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Common Core Lessons & Resources Is your school district adopting the Common Core ? Work these new standards into your curriculum with our reading, writing, speaking, social studies, and math lessons and activities. Each piece of content incorporates the Common Core State Standards into the activity or lesson.
The Teacher Tap is a free, professional development resource that helps educators and librarians address common questions about the use of technology in teaching and learning by providing easy access to practical, online resources and activities. Check out the Project Overview for more information. For a more indepth look at these topics, go to our online courses including: We're in the process of updating this resource, so you'll find a mixture of old and new pages. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
Read the Latest “Blended Learning Implementation Guide” by John Bailey, Scott Ellis, Carri Schneider, and Tom Vander Ark explores blended learning as a phase change with a goal of accelerating learning toward college and career readiness. Like the Alliance for Excellent Education, the authors think schools and districts should develop a plan — and this implementation guide will help leaders to do so. Download the full paper now. All Getting Smart® Publications
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August 7, 2012 To all my educator colleagues: As you all know, I retired in June of 2011 from my school district job as Director of Technology. I retired to spend more time learning new things to support you as you embed technology into teaching and learning in a meaningful way. I now have the time to visit districts and help with their technology-related initiatives, teach online graduate courses for the Wilkes/Discovery Masters program, and host several webinar series.
1. The Teacher’s Podcast Mark Gura and Dr. Kathy King bring you this series of podcasts, which cover “news, views, research and resources you can use.” Gura and king are educators themselves, and have experience as authors, professors and “ed tech experts.” The duo claim that their podcast won’t offer you the usual fare, but instead includes a fun and crisp perspective, as well as valuable resources.