Cross Curricular Maker Education Activity That Addresses Common Core Standards

User Generated Education

My primary job is that of educating pre and in-service teachers with a bit of teaching elementary students along the way. What follows is a specific lesson for upper elementary and middle school students. It combines geometry concepts with a language arts activity while addressing several common core standards. Common Core State Standards Addressed.

Fun Math Practice For Grades 1 - 5 from @SplashMath that is Common Core Aligned!

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Marrying Self-Regulation and the Common Core

MiddleWeb

Book Reviews Common Core Standards CCSS Common Core E/LA elementary eye on education Maria K. Marie C. White and Maria K. DiBenedetto offer a toolbox of strategies that teachers can use to help students become positive, self-regulated learners and practice self-efficacy. Linda Biondi found their description of a self-regulated teacher revelatory. DiBenedetto Marie C. White middle school Routledge self regulation self-regulated teacher

Dropbox + Pinterest + SMART Exchange for Teachers + Common Core = ClassConnect

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Flip your Classroom, Just Store your Favorites , Find Common Core Content, and Share your Lessons “ ClassConnect saves me time building lessons so I can focus on engaging & inspiring my students. I just an elementary teacher loving what he''s created and enjoying sharing it with others! Then, start searching for content you can use by the Common Core! CCSS Class Connect ClassConnect Common Core dropbox free lessons Pinterest The SMART Exchange

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

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Prodigy’s math content is completely curriculum-aligned and covers standards from the Common Core, MAFs, and TEKS curricula depending on your location. Sue McCulloch , Grade 3/4 Northport Elementary School Prodigy is extremely effective at engaging students using an adaptive technology to cater to each individual. Game-based learning is a topic we have revisited numerous times on this blog. The implications it has on student engagement and learning cannot be overstated.

Common Core Elementary Apps Created by Teachers for the @iTooch App by EduPad!

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iTooch Elementary is an app covering the official Maths, Science and Language Arts curriculum for grades 3-5. National Common Core Standards. This is because the developers have made iTooch Elementary free to download and try before you buy it (y ou get to see about 20 % of the app in the free trial). apps for education apps for kids Edupad itooch language arts apps for elementary math apps for elementary science apps for elementary

Study analyzes NAEP, Common Core math alignment

eSchool News

A new study of the math alignment between the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), adopted by most states, and the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the longtime barometer of academic achievement among the nation’s students, found “reasonable agreement” overall but also some areas of 4th and 8th grade math where there was less of a match. Assessments Common Core News Research STEM Top News

How a blended program can change Common Core math

eSchool News

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 part of our push toward integrating technology and the Common Core, we adopted a new curriculum in grades K-5, called Stepping Stones , which combines print books with online student activities and a central portal for teachers.

How our school is reimagining math education

eSchool News

At Scott Elementary School, our approach to education is defined as GAIN (Growth in Academics through Innovation and Neuroeducation), which includes multiple initiatives to ensure each student reaches their maximum potential.

Giveaway: @itooch Giving Away a Full Set of Common Core Apps Created By Teachers!

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I n January of this year we feature d a fantastic app devel oper named iTooch Elementary. iTooch Elementary is an app covering the official Maths, Science and Language Arts curriculum for grades 3-5. National Common Core Standards. apps apps for education apps for elementary apps for kids best apps for education Edupad itooch math apps for elementary May give-away reading apps science apps for elementary teacher giveaway There is an app for that.

In Texas, new math standards look a whole lot like Common Core

The Hechinger Report

But this year, New Frontiers Charter School in San Antonio needed its best teachers to help younger students get ready for a new set of math standards Texas adopted in 2012, so Demore switched to elementary school. The Texas standards aren’t the same as the Common Core State Standards, adopted by more than 40 states. It’s actually illegal to teach Common Core in Texas. Related: How the Department of Defense schools are teaching their version of Common Core math.

Does Common Core Ask Too Much of Kindergarten Readers?

MindShift

For states adopting Common Core, the standards apply to kindergarten, laying out what students should be able to do by the end of the grade.* Carlsson-Paige is professor emerita of education at Lesley University and co-author of the study “Reading Instruction in Kindergarten: Little to Gain and Much to Lose,” which criticizes the Common Core standards for kindergarten.

Teachers in Common-Core States Have Big Say in Choosing Resources, Report Suggests

Marketplace K-12

Teachers of math and English/language arts in states following the common-core standards are playing a strong role in developing or selecting the classroom resources they use, a report has found. And many teachers at the elementary level said they used those self-selected or developed materials frequently–at least once a week. Respondents in common-core aligned states were asked how frequently they use various instructional materials during the 2015-16 academic year.

