These new tests look different than what we’re used to, and have tremendous potential to address many of the biggest problems with standardized tests. It’s critical that we stay focused on the long game here, because in the short-term, implementation is going to get messy.
The CK-12 Math Edmodo app and the CK-12 Science Edmodo app provide libraries of quizzes that cover middle and high school science and mathematics concepts. Practice quizzes are posted as assignments and your students' scores automatically show up in your Edmodo Gradebook.
What Common Core Looks Like In A Second Grade Classroom NPR The Common Core State Standards in reading and math have generated lots of attention and controversy, but what do they look and sound like in a classroom?
The increased focus on both informational text and close reading provides social studies teachers with unique opportunities to support student learning. Try these five strategies in your classroom today to infuse the essence of the Common Core standards.
Padlet (formerly WallWisher) is a great little tool that has been popular for years now. The video below provides a demonstration of how to create a Padlet wall. Below the video you will find three ideas for using Padlet in your classroom.
Evidence that has emerged in recent years helps students engage with Common Core mathematics and helps teachers prepare for Common Core teaching. In this webinar, Professor Jo Boaler will translate this new research on the brain and math learning into strategies to help math students find success with and enjoy mathematics. Learn powerful new teaching techniques that you can use with your students right away.
"The main point that I would add here — in a conversation about the common core, close reading, and the integration of technology — is that we, as teachers, can help our students cultivate active reading habits if we teach them how to use these tools efficiently."