Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Math Resources, Videos | Posted on February 28, 2013
Common Core Math Videos from Southeast Comprehensive Center are organized by grade levels. These videos are intended for teachers to show how to take the Math Common Core standards and apply best practices for instruction in the classroom.
Here is a collection from TN of sample Common Core writing prompts and a scoring rubric
5th grade prompts
8th grade prompts
11th grade prompts
Scoring materials for sample prompts
Just came upon a phenomenal resource for Common Core Math geared specifically to middle school teachers. Created by teacher Alison Shook, this Livebinder has everything from tasks, teaching resources, inclusion ideas, integrating reading & writing, students activities, and even algebra resources.
Check it out at:
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Google | Posted on February 27, 2013
Google A-Z is a wiki with numerous Google resources for the classroom.
Here is a nice collection of parent permission slips for technology use put together by Vicki Davis on Cool Cat Teacher blog. Several are excellent to modify for middle and high school students.
BBC Earth has a You Tube channel with some incredible videos that can be used in the classroom. You’ll find 50 years worth of astounding, entertaining, thought-provoking and educational natural history content on here.
Quozio allows you to copy and paste any quote and author and the site will create a jpeg image you can save to your computer to use in slideshows, videos, or posters.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Algebra, Math Resources | Posted on February 26, 2013
Desmos is a site with a free online graphing calculator that can instantly plot any equations. It works on any computer or tablet without having to download anything.
Pixabay is a great site to find beautiful public domain images to use on your web sites, presentations, and videos.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Games | Posted on February 22, 2013
Spree Learning Games
Spree Games is the Leading Resource for Digital K-12 Educational Learning Games.
It consists of a public site listing all games available, and a subscription service allowing students to play games, including proprietary ones to Spree, to save lists, and to track success.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in iPod Touch/iPhone, Mobile Learning | Posted on February 22, 2013
6 Ways Students Can Use Siri is an article from Simplek12 about the smart use of iPhones in the classroom.
Digital Blooms is a wiki with many ideas (most shown through video) of applying Blooms Taxonomy in classroom instruction through technology integration.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in BYOD, Mobile Learning | Posted on February 18, 2013
50 Shades of Mobile has a list of 50 resources to use with mobile learning including separate sites for mobile phones, iPads, and BYOT.
U Tell Story is multimedia storytelling and sharing community that let people from different age and background to easily tell stories and share topics with photo, video, voice, music and words.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core, Reading/Language Arts | Posted on February 18, 2013
Curriculum Corner Common Core ELA Checklists by Grade Level is a helpful tool for teachers implementing Common Core Standards in the classroom. There are many other good Common Core Resources on this web site.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Animation, Digital Storytelling | Posted on February 18, 2013
Sketch Star is an animation program students can use to create stories and illustrations of ideas.
If It Were My Home
The lottery of birth is responsible for much of who we are. If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you be the same person?
IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.
Teach Your Monster to Read
Teach your Monster to Read: First Steps is a new, free game to practise the first steps of reading.
Combining top quality games design with essential learning, the game is built on the principles of synthetic phonics and follows the teaching sequence of the Letters and Sounds programme.
Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on February 12, 2013
Learn Math Easily is an online site that provides students with digital math content, promotes a collaborative working environment, formative assessments, and real-world applications embedded within each project. Aligned with Common Core.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Videos | Posted on February 11, 2013
18 Best Online Video Editing Tools has a comprehensive list of tools to edit video content.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Seasonal/Holidays | Posted on February 11, 2013