English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook

Education with Technology

English Common Core Mobile Activities. I recently published English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook. Use these 150+ different mobile activities to guide your students in learning and demonstrating the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Anchor Statements in Language, Speaking and Listening, Reading, and Writing.

More than five years after adopting Common Core, Kentucky’s black-white achievement gap is widening

The Hechinger Report

At Dunn Elementary, kids who are struggling get extra time with second-grade teacher Sarah Bowling. The second-graders in Sarah Bowling’s class at Dunn Elementary were on a scavenger hunt to find “arrays.”. While the classes at Dunn Elementary have kids of all skill levels mixed together, there is, on average, a persistent gap between many kids of color and the rest of the students. Over 40 other states and the District of Columbia eventually adopted the Common Core.)

Can Common Core reading tests ever be fair?

The Hechinger Report

Esteves, age 10, is a fourth-grader at Roberto Clemente Elementary School in Newark, N.J., In last year’s statewide Common Core-related PARCC test, just 24 percent of the students at Esteves’ school met grade-level expectations in reading and writing, a category called English language arts and literacy. This put the small school and its 494 students in the 8th percentile of elementary schools in the state of New Jersey. Read more about the Common Core.

Kentucky thoroughly sold it’s educators on Common Core. How?

The Hechinger Report

Over the course of three years, starting in 2009, Kentucky’s state education commissioner, Terry Holliday, added 50,000 miles to his odometer, crisscrossing the state to bring each of the 173 school districts the message: Kentucky was adopting the Common Core. Related: Academic expectations around the country, updated for Common Core. Related: New York school beats the odds by “going rogue” on Common Core. Read more about the Common Core.

How one innovative school district has closed gaps on harder Common Core tests

The Hechinger Report

The results from those new Common Core tests – designed explicitly to look for the skills kids need in college, namely critical thinking, problem solving and analytical writing skills – have been held up as proof of the persistence of deep-seated disparities in the education provided to poor students and children of color. Related: Common Core tests will widen achievement gap — at first. Read more about Common Core.

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

Education with Technology

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. Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities. English Common Core Mobile Activities.

BoomWriter Delivers a Free Common Core Aligned Personalized Literacy Tool

The 21st Century Principal

BoomWriter’s interactive collaborative writing platform lets teachers deliver a fun and engaging personalized learning experience, while elementary, middle, and high school age students work online to develop their reading, writing, and peer assessment skills. BoomWriter is an award-winning educational technology resource that is free for teachers and allows their students to create, share, and even publish stories and other original content.

English +Common Core +Mobile = Success (ISTE2014 Poster -details)

Education with Technology

Here are the ten examples I showed at my English + Common Core + Mobile ISTE 2014 Poster Session: Based on CCSS Anchor Statements: L.2 Present mobile recorded news to two different groups (HS class and elementary class). Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities. English Common Core Mobile Activities.

“It’s unfair” special education students lag behind under Common Core in Kentucky

The Hechinger Report

Field Elementary teacher Jessica Rockhold works with Remy Campbell on a smart board in her classroom. Since Kentucky became the first state to adopt the Common Core in 2010, the achievement gap between students with disabilities and their nondisabled peers has widened slightly – despite sweeping expectations the more rigorous standards would help eliminate disparities in academic performance. One of the tablets in use in Jessica Howard’s classroom at Field Elementary.

Early Elementary: Differentiate Reading Practice

Catlin Tucker

I’d love to hear what elementary teachers are using to get students reading online. Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology Available NOW ! . In my last post titled “ Create Small Learning Communities with the Station Rotation Model ,” I provided a blended learning strategy that creates more time in the classroom for teachers to work individually with students.

Introducing Design Thinking to Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards. I use the following activities to introduce elementary students to the design thinking process. Introducing the general design process to elementary student occurs through showing the following video about the engineering process: The Task: Build the Highest Tower.

Closing gap for immigrant students under Common Core in Kentucky is a moving target

The Hechinger Report

As is often the case, there was singing going on in Room 2 of Kenwood Elementary one Friday afternoon. Strong language skills are key as part of the state’s Common Core standards. Yet it’s hard to determine from looking at the state’s testing data how successful schools have been in closing the achievement gap between these students and their peers since Common Core was implemented.

Differentiated math instruction using Front Row: adaptive math for K-8 classrooms!

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It’s common core aligned, and has tons of problems and videos Every question and every video in Front Row is common core aligned, so I know it’s teaching the right material. The program covers K-8 math, and has tons of common core aligned problems and videos for every standard - no matter where my kids are, they have material they can practice. I have started using a FREE new math program this spring called Front Row.

