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Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards With Technology
Grades 6-12



© 2016 | 232 pages | Corwin

Let technology pave the way to Common Core success.

Your transition to the Common Core just got easier! When you start getting creative with technology, you’ll turn your classroom into a student-centered learning environment that fosters collaboration, individualizes instruction, and cultivates essential technological literacy.

This book is your road map to student success—while meeting the Common Core ELA and literacy standards. Features include:

  • Specific recommendations for free apps and tech tools that support the Common Core
  • Step-by-step guidelines to breaking down a Common Core standard for your grade and subject
  • Teacher-tested, lesson ideas and teaching strategies
  • Replicable resources, including prewriting activities and writing templates
  • Real-life examples

You don’t need to be in a 1:1 school to do amazing things with technology. With just a few devices, you can engage a whole class! Delve into the Common Core ELA standards by having students experiment creatively with the tech tools at hand for a more meaningful and resonant learning experience.

"The book contains a tremendous collection of actionable ideas that can be seamlessly implemented to make a difference in all aspects of the classroom. A must-own guide that will surely be a teacher's go-to resource to help bring the standards to life."
Adam Bellow, Founder of eduTecher / eduClipper
Plainview, New York


"Catlin Tucker provides great ideas for student use of technology tools that cross the curriculum areas and allow the students to showcase their mastery of content. Students will love how the traditional classroom assessments are transformed!"
Kathy Schrock, Educational Technologist, Adjunct Instructor
Wilkes University, PA


 
Preface
 
Chapter 1. The Heart of the Common Core: Points of Emphasis in the Literacy Standards
 
Chapter 2. Transforming Low-Tech Classrooms With BYOD and Mobile Devices
 
Chapter 3. The Reading Standards
 
Chapter 4. Argumentative Writing
 
Chapter 5. Informative Writing
 
Chapter 6. Narrative Writing
 
Chapter 7. Rethinking Research
 
Chapter 8. Language
 
Chapter 9. Speaking and Listening
 
Chapter 10. Charging Ahead in the Face of Change

"Extremely well written and includes excellent resources and ideas.  After reading it I no longer see the implementation of the Common Core as a daunting task.  Several ways to incorporate the standards into different subjects were discussed. I am looking forward to using these ideas in my science classes."

 

Loukea Nakos Kovanis-Wilson, Chemistry Teacher
Clarkston High School, Clarkston, MI

"Catlin Tucker provides great ideas for student use of technology tools that cross the curriculum areas and allow the students to showcase their mastery of content. Students will love how the traditional classroom assessments are transformed!"

Kathy Schrock, Educational Technologist, Adjunct Instructor
Wilkes University, PA

"Catlin Tucker's Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology expertly explores practical applications that can help educators leverage digital tools in order to enhance their classroom practice and the culture of learning in and out of the classroom. The book contains a tremendous collection of actionable ideas that can be seamlessly implemented to make a difference in all aspects of the classroom. A must-own reference guide that will surely be a teacher's go-to resource to help bring the standards to life."

Adam Bellow, Founder of eduTecher / eduClipper
Plainview, New York

"In this book Catlin Tucker demonstrates how technology can be leveraged to focus on the key skills in the Common Core. Her creative pedagogical approach, focusing on a dynamic use of technology, provides clear, easy to digest tutorials."

Jason Markey, Principal
East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, IL
Key features

 

    • Step by step instructions and screen shots for online tools will help students develop their literacy skills
    • A wide range of Web 2.0 tools are highlighted, offering teachers a wealth of resources to draw on
    • The book will contain a number of technology infused lessons
    • The book is grounded in the Common Core Standards and the latest research on the use of technology in education
    • Reproducible resources

Sample Materials & Chapters

Preface

Chapter One


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ISBN: 9781483358970
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