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The ‘Evergreen’ iPad: Why all your apps should fit on one screen | eSchool News

Time and again, I run into educators who spend hours reviewing long lists of largely drill-and-kill subject apps, such as “100 History Apps” or “50 Spanish Apps for the Classroom.” This obsession demonstrates the most fundamental of iPad...
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“Educators shouldn’t think of iPads as repositories of apps, but rather as portable media creation devices.”

 

Evergreen Apps—such as iMovie, Garage Band, Explain Everything, Paper53, Inspiration, Animoto, VoiceThread, and Doodlecast—are non-subject apps useful throughout the year for speaking, writing, listening, drawing, annotating, curating, collaborating, sharing, and more.

 

Instead of trying to find an app to teach every curriculum topic (an impossible feat and a waste of time), educators instead can integrate Evergreen Apps, along with perhaps a few select content apps, to foster student creativity and innovation.

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Education Week: Spotlight on Math and the Common Core

Education Week: Spotlight on Math and the Common Core | Common Core | Scoop.it
transition to the common-core math standards has resulted in shifts in classroom teaching and course materials.
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Education Week: Spotlight on Common Core for ELLs

Education Week: Spotlight on Common Core for ELLs | Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core State Standards are placing new demands on English-language learners.
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CCSS ELA Lesson Plans

CCSS ELA Lesson Plans | Common Core | Scoop.it
Hands on information, lessons plans, creative ideas for implementing CCSS/ELA.
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NC Resources for Common Core and Essential Standards - LiveBinder

This binder is a collections of resources for Common Core and NC Essential Standards
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NC Common Core and Essential Standards Toolkit K-5 - LiveBinder

Teaching resources, Web 2.0 tools and websites that blend the standards and technology.
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Education Week: Spotlight on Literacy and the Common Core

Education Week: Spotlight on Literacy and the Common Core | Common Core | Scoop.it
Under the new common-core standards, educators are debating which literary texts should be taught in class, preparing for the rollout of new textbooks and readers, pushing literacy development across subject areas, and connecting reading and...
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