Cross Curricular Maker Education Activity That Addresses Common Core Standards

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It combines geometry concepts with a language arts activity while addressing several common core standards. Brief Description: Learners create a robot using geometric shapes and LEDs. Common Core State Standards Addressed.

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

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

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Looking for a Class Robot? Try Robo Wunderkind

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There are a lot of options if you want to bring programmable robots to your classroom. It is a build-a-robot kit designed to introduce children ages six and up to coding and robotics as well as the fun of problem-solving and creative thinking. Who will love this robot.

NYC Principal Commits Suicide After Common Core Test Cheating

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Jeanene Worrell-Breeden, principal of a West Harlem school in New York, committed suicide one day after her students took state Common Core exams, the results of which had to be discarded because Worrell-Breeden manipulated test answers.

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

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What we were doing was attached to the old standards, but the thinking and the logic was very Common Core, very focused on conceptual understanding,” said Johnstone. Related: Common Core tests will widen achievement gap — at first. Read more about Common Core.

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. Kindergarten — Human Robot. Besides Math Standards, Alice supports these Common Core writing skills: 8.3a

Groundbreaking Augmented Reality from @GoSphero - Amazing Robot Ball

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Sphero is a robot ball which can be controlled using mobile apps through Apple and Android devices. Sphero and Education Schools * Parents * Robots * Kids (SPRK) Sphero believes what you play with inspires who you become.

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.

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. Kindergarten — Human Robot. Besides Math Standards, Alice supports these Common Core writing skills: 8.3a

Creative Coding and Robots in the Classroom

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Two common computer science misconceptions are that it’s just about programming and that only teachers with computer science degrees should teach it. Robotics fosters critical thinking skills at an early age, encourages creativity, and turns students into makers rather than consumers.

UBTECH Robotics Announces Launch of UKIT

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UBTECH Robotics announced today the launch of UKIT – a new robotics kit featuring a curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). For more information on UBTECH and its complete line of robots, visit ubtrobot.com.

How to use Sphero the Robot in STEM and Beyond – From Courtney Pepe

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As someone who primarily taught math and science when I was a classroom teacher, I associated robots, robotics curriculum, and robot apps as things that were only used in those subjects. Robots in the Physics Classroom. Robots in the Language Arts Classroom.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

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The article also highlights the confusion, misinformation, and politicized reporting on the Common Core standards, frustrating the critical discussion of the future of public education in the US.

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.

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Don''t just be a robot following commands. Does it align with Common Core Standards? assessment assignments BYOD BYOT common core cross-curricular edmodo flipclass flipped flipping literature paperless PBL project based learning Reading writing

Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if their teacher can’t)

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However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands.

Dash & Dot Robots: How young children can learn to code (even if YOU don’t know how yet)

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However, one aspect of STEM can be a little more daunting for teachers to incorporate, and that’s coding and robotics. It’s a real, moving robot that can dance, sing, and respond to voice commands.

5 Steps for a Successful STEAM Lab

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Last year I judged a robotics competition for Wonder Workshop. Wonder Workshop robots make a fantastic addition to any STEAM Lab. Their robotics clubs make a great addition to any school. My son loves the Dash and Dot robots from Wonder Workshop.

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. Lesson plans about math and tech: How to Achieve Common Core with Tech: the Math Strand.

Sphero

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Sphero is a programmable toy/robot/sphere that is being used in schools worldwide. There is even a curriculum called SPRK (Schools Parents Robots Kids) that is dedicated to teaching kids Common Core skills aligned to STEM (i.e. math programming robots STEM

Tech Ed Resources–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more.

Tech Ed Resources–K-8 Tech Curriculum

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The K-8 Technology Curriculum is Common Core and ISTE aligned, and outlines what technology should be taught when so students have the necessary scaffolding to use tech in the pursuit of grade level state standards and school curriculum.

169 Tech Tip #127: 12 Tips on Hard-to-teach Classes

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Here are twelve ideas: Teach programming with Scratch, Alice, robotics, and Minecraft. These are like the games students love and teach important to Common Core standards as well as the demands of life.

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Sphero Makes a Big Acquisition in littleBits to Bring Hands-On STEAM Learning to Life

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Today, the robotic toymaker is following through by adding a big building block to its educational offerings. Additionally, Sphero says it has more than a thousand lessons and activities that are aligned to Common Core and other state academic standards for math and computer science.

3 Digital Tools to Encourage Close Reading

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All content is Common Core-aligned. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. The reading voice is a bit robotic for me.

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Bing In The Classroom

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Each is aligned to the Common Core and has additional resources to help extend the lesson. K-8: Robotics -These lessons introduce students to the history of robotics but also the impacts robots have on our daily lives.

CoderZ

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CoderZ using an innovative approach to teach STEM by programming/coding 3D virtual robots. Students will learn the basics of robotics and coding by completing missions in a "gamified" environment.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more.

How to Teach STEM Every Day

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Common Core addresses that with their focus on college and career ready, but the huge pushback against these Standards (justified or not, depending upon which side you’re on–we won’t get into those here) may derail their approach.

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10 Myths about Teaching with Tech

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Here are ten of the most common face-palming, head-slapping myths that I have to correct: Kids are digital natives. No, it won’t, despite the 2009 robot who taught a Tokyo class and Elias, the Finnish primary school robot.

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The Maker Movement In Education

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Students in many schools are now routinely engaged in constructing robotic-based equipment that works with devices like Raspberry Pi and, in so doing, are truly exemplifying what it means to be living as a creative 21 st century learner. Common Core: A Lesson Plan for STEM (on Bridges).

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Lesson Plans

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30 K-5 Common Core-aligned lessons –5 per grade level. Genius Hour, Google Apps, Khan Academy , Robotics, STEM, Coding, and more.

Sphero: Percentages

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Sphero the innovative and fantastic programmable robotic ball is something I''ve posted about in the past. edtech math programming robots science sphero This is a great Ed Tech "toy" that can be used w/ kids of all ages for a wide variety of purposes.

Sphero: Orb Basics Lesson 3

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The next lesson in my series of Sphero lessons aligned to Common Core Standards is the concepts of reading sensors and storing data in variables. Objectives (aligned to Common Core Math Standards) Students will: Create a short OrbBasic program that changes the color of the Sphero when it senses that it is in the air. programming robots

Door 24

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This is a super fun game that has students trying to fix a robot''s circuits while solving the mystery behind Door 24. This game focuses on Math for grades 4th-8th aligned to Common Core Standards and has students working on computational fluency, number sense, and algebraic thinking.