Common Core

Women Olympics Activities from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite. It’s a popular platform I have shared before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments you will certainly want to explore – including on women olympics! Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games there are special new resources. […]

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Classroom, Inc. Literacy Games with Real World Connections

Classroom, Inc. is a nonprofit that makes literacy games and project-based activities connected to the real world.  It is for middle school and early high school students. Their content aligns 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 […]

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Personalized Curriculum for K-8 from MobyMax

Finding materials that are just right for every student is a daily challenge for teachers. MobyMax offers a integrated curriculum. It covers reading, writing, vocabulary, language, math, fact fluency, number sense, science and early reading. The personalized curriculum identifies student skill gaps. This happens with a find-and-fix technology. This technology targets instruction and increases one full grade […]

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Video Resources for Students from OpenEd Online Library

Earlier this year I shared OpenEd, an online educational resource library for K-12 students. It is a video resources for students. OpenEd offers over a million assessments and homework assignments. There are also videos, instructional games and lesson plans. This is available for every Common Core Math and English/Language Arts Standard as well as the Next […]

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Master Basic Math Skills App with Numbie

Numbie is a mobile math skills 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 […]

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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 personalized 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 certainly work to master foundational math skills. Using […]

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TenMarks Math Platform: Individualized Online Support for Students

TenMarks math platform helps teachers individualize math instruction for their elementary and middle school students.  It saves educators time preparing lessons. This tool can reinforce concepts to improve student outcomes. It also lets teachers differentiate as a result of o student need. All of this happens while boosting student engagement and motivation. TenMarks Math Platform […]

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The Common Core and Digital Skills Development

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) includes powerful expectations for student learning. Districts across the country have adopted the Common Core. 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 to technology in the […]

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7 Favorite Creation Apps for Student Creators

Creation-based tasks promote higher-order thinking, encourage collaboration, and connect students to real-world learning. Whether you’re teaching in a project-based learning classroom, engaging students with authentic assessments, or committed to pushing students to analyze and synthesize, providing opportunities for creation is a must. Which creation apps are your favorite? Students who are “making” to demonstrate their […]

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Splash Math Summer Program Summer Slide Prevention

As teachers and families kick off summer vacation, let’s pause. It’s important to think about how students will continue to grow their skills over their break from school. Summer Slide Prevention is crucial! Splash Math offers an online summer program. It is designed to help students maintain their math gains and prepare for the upcoming school year. […]

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