"PBS LearningMedia, a free destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital public media resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, and lesson plans, provides core subject area resources. Included in this resource library are resources that address media literacy skills underlying the basic tenants of Common Core State Standards."
Part I: Historical Simulations as Problem Spaces: Some Guidelines for Criticism The concept of problem space is a highly useful tool for studying historical simulations, teaching history, and using the former to help in the latter.
Common Core Videos. I came across these videos from someone on facebook and had to share with them my teacher friends. I have been watching some of them and have already adding them to my favorites list.
We recently hosted a session at the IRA Annual Conference in San Antonio called "Using ReadWriteThink.org to Address CCSS and Engage Adolescent Learners."
The first part of the session was presented by Scott Filkins and focused on how to engage adolescent readers while keeping in mind the learning expectations set forth in the Common Core State Standards.
The second part was presented by Laurie Henry examining the SEARCH strategy to help students build and present an argument.
:"The tagline of Teaching Channel is "Great Teaching. Inspiring Classrooms." Educators from kindergarten to college will find hundreds of resources here, including fact sheets, lesson plans, videos, and blogs to help them in the classroom. First-time visitors will need to fill out a short free registration to get started. After this, users can click on left-hand side of the page to browse through Topics that include planning, class culture, behavior, engagement, and assessment. The materials are also arranged by subject and grade level. The Featured Videos area is a delight as well, as it contains dozens of offerings, such as "Carbon Cycling: Create Your Own Biology Lab" and "Reading Like a Historian." Finally, the high-quality blog posts are thoughtful and erudite, including offerings like "Setting Goals for 2012: Where Do You Start?" and "10 Common Core 'Ah-Ha' Moments."
Takeaways from last week's interviews with USED, PARCC, and Smarter Balanced on the move to Common Core-aligned assessments (RT @afhyslop: So much good stuff in @smarick takeaways from chatting w/ #CCSS consortia, esp @SmarterBalanced!
This morning I was a guest on NCompass Live. During my appearance I talked about Gooru. Gooru is a great place to find and or create collections of educational videos, texts, and images. This afternoon I learned that Gooru's new interface includes the option to search for materials according to ELA Common Core standards.
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