Presentation on theme: "Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation Catlin English Teacher, PD Facilitator & Author Teaching Common Core Standards."— Presentation transcript:
Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation Catlin Tucker @CTuckerEnglish English Teacher, PD Facilitator & Author Teaching Common Core Standards Made Easy with Google Apps
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment What is the Common Core? State led initiative. Coordinated by the National Governors Association & Council of Chief State School Officers Input provided by: State departments of education Scholars & assessment developers Professional organizations Parents, students and members of the public
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Why were the CCSS developed?
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment How are the CCSS organized? www.corestandards.org
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment English Language Arts Categories: Reading literature Reading informational text Reading foundational skills (*K-5) Writing Speaking and listening Language History, Science & Technical Studies separated at 6-12 into subject specific reading & writing
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment What Are Anchor Standards? Read closely to determine explicit and implicit meaning of text and cite textual examples. goo.gl/T3Zz8
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Common Core is Like a Staircase
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Reading Math Standards
K-5 Math Standards Provide students with a solid foundation in: Operations & algebraic thinking Number & operations in base 10 Number & operations - fractions Measurement and data Geometry
6-8 Math Standards 6-8th grade standards provide students with a solid foundation in: Ratios & proportional relationships Number system Expressions & equations Geometry Functions Statistics & probability
9-12 Math Standards The high school standards are listed in conceptual categories: Number & quantity Algebra Functions Modeling Geometry Statistics & Probability
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment College and Career Ready?
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Surprising Stats 2008-2009: 1.5 million students in remediation % of students not prepared for college level work: 33% reading 47% social science 58% algebra 72% biology Only 23% of college students do not require any remediation.
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment How will this impact you? It's not that bad.
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Important Points of Emphasis The Common Core Standards: Stress real world relevance Encourage higher-order thinking skills Value research and problem solving Weave in technology and media literacy Emphasis on depth not breadth
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment 21st Century Literacy The Standards lay out a vision of what it means to be a literate person in the 21st century.
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Google Docs goo.gl/JK2fW To Teach Common Core State Standards
Create presentations Collect & organize info Design a survey or quiz Access tons of pre-made templates, then "make a copy" to adapt and use Create flow charts, mind maps, venn diagrams, & timelines Just a bit about docs... Collaborate on shared docs
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Close Reading Text Column for group annotations
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Define Words Determine meaning of unknown words
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Combine Reading & Writing Standards Column for group discussion Text
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Writing Standards Types of Writing required: Argument Informative/Explanatory Narrative (*English) Students must devote significant time and effort to writing, producing numerous pieces over short and extended time frames.
Rubrics - Self & Peer Assessment Videos to Drive Debates Hyperlink to videos and use to drive discussions & debates
Flip Your Instruction goo.gl/pqop1 Forms Docs Spreadsheet
Catlin Tucker Twitter - @CTuckerEnglish Education Blog - www.catlintucker.com www.catlintucker.com Blended Learning in Grades 4-12: Leveraging the Power of Technology to Create Student-Centered Classrooms goo.gl/vKBqp