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5 skills students need to succeed on common core tests

5 skills students need to succeed on common core tests | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
develop reading stamina.transfer close reading skills from paper to the computer screen.answer text dependent questions.identify textual evidence to support answers.practice navigating the tools embedded into the computerized exam.
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Very simply put!

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Mark Gillingham's curator insight, February 4, 2014 4:14 PM

Teachers need help finding appropriate materials for their students, who need to be steeped in a culture of reading across disciplines. 

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10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports

10 Technology Enhanced Alternatives to Book Reports | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
The most dreaded word in school reading for students: book reports. Teachers assign them, viewing them as a necessary component of assessing reading comprehension. Book reports can be a contributing factor to 'readicide'.

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5 skills students need to succeed on common core tests

5 skills students need to succeed on common core tests | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
develop reading stamina.transfer close reading skills from paper to the computer screen.answer text dependent questions.identify textual evidence to support answers.practice navigating the tools embedded into the computerized exam.
Via Mel Riddile
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Very simply put!

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Mark Gillingham's curator insight, February 4, 2014 4:14 PM

Teachers need help finding appropriate materials for their students, who need to be steeped in a culture of reading across disciplines. 

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

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Think Pedagogy First, Technology Second

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Rachel Vartanian's curator insight, March 28, 2014 4:40 PM

EdTech is about education: student learning and outcomes. 

Jimena Acebes Sevilla's curator insight, August 18, 2014 8:33 PM

Primero la pedagogía, después la tecnología.

Stéphane Bataillard's curator insight, August 24, 2014 1:26 PM

A méditer...

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PARCC Task Prototypes and New Sample Items for Mathematics | PARCC

RT @beske3: More direct link to the new PARCC math sample items. http://t.co/SdSyKRWUbf #CCSS #coreadvocates
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Five-Minute Film Festival: Ten Sources for Free Lesson Planshttp://www.edutopia.org/images/blogs/beats/FiveMinFilmFestImage.gif

Five-Minute Film Festival: Ten Sources for Free Lesson Planshttp://www.edutopia.org/images/blogs/beats/FiveMinFilmFestImage.gif | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
Exploring free lesson planning resources can be overwhelming. Some are extremely useful, and others not so much.
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We Have 21st Century Learners Who Need 21st Century Leaders

We Have 21st Century Learners Who Need 21st Century Leaders | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
We must lead the shift to a way that maximizes opportunities for investigation, problem solving, and collaboration while maintaining assurance that each child is gaining knowledge, and is able to apply it both alone and with others.

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Kirsten Wilson's curator insight, February 10, 2014 11:33 AM

Excellent argument and validation for Instructional Leaders to be at the forefront of the cutting edge in instruction.  That involves conceptual learning, instructional technology that redefines the learning, and quality instructional implementation both in classrooms and in professional development.

Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 10, 2014 4:39 PM

It is wise not to allow allow large dichotomies, perhaps false dichotomies to dominate this debate. Critical thinking, collaborative work and knowledge of content are all important and attainable for good teachers, as they have been. It is a matter of emphasis. Check

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 12, 2014 11:46 PM

But, we are almost 15% of the way into the century. Why has it not happened? And, it has not. Not even where I used to work.

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Achievethecore.org :: Complete Guide to Creating Text-Dependent Questions

Achievethecore.org :: Complete Guide to Creating Text-Dependent Questions | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
Thorough explanation of the how and why of text-dependent questions for close, analytic reading. Includes examples.
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This site has many great resources including lesson plans.

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What do Close Reading and Math Have in Common?

#sbRealitweet: How do you track academic operations to monitor the shift to the #CCSS for math instruction? http://t.co/26g6PhjKv6


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A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning

A Beautiful Visual on The Importance of Games in Learning | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it

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edilberto quispe's curator insight, November 18, 2013 7:13 AM

La importancia de los juegos en la educación

Anna Cole's curator insight, November 20, 2013 6:29 AM

I had to zoom this to read it, but it was well worth it!

Agora Abierta's curator insight, January 1, 2014 4:17 PM

La importancia del juego para el aprendizaje: es algo natural

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Close Reading Infographic | Common Core Oklahom...

Close Reading Infographic | Common Core Oklahom... | Disciplinary Literacy | Scoop.it
“Close Reading Infographic on Common Core Oklahoma curated by Connie Wise (Close Reading Infographic | @scoopit via @dgburris http://t.co/sUYecW0wKx #ccss)...” (Close Reading Infographic | Common Core Oklahoma http://t.co/KqRXvFDDAG...
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Awesome graphic depicting Close Reading!

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