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Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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Everything CCSS "I Can" for K - 8 Grades - The Curriculum Corner 123

Everything CCSS "I Can" for K - 8 Grades - The Curriculum Corner 123 | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
We are often asked why we have changed our original “I Can” statements.  This change occurred for two reasons.  First, there have been significant change
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Kid-friendly "I can" statements tied to the Common Core standards to help children understand what they are supposed to be learning. 

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10 Ways to Use Technology to Teach Writing > Eye On Education

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"The Common Core’s Anchor Standard 6 for writing in grades K–12 requires students to “use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others”. Here are some ideas for meeting this standard (besides the obvious use of technology—word processing).


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So much more fun than just word processing.

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 7, 2013 9:35 AM

What tools are there to help students PRODUCE writing online? Lauren Davis identifies five areas that for producing writing:

* Collaborative tools

* Grammar and language resources

* Fun prompts to get their juices flowing

* Brainstorming and drafting graphic organizers.

* Research tools

What tools are there to help students PUBLISH writing online?
* Magazines

* Online contests

* Class e-newsletter or newspaper

* Book review website

* Class blog or website

There are links to many resources thoughout this post and in many cases specific suggestions are provided for grade levels. If you are not using online tools with your students this post provides great resources to help you begin the process.

mshudson's curator insight, April 7, 2013 12:04 PM

Very interesting! I use some of the tools highlighted but must expand my application to include consistent student usage.