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Common core Elementary school ISTE Knowledge Constructor Workshop

READING VARIOUS TYPES OF TEXT

By on March 6, 2017

This is a quick blogpost about an easy tech integration opportunity for Grade 4 Reading Workshop. Though the timing of this Unit may have already passed, there are still plenty of opportunities to use this tool to support student learning.
READING WORKSHOP GRADE 4: UNIT 2
BOXES AND BULLETS: PERSONAL AND PERSUASIVE…


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Common core Typing

K-12 TYPING – IT’S IN THE STANDARDS

By on April 1, 2013

With the introduction of the Common Core State Standards, one can only begin to ponder the ways in which to approach the many technology-infused standards that exist. Since there is only one standard (technically three) that focuses on both the quantity and quality of one’s ability, I’ve decided to…


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Common core Design Thinking

DIGITAL RENDERING OF AN IT LAB

By on March 6, 2013

Computer Lab:

3D model by
TechTeacherT
This is my idea of what a computer lab for a growing K-5 school could look like.

Towards the end of January, I had offered to create a digital lab rendering of my school’s future IT Lab as a way to interactively show potential donors a rendition…


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TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION WITHIN THE ELA COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS

By on February 3, 2013

While developing my school’s Technology Plan, much conversation has been centered on the Common Core State Standards and their linkage with technology. So, I took it upon myself to go through all of the ELA Standards to find every Standard that deals with Technology. Below is a compilation of…


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GRAPHING AND THE COMMON CORE, PT. 1

By on November 18, 2012

In the Common Core, the ability to interpret and create graphs is something that is introduced as early as second grade. By third grade, students are expected to interpret and create bar graphs and pictographs (3.MD.3). By fourth grade, students are expected to interpret and create line plots (4.MD.4).

Being…

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