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8 mathematical practices aligned with Common Core State Standards. It particularly shares with teachers starategies to employ in elementary, middle, and highschool to meet the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. The graphic is based on Common Core Math Book Bundle, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12, by Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones.
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"I am revisiting this topic of enhancing students creativity using iPad apps for the second time this year. Almost 10 months ago I featured here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a selection of some great apps http://bit.ly/185Tusc that can be used in class to boost students creative thinking; and today and after having reviewed hundred of new educational apps since that post, I decided to compile an updated version of that list and include some newly featured apps in the category of creativity.
Of course by creativity I mean giving students the chance to take their learning to the next step, one in which they are active producers and participators in knowledge building. Creativity is all about creation and iPad is an ideal device to support this creative thinking. Check out the apps I have handpicked for you today and share with us if you have other suggestions :"
Schools aim for tech-savvy students Bethany Beach Wave A study at Frostburg State University underscored that some students did not know how to spell check their work and perform other routine computer tasks during a sample PARCC test, Verbeke said.
Though much of it is focused on the broader ideas of the Core Standards, we thought that a number of the statistics contained in this handy infographic / Common Core guide were interesting. (Good quick reference to understand #CommonCore!