Common Core: Addressing Text Complexity through Digital Resources

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Those of us who are transitioning to Common Core standards know that text complexity will affect the rigor in our classrooms. Teachers and librarians who use Accelerated Reader (AR) in their schools need to take into consideration that the AR levels (ATOS) are changing to adapt to the higher reading levels in Common Core. 21st Century Learning Common Core differentiated instruction The Internet is a key resource for text complexity.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Chromebooks Common Core Data Driven Instruction Education ELA/ ELL Teachers Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Gifted Teachers Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides. Edtech Apps that work From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Owl Eyes is a new, simple-but-powerful, and FREE web-app for reading classic books with your students. Literature teachers are sure to be excited!

Video Game Design with Elementary Learners

User Generated Education

In order to support interest and passion driven learning (all – I mean all – of my students play video games) as well as address cross-curricular content area integration of language arts, science, and technology standards, I had my gifted elementary learners, grades 2 through 6, do a semester long project on video game design. English Language Arts Common Core State Standards.

4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

There are several reasons why Kids Discover Online is a fantastic website for middle and elementary science, history, and ELA teachers: Students can visually explore curated topics, finding connections in a safe space. A Product Review by Vicki Davis From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Nonfiction text is important for student reading.

Flipping the elementary school classroom? YES!

Neo LMS

Elementary school classrooms do not naturally lend themselves to a flipped or blended environment for a number of reasons. Blended or flipped environments also are not ideal in an elementary school setting because so much of teaching in these grades is dependent on modelling and direction. Flipping the elementary school classroom? Near the end of the blog I will also explore some of the valuable resources for the professional development of elementary school teachers.

Differentiate and Personalize Literacy Instruction for Your Elementary Classroom!

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Designed specifically to meet the Common Core and other rigorous state standards, Lexia Reading Core5 provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, and delivers norm and criteria-referenced performance data and analysis without interrupting the flow of instruction to administer a test. The assessment data is correlated to and highly predictive of outcomes on DIBELS, AIMSweb, MAPS and other commonly used norm-referenced assessments.

CommonCore Math App for each grade 1 - 5 via Splash Math

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Splash Math Worksheets series of apps for iPhones/iPods and iPads that cater to Grades 1 to 5 Splash Math apps have been the winner of the Best App Ever Award 2011 in Elementary Student App category; they have been regularly featured by Apple in their hand-picked lists on the iTunes App Store- New and Noteworthy, What''s Hot and Staff Favorites.

Tangrams: A Cross Curricular, Experiential Unit

User Generated Education

Now that I am back in the classroom two days a week teaching gifted elementary students, I can do and report on the cross curricular units I plan and implement. Education 21st century skills common core state standards cross curricular disrupting education experiential learning interdisciplinary learning social-emotional learning student voice team building

Why Santa Fe Broke the K-12 Model and Chose a Different Curriculum for the Middle Grades

Edsurge

Erica Wheeler EdSurge: Why did you decide to adopt MidSchoolMath's core curriculum? We thought about elementary, middle and high school. Curriculum Catalog: See Core Curriculum by MidSchoolMath , and download a 2021 Product Catalog. “It

Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review [Book]

The CoolCatTeacher

And yes, the standards correlations for Common Core and ISTE are in there. I recommend this book for: Elementary and middle school teachers (K-8). Common Core Flat Classroom Get Connected How to Guides. Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review by Billy Krakower, Paula Naugle, Jerry Blumengarten (Eye on Education, 2015). Overwhelmed teachers who want to collaborate globally are going to love Connecting Your Students with the World.

What Is Competency-Based Learning, Why Does It Matter?

The CoolCatTeacher

Middle school points down to elementary. Elementary points to kindergarten. Common Core Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends TeachingEvery Classroom Matters episode 210 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. New Hampshire and educator John Martin are at the forefront of the competency-based learning movement.

First-Rate Math Tasks & Rubrics (Grades 4-5)

MiddleWeb

In a newly revised edition of Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Upper Elementary Mathematics, Charlotte Danielson and Joshua Dragoon show that developing performance tasks and using scoring rubrics are integrally linked. Book Reviews mathematics assessment Barb Rock CCSS Charlotte Danielson Common Core downloadable resources eye on education grades 3-5 Joshua Dragoon math standards performance tasks Routledge rubrics upper elementary

How Do We Stop Illiterate Educators?

My Island View

Digital literacy is recognized by the developers of common core to be important enough to be included as a component of the curriculum. An influx of digitally educated teachers would go a long way in changing the culture of elementary and secondary schools in regard to their acceptance and priorities concerning new tools for learning and the integration of technology and education.

Childhood is Expendable to Some Education Reformers

A Principal's Reflections

Three was enough time dedicated to learning during my elementary years, but also ample time for play, exploration, competition, and leisure. As a parent of two elementary students (first and third grade) in Staten Island, NY, I witness daily the negative impacts that Common Core and standardized testing, under the guise of education reform, are having on them. Common Core education education reform Opinion