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Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards With Technology

Grades 6-12
First Edition
By: Catlin Rice Tucker

This road map to Common Core success includes specific recommendations for free apps and tech tools, step-by-step guidelines for meeting standards, and teacher-tested lesson ideas.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781483358970
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Corwin Teaching Essentials
  • Year: 2015
  • Page Count: 232
  • Publication date: June 01, 2015

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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

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


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Catlin Rice Tucker

Catlin Tucker is a Google Certified Innovator, bestselling author, international trainer, and frequent Edtech speaker, who teaches in Sonoma County where she was named Teacher of the Year in 2010. Catlin’s books Blended Learning in Grades 4-12 and Blended Learning in Action are both bestsellers. She has also written a book titled Creatively Teach the Common Core Literacy Standards with Technology to support teachers in thinking outside of the box as they shift to the Common Core. Catlin is working on her doctorate at Pepperdine University. She writes the “Techy Teacher” column for ASCD’s Educational Leadership. She is active on Twitter @Catlin_Tucker and writes an internationally ranked education blog at CatlinTucker.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


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



Price: $32.95
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