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Teaching Critical Lenses through Disney Movies

“ Archetypal, Historical, Marxist, and Feminist lenses applyed to different Disney Movies”
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The Common Core and Their “Not-So-Common” Performance Tasks

The Common Core and Their “Not-So-Common” Performance Tasks | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“Last week, the Edcite teacher team led a professional development session at Katherine Smith Elementary School about the Common Core Performance Tasks. This topic was clearly a timely one for educa...”
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Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics

Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
The Common Core Standards in Mathematics stress the importance of conceptual understanding as a key component of mathematical expertise. Alas, in my experience, many math teachers do not understand...
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Common Core promotes student success - CNN

Common Core promotes student success - CNN | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“CNNCommon Core promotes student successCNN(CNN) -- As the drumbeat to roll back the Common Core State Standards gets louder, some people are starting to question the value and purpose of academic standards in the first place.”
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Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to read and evaluate its level of accuracy, reliability and bias. When we recently as”
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The Coming Common Core Assessments: How They Could Stop Patronizing our Students

The Coming Common Core Assessments: How They Could Stop Patronizing our Students | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
We are at a critical juncture for education reform in America: forty-six states have adopted a brand-new set of English Language Arts Common Core State Standards for college- and career-readiness, and most are on the ...
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Argument Curation: An Effective Approach To Develop Critical Thinking Among Students

Argument Curation: An Effective Approach To Develop Critical Thinking Among Students | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, October 3, 2013 5:48 PM

An excellent story for lecturers or teachers thinking in content curation as a tool in their aulas.

Fiona Harvey's curator insight, October 8, 2013 2:22 AM

Useful for educators - key digital literacy skill

johanna krijnsen's curator insight, December 4, 2013 2:00 PM

content curation and critical thinking skills

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Free Technology for Teachers: SummarizeThis Quickly Summarizes Long Passages of Text

Free Technology for Teachers: SummarizeThis Quickly Summarizes Long Passages of Text | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it

by Richard Byrne

 

"SummarizeThis is a free tool that summarizes the main point(s) of long articles that you find on the web. To use SummarizeThis you just copy and paste text into the summary box and click "summarize." A summary of the text then appears above the original text that you copied."


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I'm skeptical, for sure, but this might be a useful classroom tool for teaching students how to write high-quality, objective summaries. How does this summary compare to your own? Was the machine effective?

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Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning? - by Rotana Ty

Are We in an An Age of Collective Learning? - by  Rotana Ty | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ Rotana Ty shares a wonderful essay on collective learning for Permamarks blog. He has curated ideas by many thought leaders on the topic including Marcia Conner, Nilofer Merchant, John Hagel, Tiffany Shlain, Gideon Rosenblatt, J.”
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Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0

Bloom's Digital - Web 2.0 | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ TOUCH this image to discover its story. Image tagging powered by ThingLink”
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Knowmia - Technology for Teaching. Made Simple.

Knowmia - Technology for Teaching.  Made Simple. | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ Search thousands of tutorial videos on any subject from the worlds best teachers. Before you know it, you'll know it.”
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The Common Core FAQ from NPR

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“It's not just Louis C.K. and Stephen Colbert who are confused about the Common Core. Get the facts here.”
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Tip #1 for Locating Paired Informational Texts for Instruction

Tip #1 for Locating Paired Informational Texts for Instruction | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
Beginning in 2nd grade, the Common Core Reading Informational Standard 9 challenges students to be able to "compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic" ...
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Many teachers struggle to find paired passages. Here are offered some tips.
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What is the Common Core? A detailed, fancy, and not your everyday FAQ

What is the Common Core? A detailed, fancy, and not your everyday FAQ | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“Understand the News”
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5 reasons NOT to share that Common Core worksheet on Facebook

5 reasons NOT to share that Common Core worksheet on Facebook | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
You are browsing Facebook on a Sunday evening. Someone has shared a baffling piece of math homework that was sent home with their child. Accompanying commentary bemoans the current state and future...
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SBAC Practice Test Overview

This is a video I developed to introduce the tools available to students in the SBAC practice test located here: http://bit.ly/sbactest (I liked a @YouTube video from @cloudtrip http://t.co/0TUdX8sqWH...
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A Great Project Based Learning Rubric Every Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Great Project Based Learning Rubric Every Teacher should Have ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ RT @FlipWithMoodle: @mentorschools A Great Project Based Learning Rubric Every Teacher should Have http://t.co/I9joTpSNWq #PBL #ridgeproject”
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10 Web Resources For Teaching About Controversy - Edudemic

10 Web Resources For Teaching About Controversy - Edudemic | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
Today's feature is all about using various web tools and resources to have the tough talk - to find better ways for teaching about controversy.

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Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms by Katrina Schwartz

Five Research-Driven Education Trends At Work in Classrooms by Katrina Schwartz | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ Increasingly, educators are looking to research about how kids learn to influence teaching practices and tools.”
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How To Start Using iTunes U In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Start Using iTunes U In The Classroom - Edudemic | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ Ready to take the plunge and start using iTunes U in the classroom? It's not as scary as you think - and many aren't yet using the tool!”
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The Difference Between Doing Projects Versus Learning Through Projects

The Difference Between Doing Projects Versus Learning Through Projects | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
"We’ve clarified the difference between projects and project-based learning before. Projects are about the product, while project-based learning is about the process."
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How To Cite Social Media: MLA & APA Formats

How To Cite Social Media: MLA & APA Formats | Teaching the Common Core | Scoop.it
“ Well, it's official, you can now officially cite social media sources in MLA and APA formats. Although this might not seem like a big deal, it is an important step in acknowledging social media as ...”
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