of work released, the researchers identify one group that accounted for "roughly a quarter of all Common Core-related activity on Twitter" during the 32-month time period they studied.

SAMR Through the Lens of the Common Core

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

One of my goals is to weave digital tools into the Common Core to design flexible, student driven learning experiences that are Above the Line as defined by the SAMR model. As education leaders incorporate the CCSS into school systems, P21 urges them to do so in a way that honors the fusion of the 3R''s (core academic content mastery) and 4C''s (critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration, communication and creativity and innovation).

Shifts and Issues Associated With The Common Core

A Principal's Reflections

I attended another session on the Common Core State Standards today at the 2012 ASCD Annual Conference entitled Educator Readiness for the Common Core: ASCD Findings from Select States. The two facilitators shared input from educators in four states about the standards and the assistance needed to integrate them into schools and classrooms. Their number one concern is the technological capacity to teach and assess students.

How to Use Technology to Get Creative with the Common Core by @Sarah_Daren

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Discussion is important when it comes to the Common Core, because the idea is for students to grasp a greater understanding of the curriculum. The post How to Use Technology to Get Creative with the Common Core by @Sarah_Daren appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial Common Core

7 Technology Enhanced Item Types You’ll See On Common Core Tests This Spring

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When The Common Core State Standards initiative was first announced there was a collective eye roll amongst veteran teachers. The post 7 Technology Enhanced Item Types You’ll See On Common Core Tests This Spring appeared first on Edudemic. Common Core Featured Education and Technology featured k12 standardized tests

Personalized learning and Common Core: Mortal enemies?

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It’s a dilemma facing a growing number of schools and districts that have jumped onto a new tech-fueled trend in education known as “personalized learning.”. The new educational philosophy has spread from Maine to Silicon Valley, propelled by new technology making it easier for a classroom of students to work on different tasks and by passionate proponents who see it as the future for an American education system that badly needs updating.

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.

Common Core Connections: Using Multimedia to Present Knowledge & Ideas

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Technology can be a powerful tool to help us meet the Common Core Standards and move our students forward to prepare them for success in school and beyond. In general, t he Common Core calls for the seamless integration of technology into the curriculum. There are also specific Common Core standards dedicated to using technology. Provide students with built in tech support so you can focus on the content, not the technology.

These 9 free apps help every student hit Common Core Standards

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Scaffold Common Core standards for students with these educator-picked apps. As schools everywhere shift to the Common Core, teachers are now realizing that they must now be able to determine the both the factors within a given text where students will need scaffolding as well as the type of scaffolding appropriate for the activity. This app also includes the Common Core appendices from the Common Core website.

How a blended program can change Common Core math

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In the past few years, the Common Core has significantly altered the landscape in terms of mathematics education. The Common Core has also required more coherence in our curriculum. As an instructional coach, I’m often asked about the role of technology in math education. One of the biggest advantages it provides is preparing our educators for Common Core instruction through professional development, training, and information sessions.

The best BYOD tech tools for the Common Core classroom

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With just 4 categories and less than a dozen tools, educators can hit a lot of Common Core standards. I recently had the pleasure of spending a few hours in a friend’s classroom where I introduced her students to technology applications that would engage them in “showing what they know” at different points in their learning. Having worked with this teacher for many years, I had always considered her a technology pioneer.

Writing 2.0: Technology-Rich Approach to Common Core Writing

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We communicate face-to-face, in writing, through various technologies, and multimedia. Original image by Andrea Hernandez Why have technology-rich writing? Common Core writing requires students to create and publish writing online, and to interact and collaborate with others. Writing Anchor Standard #6 : Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others. What skills are most desired by employers?

Exploring High Quality Websites and Apps for Common Core Lesson Design

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Of course it's great that there are games out there that offer educational value, but teachers also need to know what tech sites and apps can be utilized for high quality lessons. This site offers a "Common Core Explorer" for ELA and Math Common Core standards for grades K - 12. Then a list of common core standards will appear, and apps and sites that can be utilized for those standards will be listed, with teacher and learner ratings.

Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

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Few corporate brand names in education are as recognizable, and as polarizing, as Pearson, the giant education provider whose reach extends to virtual schools, testing, language training and an array of other areas. Many educators these days see Pearson as the embodiment of commercial businesses’ continued push to turn profits from public schools. We’re very confident that our products are aligned to the common core.

Visual Instructional Tools Are Essential When Teaching Common Core Standards

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When I first saw the long list of my classes’ ELA Common Core Standards, I remember feeling overwhelmed and worrying about how I was going to cover all of them in a single school year. What I imagined was to take each standard, deconstruct it visually and place its core elements into a graphic organizer, and use it as a teaching tool for my students. Education Technology Common Core Policy

Can Digital Visual Learning be used to Teach Common Core ELA, History, & Science

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Visual Digital Tools can Play a Meaningful Role in Teaching Common Core Subjects Yes, it can. Book Reviews Making the case for Education Technologies _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics Digital Instructional Tools for Common Core Digital Instructional Tools for ELA Digital Instructional Tools for History Digital Instructional Tools for Science visual tools for teaching common core

Exploring High Quality Websites and Apps for Common Core Lesson Design

Class Tech Integrate

Of course it's great that there are games out there that offer educational value, but teachers also need to know what tech sites and apps can be utilized for high quality lessons. This site offers a "Common Core Explorer" for ELA and Math Common Core standards for grades K - 12. Then a list of common core standards will appear, and apps and sites that can be utilized for those standards will be listed, with teacher and learner ratings.

Common Core-Based Tests Causing Scramble for Computer Literacy

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This spring, elementary and high school students nationwide will be taking Common Core-related tests, which frequently are taken on computers and require accurate and quick typing skills. In terms of typing, this is a growing pain,” said Luci Willits, deputy executive director of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, a group of states developing joint tests for the Common Core standards. “If K-12 Schools Common Core GED Testing

Common Core Standards and Technology – Using Blended Learning in a Robust Infrastructure

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Part 1 of 2 – by Catherine Banker and David Tokofsky It requires a robust infrastructure and thoughtful planning to implement 1-on-1 student-to-computer ratios in order to deliver new common core standards, new content, and new testing strategies. The needs of students and teachers is evolving making it imperative that education leaders view today’s changing […]. Blended Learning Common Core Standards

Idaho Schools Get Mixed Common Core Test Results

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Now, the first results are in from Common Core, showing that only half of the state’s students or less in grades three to eight and 10th grade are proficient or above in math and English. The state test has been criticized by those against Common Core, a set of standards developed to establish what students should know in the areas of math and English before they graduate. But many are squarely behind the education reform that is the backbone for the changes.

21st Century Learning, Literacy 2.0 and Common Core

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One of the things that I love about AJUSD is how technology integration and 21st century learning is part of every layer of our district, from the students, to the teachers, to the site administrators, to the District Office, through a supportive School Board. Furthermore, one of the pieces that make us successful is the ongoing professional learning with the Superintendent, Principals, and the Education Services Team.

Education check-up: Computer science, Common Core, and Millenials’ skills

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Millennials hit global bottoms for skills in literacy, numeracy and technology problem-solving. Programs between the education, business communities help students become engaged in computer science courses from a younger age. 10 building blocks of early childhood education. High-quality early childhood education programs give students an equitable start, research says. Common Core is changing how schools teach ELA and math.

Preparing the K-12 Network for Common Core Testing and Beyond

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Today’s K-12 institutions are under tremendous pressure to balance student learning needs with technological advancements and regulatory mandates like regulatory mandates through online testing. Every corner of the K-12 campus – from the classroom to the hallway to the gym to the computer lab – is viewed as a potential “connectivity point” where students can learn, interact with others, and engage in the educational experience.

Idaho Schools Get Mixed Common Core Test Results

K-12 Schools - Education News

Now, the first results are in from Common Core, showing that only half of the state’s students or less in grades three to eight and 10th grade are proficient or above in math and English. The state test has been criticized by those against Common Core, a set of standards developed to establish what students should know in the areas of math and English before they graduate. But many are squarely behind the education reform that is the backbone for the changes.

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

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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. If you don’t have access to the necessary technology in class, you could go the paper-and-pencil route and then input student data into a program like Survey Monkey, Geddit , or Kahoot to display to your students the next day.