Use technology to focus on your students! In this step-by-step guide, teacher and education blogger Catlin Tucker outlines the process for integrating online discussion with face-to-face instruction in a way that empowers teachers to focus their energies where theyare most needed. With concrete strategies, ready-to-use resources, and sample rubrics grounded in the Common Core State Standards, this book shows teachers how to: Increase engagement and drive higher-order thinking Prepare students for high-stakes exams without sacrificing class time Assess online work Personalize learning and differentiate lessons Move toward flipped instruction to create a student-centered classroomCommon Core State Standards for English Language Arts are divided into two main categories: reading and writing. ... are dropped, indicating that by sixth grade students should have demonstrated proficiency in basic language skills. ... with the writing standards, which focus on three specific types of writing: opinion/ argument, informative/explanatory, and narrative. Students must be able to convey ideas clearly, edit and revise their writing, conduct research, and use technology toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Blended Learning in Grades 4–12|
|Author||:||Catlin R. Tucker|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2012-06-12|