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These Common Core Math Wikispaces Help You Assess The Standrads | Audio Review # 128

Overview I’m not someone who hates standards.  There are definitely those people out there, but I’m actually a true nerd and kind of enjoy that standards exist.  I like that they guide my instruction and help me to know if I’m on track.  That said, I sometimes find standards incredibly hard to understand.  Sometimes the […]

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Audio Review # 106 | BetterLesson, we think you’d better listen to it!

Overview BetterLesson is a website that archives over 10,000 Common Core aligned lessons created by over 130 master teachers. Each lesson addresses specific Common Core standards, and veteran teachers vet each lesson. Concerns None. I often question how “expert” expert teachers are, given the motivations of the organization to legitimize itself in the eyes of […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 21 | An Ostrich Pillow For All My Friends

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week Keyboarding Skills and the Common Core | Teaching the Core Did you know that anchor standard W.CCR.6 contains keyboarding expectations for grades 3-6? Here, I discuss what those expectations might mean for you. Exactly What The Common Core Standards Say About […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 20 | My Students Were Not Injured

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/08/29/five-bad-education-assumptions-the-media-keeps-recycling/ As a teacher at a school that often out-Exeters Exeter, I agree with this article’s assertion. The surface treatment of educational issues and the recycling of tired assumptions that assume the power of common wisdom sabotage actual, substantive discussions. Please […]

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Tech Talk Roundtable 05 | Listening To Our Own Echoes

Chris, Jamie and Michael discuss the articles of the week, enjoy an interview with Mick Hewitt and Cory Reid of MasteryConnect.com and share their tech tips. Articles of the Week With $100M From The Gates Foundation & Others, inBloom Wants To Transform Education By Unleashing Its Data | TechCrunch Will schools see big data as something they can use to create change […]

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Interview 06 | Mick Hewitt and Cory Reid of MasteryConnect.com

Michael Boll interviews Mick Hewitt and Cory Reid of MasteryConnect.com From their website:  MasteryConnect makes it simple to share and discover common formative assessments and track mastery of state and Common Core standards. Built-in grading tools save teachers time.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Like this:Like Loading…

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