Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

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Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

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Tech Ed Resources for Class–Common Core State Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Common Core

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: Common Core Bundle. In this bundle, you get 20 tech ed resources on how to use technology to achieve Common Core Standards–presented in a variety of ways including Lesson plans, webinars, and short but pithy articles. 7 Hall of Fame articles addressing Common Core topics. K-8 class teacher, K-8 tech teachers, tech coordinators, library media specialists, curriculum specialists.

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

Kleinspiration

Full Content Library that is Comprehensive! app giveaway Common Core App common core math app fifth grade math app first grade math app fourth grade math app math app second grade math app splash math third grade math app Splash Math apps for iPhones/iPods and iPads and web-based system that cater to Grades 1 to 5 - 10 Download Give-Aways for the App: Enter Below! Splash Math apps have been downloaded by over 4 Million users, and for good reason.

MLA Commons CORE and Open Access

ProfHacker

The Modern Language Association recently announced an exciting open-access project, Humanities Core , funded by the NEH. The announcement explains the project: The MLA and Columbia University Libraries/Information Services’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $60,000 start-up grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to begin development of Humanities Commons Open Repository Exchange, or Humanities CORE.

Free Common Core Aligned Lessons and Web 2.0 Games to Play on your SMART Board!

Kleinspiration

When you click on Common Core State Standards. videos, websites, files - no upload/download time ) Utah Education Network put together a fabulous selection Common Core lessons! The National Science Digital Library has a great collection of interactive content to match your core standards! Class Connect ClassConnect Common Core CommonCore Eric Simons free lessons free online storage open source lesson sharing teacher lesson plans

Core Tech for Learning with ELA Common Core #ISTE2014

wwwatanabe

One of the #ISTE2014 sessions I attended was "Core technologies for the Common Core" by Kyle Brumbaugh and Elizabeth Calhoon. They had a great introduction to the Common Core and a plethora of helpful tools. Table: Supplemental Information for Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards Writing readability and editor Sure, you can use the tools mentioned above to assess the readability of a student''s writing, but the following tool also includes editing.

OpenEd Launches Free Common Core Assessment Creation Tool

The 21st Century Principal

L os Gatos, CA – June 17, 2014 — OpenEd ( www.OpenEd.io ), the largest K-12 educational resource catalog, today announced a free tool designed to enable teachers to easily create assessments with the question types required by Common Core standards. When we added assessments to our library, we found that there wasn’t a wealth of free, quality content. But none of the currently available free tools supported the types of questions required by the Common Core.

The Common Core of Movie Making: Student Film as a Performance Task

CUE

By CUE Member and Guest Blogger Jessica Pack, @Packwoman208 The library is eerily quiet when we enter, and the students are all business, their voices hushed, as they quickly set about rearranging furniture. The digital clock on the wall reads 3:30, and on a Friday afternoon, when school dismisses at 1:50, the library is one […]. The post The Common Core of Movie Making: Student Film as a Performance Task appeared first on OnCUE. Common Core Standards

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

Kleinspiration

National Common Core Standards. iTooch Element ary Produc t Review The iTooch library opens u pon download with options for ten different free downloads ( Language Arts, Science, and Math for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade, along with a health app for 5th grade). There is an app for that. iTooch Elementary is an app covering the official Maths, Science and Language Arts curriculum for grades 3-5. Each title contains 40-50 chapters and includes 1000-2000 activities.

Library of Congress: The Power of Many Primary Sources

CUE

Written by CUE Member and Guest Blogger Esther Kligman-Frey History and LOC statistics The Library of Congress (LOC) is the largest library in the world with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in […]. The post Library of Congress: The Power of Many Primary Sources appeared first on OnCUE. Learn Common Core Standards Education Technology

Websites for Hour of Code by Grade

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It’s easy to see why when you look at fundamental programming concepts: abstraction and symbolism – variables are common in math, but also in education. Besides Math Standards, Alice supports these Common Core writing skills: 8.3a

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. Library 2.014 - October 8th + 9th. We are gearing up for another amazing year of the Library 2.014 Conference. Library 2.014 , October 8th + 9th, 2014 Upcoming deadlines: Presentation proposals will be accepted between now and October 1st for Library 2.014.

Shaping Student Success: Change the Attitude, Improve the Aptitude, Achieve Results

EmergingEdTech

Exploring the World’s Largest Online Library of K-12 Standards-Aligned Resources That Link Assessment to Instruction “Change the attitude and you change the aptitude.” Education Technology Success Stories Free Tools & Resources Future of Education Technology Making the case for Education Technologies best common core resources excellent common core resources motivating student attitudes Standards-Aligned Resources student success through formative assessments

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Browse or search the Owl Eyes library to see if your upcoming book is included. 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.

