Who are you?
Petrified Praying Mantis?
What is common core?
-Same thing across the board
-Turns students from consumers to creators
-Can you justify your answer whether it's right or wrong...
- state let initiative
- defines knowledge and skills students should have to be college/career ready
- built on current state standards
- internationally benchmarked
CC is trying to condense what we are already teaching because it has exploded into "too much."
We are getting the paintbrush back to start being creative again...
We created a paper slideshow about the 6 shifts in LA.
Keys to success -
divide and conquer
No writing during short videos.
Long videos, take pauses so students can write and answer questions.
LOVE -She had us clap every time we heard the video say a "sequencing" word. (Then, Next, Second, etc...)
DON'T just show a video. Pause it, ask questions, collaborate as a group to summarize sections...
Everyone gets an Exit Ticket
Before you give the students a reading passage, wordle it and discuss the vocabulary!
Idaho CC standards
Other various resources in other sessions at this time via Twitter feed...
Free DEN resources - Spelunking
DEN STARS - You get the tech book!
Apple TV audio support
Saving YOUTUBE vids to the iPad directly
Find Quotes about anything!
Apps to share photos
Tech Integration in Education
Roadshow app - download DE vids to iPad