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. What follows is a specific lesson for upper elementary and middle school students. Common Core State Standards Addressed.

Study analyzes NAEP, Common Core math alignment

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At the same time, the authors found that 42 percent of the Common Core State Standards for grades 6, 7, and 8 were not being tested by any items in the 2015 NAEP item pool. Assessments Common Core News Research STEM Top News

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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. It also allows us to take a blended learning approach to our Common Core math instruction.

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.

Introducing Design Thinking to Elementary Learners

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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. Education Maker Education design thinking empathy empowerment experiential learning STEAM STEM

How to Teach STEM Every Day

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STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Every corner of every life includes STEM, which explains the increasing interest in STEM-educated students to fill the nation’s jobs. Embrace the concrete nature of answers in STEM topics.

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This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

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As principal at Chula Vista School District’s Salt Creek Elementary, Lalaine Perez saw the need to better support a growth mindset around math in the years following the transition to California’s new Common Core standards.

This Math Program Helped Students Blow State Test Scores Out of the Water

Edsurge

As principal at Chula Vista School District’s Salt Creek Elementary, Lalaine Perez saw attitudes toward math bottom out in the years following the transition to California’s new Common Core standards. Post-Pilot Results : Succeeding with Common Core—Levered's 2018-19 survey.

C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

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C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. ” In fact, the C-STEM Studio algebra curriculum is fully aligned with Common Core state standards in mathematics.

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

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If this is how the makerspace is set up in your school, then your kids may not have access to the resources, materials, and tools when they need them, especially for STEM or STEAM. Many of those same qualities are goals of the Common Core State Standards.

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CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

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The bill supports President Obama’s Computer Science for All initiative, which provides Federal funding for the next three years for states to increase access to computer science education in elementary and secondary education classrooms. CUE Advocacy Update.

Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Image Creative Commons. Over 40 STEAM Resources… Creative Thinking, STEM, and PBL at FETC 2020. It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The next concept involves “getting real about STEM.

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?How Game-Based Learning Encourages Growth Mindset

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What’s more, game-based learning (GBL) can address some of the most common roadblocks encountered by math teachers and students alike. Education Technology Gaming Technology in School STEM Education Common Core State Standards Assessment Driven Curriculum Data and Research Game-based LearningIn the gaming world, perseverance, problem solving, and creativity are the keys to success.

Part 2: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Over 40 Amazing STEM Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this second post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

These starter projects are aligned with Common Core standards and are already built for you. This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards.

35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom… Putting the Arts in STEM

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a post that recognizes that the Arts must be in STEM! I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, Makerspace, Inquiry, Computational Thinking, and the 4 C’s. This is a great place to Make STEM happen!

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35 Resources for the STEAM Classroom: Putting the Arts in STEM

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It actually is quite obvious that the Arts should be included in STEM education. The very first time I heard the idea of integrating the Arts into STEM education was while watching a keynote made by Daniel Pink at the NECC Conference in Washington DC… yes prior to ISTE Conferences!

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Part 4: STEM, STEAM, Makers: Turning STEM to STEAM… 24 Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that brings STEM, STEAM, and Maker Space together with Project Based Learning and proper technology integration in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

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5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

I try to focus in on the standards of the writing curriculum I’m using — augmented with Common Core or whatever other standards I’m using — and focus on those, rather than sitting there with a paper and pencil and doing it that way.

Too Strong a Spotlight on STEM May Divide Your School

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educators have yet to experience the myriad speeches and discussion over the last decade about increasing emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Reviewing the allocation of time in an elementary school's day is another worthy activity.

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This Amazing South Bronx School Grows 50,000 Pounds of Vegetables a Year

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. Aligns to content area, instruction, and Common Core Next Generation Science Standards.

Integrating Maker Education into the Curriculum

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” For subjects like science, this is a little easier as the labs that often accompany science lessons often have a hint of STEM or maker education. Education Maker Education cross curricular curriculum learning lesson planning maker education STEAM STEM

Wonder Workshop Introduces New Applied Robotics Curriculum for Middle Schools that Gives Students Voice and Choice in STEM Learning

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Wonder Workshop, creators of Dash & Dot robots used in over 20,000 elementary schools worldwide, has released a new applied robotics curriculum to help students discover their own pathways of STEM learning.

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) Displays: A Maker Education Project

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I have the privilege of working with gifted kids at two elementary schools with over 80% Hispanic students. See Halloween Wars: An Interdisciplinary Lesson with a STEM, STEAM, Maker Education Focus for more about this. Common Core State Standards – ELA.

10 Articles on Using Tech to Teach Math

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Here are ten of the top Math-and-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics. How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields. Math Books for Elementary Grades.

Lessons Learned from the History of the "Crisis" in Education

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America engaged in these conflicts to deter or stem Communism from spreading to our nation''s shores. The Common Core, first thought of really by Ed. What we as a nation are saying by having a common core is that we expect all citizens to at least have this set of educational skills and knowledge. If we have a common core, we need to acknowledge openly by definition, it will be mediocre It will not encompass what all students need to succeed.

How social studies can help young kids make sense of the world

The Hechinger Report

Social studies is like the lima beans on the curricular plate of the elementary student’s day,” said Paul Fitchett, associate professor and director of curriculum and instruction for the doctoral program in education at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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How to boost math skills in the early grades

The Hechinger Report

Small-group math work at Prairie Oak Elementary in Berwyn North School District 98 where, two years ago, just 14 percent of third-graders were able to do grade-level math. Related: Eight ways to introduce kids to STEM at an early age.

Avoid the One-Size-Fits-All Classroom

Catlin Tucker

When I volunteer in my children’s elementary classrooms (1st and 3rd grade), I am struck by how frequently the teacher finds time to work directly with small groups of students to offer additional support, review concepts, assess understanding, and practice skills.

TEACHER VOICE: How students in one Massachusetts town learned to love coding

The Hechinger Report

Thousands of students in Plymouth public elementary schools participate in Hour of Code, a lynchpin in our technology curriculum for the past three years. K-12 Opinion STEM Technology accessBoy using a tablet. Photo: Jamel Toppin/Mint Images/ZUMA Wire. PLYMOUTH, Mass.

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Game Education: It’s in Their DNA – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

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At Dayton Hall Elementary School in Charleston, South Carolina, kindergarten teacher and Apple Distinguished Educator, Kristi Meeuwse, chose to pilot Tangible Play by Osmo because it is hands on and manipulative in nature. Learn more about Gamification, STEM, and more this Summer!

Poster Children of Math Education

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We were first shown how to divide fractions using the common denominator method (see Figure 1). non-understanding) learning is pretty hard to accomplish with elementary whole number math. Common Core kids may be able to recite an explanation they have been told.

4 Steps to Create a Strong 3D Printing Program

EdTech Magazine

Additionally, ISTE addresses Common Core math standards in geometry and measurement across K–12. My vision was to increase access and equity in a science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) curriculum for elementary students.

StoryBots launches interactive resources for teachers

eSchool News

It is fun, engaging, uplifting, auditory, interactive and educational, all in one,” said Kelly Wade, kindergarten teacher at Collins Elementary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Digital Learning and Tools News STEMBooks, videos, math games aim to boost student engagement. JibJab Bros.

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New York’s upstate cities have some of the worst schools in the country

The Hechinger Report

If it were using a Common Core test, for example, New York City could be compared to other rapidly gentrifying cities like San Francisco, Washington and Boston. Related: How one innovative school district has closed gaps on harder Common Core tests.