In conjuntion with Connected Educator Month, Common Core Conversation is holding a Lesson-A-Thon all month on edmodo. The goal is to collect 31 lessons in 31 days that integrate the Common Core Standards in various content areas and grade levels.
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Splaysoft, LLC has an iPhone/iPad App called Common Core Look Fors that helps educators integrate the Common Core State Standards into their classroom. The app covers Mathematics, Technology, English Language Arts. ELA was recently updated. This App costs $2.99 and is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 5.0 or later.
I like this one because it comprehesively includes Math, Tech, and ELA as opposed to others which treat each subject separately.
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Which common core apps do you favor?
This site is a resource for K-12 teachers who are or will be implementing the National Common Core State Standards. To search for specific standards, start at the top and click on your grade level. At the top of each page are links to target specific ELA CCSS Standards. The resources listed are both free and premium resources. http://www.commoncorereadinglessons.com/
Included on the main page are links to specific Common Core Standards for all core subjects.
Common Core Planning System, a free download for you
Using Assessment Data to Enhance Your Reading Program
The first time I heard the word disaggregate was in the summer of 1996 while in graduate school.
A classmate, favoring a stule of horn-rimmed glasses, pocket-protector, and polyester pants, seemed well-suited to the word as he gave a presentation on test result. I cringed when he enthusiastically placed transparency after transparency on the overhead projector showing graphs and spreadsheets of numbers representing the latest scores on statewide tests.
I was watching the manifestation of my mother’s admonition that “a girl better learn math or be passed over by those who do.”
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Shortened Link: http://tinyurl.com/literacyanddata
Tools to help you and your staff stay up-to-date on Common Core curricula changes from Scholastic. Easy to read and implement…takes Common Core away from common chore…click here to read the full article
Common Core State Standards:
Building on the excellent foundation of standards states have laid, the
Common Core State Standards are the first step in providing our young people
with a high-quality education. It should be clear to every student, parent, and
teacher what the standards of success are in every school.
See Other Resources from the OOPS: Our Overnight Planning System webpage