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. 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.

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Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why. social media.

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Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. These can be adapted to any writing program be it 6+1 Traits, Common Core, or the basic who-what-when-where-why. social media.

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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. This is typically done by sharing documentation of learning and final reflections through social media. Post by Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D. jackiegerstein and Barbara Bray @bbray27.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. For Common Core schools: How do they prepare students to succeed with online testing?

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Just how much does he have in common with Donald Trump when it comes to schools and education? Common Core "Got to get rid of Common Core — fast." She described a draft of the English exam as a warmed-over version of Common Core.

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Thanks to the GEC Sponsors Social Media Amazing List of Currently Scheduled Sessions! Dr. Lesley Farmer, Professor of Library Media Where Do The Children Play - Freda Goodman Why Baki Matters: Stories and Projects from Silk Road - Melda Yildiz, Ed.D.

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Connect With the Learning Revolution Project on Social Media. The Learning Revolution, as a new project, could use some help building our social media presence and credibility. From the development of its Proficiency Guidelines, to its leadership role in the creation of national standards, ACTFL focuses on issues that are critical to the growth of both the profession and the individual teacher.

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245 registration fee Wednesday, March 12th at 9am at Montclair State University, NJ Common Sense Media - Teaching Digital Citizenship in an iPad Classroom , If you have iPads, you know that teaching digital citizenship is more important than ever.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

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The Gates Foundation has backed a variety of education reform initiatives : charter schools, the Common Core State Standards, “small schools,” inBloom, teacher evaluations, and yes, “personalized learning.” It will continue to support charter schools, helping them with challenges like developing students’ “ social and emotional skills.”

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” Via Chalkbeat : “They rejected multi-state Common Core exams. ” “Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse , more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases,” Inside Higher Ed reports.

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The Department of Education has released its newly proposed guidelines for school accountability. Here’s media reporter Mathew Ingram’s take (and there are lots of takes out there. Testing, Testing… “ Common Core testing group wages aggressive campaign against critics on social media,” according to The Washington Post’s Valerie Strauss. “ Gates Foundation CEO Admits Underestimating Common-Core Challenges.”

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” Republicans are made because the Department of Education issued guidelines about how ESSA should be implemented. Via Education Week : “New Test Pitched As Alternative to Common Core-Focused High School Exams.” City native and rap superstar Fetty Wap released a music video last week for his latest single, ‘Wake Up,’ filmed at Eastside High School, according to social media posts by the rapper. Education Politics.

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