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Testing 3- and 4-year-olds is newest front in Louisiana school accountability

Testing 3- and 4-year-olds is newest front in Louisiana school accountability | educational technology | Scoop.it
Louisiana is pushing school accountability a step further, moving this fall to start measuring the academic performance of 3- and 4-year-olds in a pilot program for day-care and early-childhood centers in 15 parishes.
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5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core

5 Top Resources for Aligning Your Social Studies Curricula to the Common Core | educational technology | Scoop.it

Social studies supervisors and teachers across the country are revising their unit plans to meet their state’s content standards, as well as, the Common Core State Standards for Literacy in History and Social Studies.

 

Simultaneously, many states are implementing new evaluation and observation frameworks. The performance ratings employed by the most popular evaluation models encourage a shift away from teacher-led direct instruction to more student-centered activities incorporating inquiry and synthesis. In social studies, primary source document analysis goes hand in hand with the 9-12 Common Core reading and writing standards.

 

Here are five top resources to align your curricula to the Common Core with student driven lessons.

 
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Deb Gardner's curator insight, July 5, 2013 7:00 AM

I would definately add EDSITEment to the above list!

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Tip of the Week: Social Studies and the Common Core

Tip of the Week: Social Studies and the Common Core | educational technology | Scoop.it

In the perfect world in which my brain sometimes lives, my friends and I start our own private school. We design and run it the way schools are supposed to run. Problem-based / constructivist learn...


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5 Good Research Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Good Research Tools for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | educational technology | Scoop.it

"Following the publication of " how to do research " http://bit.ly/15WHrjs ; I received several emails from some of you suggesting a set of interesting web tools to share with you . Most if not all of these applications have been already reviewed here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning."


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