Tag Archives: Common Core

Women of the Summer Olympics Assignments from Edcite

Women of the Summer Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite, a popular platform I’ve featured before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, the folks at Edcite have shared formative assessments from their library that are focused on female Olympians. With technology-enhanced questions and multimedia, your students are sure to be engaged while doing… Read Article →

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers! 1

myBlee Math iPad App is FREE for ClassTechTips.com Readers!

myBlee Math is an engaging, iPad app for elementary students that gives kids access to over a 1,000 lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards. It creates a personalized curriculum to help students address areas in math where they need extra practice. Parents and teachers can access information on student progress and kids can receive extra help from within the app. The folks at myBlee Math have a special offer… Read Article →

Classroom, Inc. Literacy Games with Real World Connections

Classroom, Inc. Literacy Games with Real World Connections

Classroom, Inc. is a nonprofit that makes literacy learning games and project-based activities connected to the real world.  Designed for middle school and early high school students, their content is aligned to the Common Core State Standards in both reading and writing.  Classroom, Inc.’s newest game series “Read to Lead” integrates leadership skills such as critical thinking, decision making, and problem solving with written/verbal communication.  Students must read and write their way to success, while juggling… Read Article →

Personalized K-8 Curriculum from MobyMax

Finding materials that are just right for every student is a daily challenge for teachers. MobyMax offers a integrated curriculum covering reading, writing, vocabulary, language, math, fact fluency, number sense, science and early reading. The program identifies student skill gaps with find-and-fix technology that targets instruction and increases one full grade level in 40 hours. Teachers are loving the easy and accurate diagnostic tools, assessment, IEP reporting, test preparation and real-time… Read Article →

Video Resources from OpenEd Online Library

Earlier this year I shared OpenEd, an online educational resource library for K-12 students. OpenEd offers over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, instructional games and lesson plans for every Common Core Math and English/Language Arts Standard as well as the Next Generation Science Standards. The website has tons of videos to show students that can be used to hook students at the beginning of a lesson or to clarify concepts during a… Read Article →

Master Basic Math Skills with Numbie

Master Basic Math Skills App with Numbie

Numbie is a mobile app for iPads and Android tablets that offers over 1,200 math challenges for students.  Aligned with first grade Common Core skills, Numbie is designed for children aged four to seven years old.  This colorful app has different chapters and levels that take students through a variety of topics.  They’ll tackle counting, geometry, patterns and lots more. In addition to presenting different games for students to play, Numbie… Read Article →

Personalized Digital Learning with Istation Math

  Istation Math uses game-like formative assessments and an adaptive online curriculum to address the needs of individual students.  This digital learning platform can screen students in your class to identify the areas where they need extra help.  Through interactive lessons with guided and independent practice, students can work to master foundational math skills.  Using Istation’s Indicators of Progress assessment (known as ISIP), teachers can see an overall math proficiency score for… Read Article →

TenMarks Math Platform: Individualized Online Support for Students

TenMarks is a powerful platform that helps teachers individualize math instruction for their elementary and middle school students.  It saves educators time preparing lessons, reinforces concepts to improve student outcomes, differentiates based on student need, and keeps kids engaged and motivated. TenMarks Math and TenMarks Teach supports teachers as they work to meet the learning needs of every student through small group and data driven instruction. In preparation for back-to-school, TenMarks has streamlined and improved… Read Article →

The Common Core and Digital Skills Development

The Common Core and Digital Skills Development

Here’s a preview of my post for Edutopia – click on the link below to read more! The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is a powerful set of expectations for student learning that has been adopted by districts across the country. One of the phrases associated with this document is college and career readiness. As we prepare students for life beyond the classroom, including digital tools in our instruction and making connections… Read Article →