17 Ways to Add Tech to your Lessons Without Adding Time to Your Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Luckily, Common Core–and many State standards–provide an excellent starter list of seven ways to blend technology into your everyday teaching: have digital ebooks included in your class library. have online libraries included with student resources. Include these as a normal part of their research experience, just like the school library. empower students to solve common tech problems so they can keep moving forward with their learning.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Might we also study whether learners with solid K12 library inquiry experience perform better than the student in the general SHEG sample ? Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

Not Just for Reading Class Anymore: 5 Tips for Teaching Literacy Across Multiple Subjects

Edsurge

Students created a computer program using free online coding platform Scratch to show their progress on a particular Common Core narrative writing standard. For the best repositories of content, Sciascia recommends the Library of Congress and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History , which she writes, “have a wealth of digital resources that illuminate American history at my students’ fingertips.”

Making Math Meaningful with Virtual Math Manipulatives

The CoolCatTeacher

To simplify the process for teachers, they’ve aligned their virtual math manipulatives to Common Core and State Standards. National Library of Virtual Manipulatives. Common Core Every Classroom Matters Podcast Innovation Lesson Plans STEM Teaching Tech TipsUse technology to help you teach math From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Use the real world to teach without the mess of physical manipulatives.

Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!

Kleinspiration

On a nearly annual basis, I find that one of the last things that I have left on my to-do list is maintaining my classroom library. This can be a frustrating task in a normal year, however it becomes a much more tedious process when faced with a number of common library challenges. Many things can impact one''s class library (space, money, grade changes) and can create havoc on their library. Print PDFs, Read Digital Books, and Graph Progress Snap!

An Information Literacy Credential for California (finally!)

CUE

by CUE Member and Library Media Educator Network Co-Chair Glen Warren An Academic Challenge in California Over the course of the last 30 years, the number of teacher librarians (TLs) per student has diminished radically. Common Core Standards Digital Citizenship

It’s Time for Social Studies to Make a Comeback. Here Are 3 Insights for Educators.

Edsurge

As these issues permeate the classroom, we remember the goals we put first and foremost when developing our content library. Education Technology Common Core Digital and Media Literacy Student Voice Diversity and Equity Student Engagement Arts and Humanities Teaching & LearningSocial studies is poised for a comeback in U.S. schools.

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Making a Case for New Balanced Literacy

MiddleWeb

Balanced Literacy Book Reviews argumentation balanced literacy school Becky McTague Capstone CCSS classroom discourse Common Core complex text graphic organizers Jennifer Wirtz Margaret Mary Policastro Maupin House school librariesMargaret Mary Policastro & Becky McTague offer real-world experiences in detailing how & why the New Balanced Literacy School is vital as schools move toward full CCSS implementation.

Curriculum Design is Emotional Work—This Teacher Makes It Easier

Edsurge

Beyond a library of PowerPoint slides, my mathematics curriculum evolved into a patchwork of in-house and free online resources following a scope and sequence specifically tailored to meet my students’ needs. They could easily access a library of lessons and assessments I’d created from scratch, or use. Education Technology Competency-Based Learning Learning Strategies Differentiated Learning Assessment Driven Curriculum Personalized Learning Common Core State Standards

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Edsurge

Classrooms gain access to a comprehensive library of standards-aligned resources and curriculum development tools. Education Technology Assessments Technology in School Criticisms of EdTech EdTech Lexicon Flipped Classroom Student Achievement Data Data and Research Common Core State Standards Assessment Driven Curriculum STEM Education Competency-Based Learning Individualized Learning Personalized Learning

5 must-haves for school makerspaces

eSchool News

These days, school libraries often include makerspaces and librarians are becoming well-versed in the coding, robotics, engineering, and tinkering skills necessary to help students bring their ideas to fruition.

Using Curriculet for Short Reading Texts & PARCC Prep

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

I can assign novels, poems, short stories, and current event articles for my students to read, and they can answer Common Core aligned questions and quizzes in the text. While Curriculet can be used in the Language Arts classroom for flipping reading instruction of novels, any subject area teacher can use Curriculet for implementing Common Core aligned reading of short texts. 1:1 BYOD common core curriculet flipping PARCC Reading

Reading for the Jaded Student & All: Curriculet partners with USA Today

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

In addition to its free on-demand digital library filled with popular books, Curriculet now allows students to read news articles with embedded assessments that develop literacy skills and build subject area knowledge. Known as "curriculets," these integrated checkpoints focus on specific skills and Common Core Standards. common core curriculet digital Reading I''m super stoked for today''s announcement from Curriculet.

