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Erin Fontaine

Common Core Standards Boon to E-Learning Industry - SchoolBook - 0 views

  • And the very thing that attracted so many states to adopt Common Core – the widespread standardization of learning goals, as well as the opportunity to do more creative teaching – can also turn it into a windfall for e-learning companies.
  • “It frees teachers up to do the things they went into teaching for. It lets them focus on human interaction.”
Erin Fontaine

Technology Permeates Common Core Standards - 0 views

  • In English language arts, the standards call for students to use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing, as well as to interact and collaborate with others. This includes writing blog posts and commenting on blogs, as the students involved in the Comments4Kids project do.
    • Erin Fontaine
      Blogging you say! Good thing Alex introduced us to this wonder tool! What a grat way to get kids writing!!
    • Erin Fontaine
      Blogging hmmmm! Good thing Alex introduced me to this little wonder tool. What a grat way to get kids writing!
  • Mathematically proficient students should know which tools help them perform different tasks, according to the standards.
  • “This is really at the heart of how students are going to get to these standards," Minnich said. "It’s not necessarily a part of setting the standards, but If we don’t use technology to get students to these standards, we’re missing a huge opportunity."
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