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S'Cool Tools of the Week: Refugee Libraries Toolkit, 21Teach

Edsurge

Refugee Libraries Toolkit Free! Refugee Libraries Toolkit : The Refugee Libraries website self-describes itself as “an attempt to reach across the library community to provide resources to better serve refugee populations.” 21Teach : 21Teach is a directory app of STEM Open Educational Resources —games, apps, videos, and ebooks—that align to the Common Core State Standards and run on mobile devices.

Driving over Tukey's Bridge

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While the syntax of Delirium is not difficult, I targeted Common Core Standard CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.9 While I could send students to the library to check out individual copies of the book, I would not have enough books for the whole class to read, and even though I could have students choose their own books for independent reading, what I want is to have students reading more of the same books together. common core curriculet delirium edtech Maine Reading young adult

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MC Assessment = Meta Cognitive Assessment

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

On paper in class using scantron forms (really old school), but good back up when servers go down photocopies On computer in library/computer lab On computer at home On student personal device For assessments administered on the computer, I use the following platforms: Edmodo''s quiz feature Socrative How students are organized: Alone In partners-- one stipulation for working with a partner: students cannot communicate audibly, no sounds allowed. Does it align with Common Core Standards?

App of the Week: Education’s best digital library

eSchool News

note : App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. CommonLit is a free digital library of leveled texts — news articles, poems, short stories, and historical documents.

How Genrefication Makes School Libraries More Like Bookstores

MindShift

For 12 years Jennifer Taylor watched kids come into the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California and struggle: “We’d have rows and rows of books, and they don’t know what to pick.” When she had to box everything up for a remodel anyway, she searched Pinterest and discovered “genrefication,” a movement to organize schools’ libraries by type, like bookstores. Little did Taylor know, she’d stumbled upon a hotbed of controversy in the world of library science.

?Kahoot Pulls Back the Curtains for Studio, a Library of Ready-Made Learning Games

Edsurge

So the company set out to make Kahoot Studio, a curated library of ready-to-play kahoot games for K-12 educators and their students. Housed in Kahoot’s free app and web-based platform, Studio launched today with kahoots (the company’s name for learning games and quizzes) aligned to Common Core standards for grades 5-12 in math subjects including Algebra, Geometry and fractions. Our primary focus is on schools and core curriculum,” says Harrell.

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 3- Using Text and Sharing your Work.

SpeechTechie

Part one showed how to use Aurasma''s library of images and animations , and part 2 gave steps for using your own images and video as "auras. " I look forward to sharing a few other apps this month to show you how augmented reality can be useful in your practice, but first, a Common Core Connection related to this post: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.6 apps augmented reality books Common Core sentence formulation vocabulary

I Want YOU! Free, Virtual, & Global

The Daring Librarian

The Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference - October 3 - 5 "The virtual Library 2.012 conference is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. Attendance is free; sign up at Library 2012 to attend or to be kept informed." -- from the #Lib20102 site! Your Common Core Secret Weapon with the Librarians in the Middle! I want YOU!

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mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 1.

SpeechTechie

In this series of steps, you will see how to make an image aura from Aurasma''s own library of images "float" above a book page when the page is scanned. See my other posts detailing other features of Aurasma: -Part 2: Augmenting visuals with your own images/video -Part 3: Making text "auras" Oh, and by the way, there''s a Common Core Connection : CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 2- Making it Your Own!

SpeechTechie

In the last post, we looked at how to use Aurasma''s own library of images, animations and 3D models to create an "aura"- an image overlay that appears when you scan a visual material (usually, another image). If you are creating a video aura of speaking about a book connection, as I modeled above, a Common Core Connection for you: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.4.4

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You've Got Game: Wii Learning

The Daring Librarian

Winner and Meghan Hearn Moderated by my friends & mentees the amazing Library Girl -Jennifer LaGarde & Mighty Little Librarian Tiff The Nintendo Wii is a powerful tool for engaging your students and supporting math instruction. common core Jennifer LaGarde librarian tiff math matthew winner tiffany whitehead wii Wii Learning: Engaging Students through Gaming Technology Monday January 9th - 8pm EST with Matthew C.