Last week we gave a webinar in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Education on how to integrate and find digital resources to complement the Common Core. In case you missed it or would like to review it again, you can listen to the archived version here.
We packed a lot of information in that one hour. After listening to it, if you’re not sure where to start, I’ve summed up some of the key points and suggest where you should navigate to in order to get you going. And if you have any questions or have suggestions for fellow educators, please post them here.
According to ELA Literacy Specialist, Daniel Rock, here is what the Common Core GPS focuses on:
Here is a quick list of helpful links Rock referred to in his presentation to support your teaching:
I gave a tour of this new and easy to use multimedia portal that features the best of public media content. One of the best things about PBS Learning Media is that the content is tailored for the classroom and contains many shows you know and trust. Make sure you have signed up for it, it’s free!
Digital literacy is also part of increasing “text” complexity as it requires students to build their arguments through multimedia content they have consumed.
By the way, PBS Learning Media has compiled several videos to help you Teach to the Core this month. So check out those out when you go to the site.
Heather Neal gave a great overview on how the content you’re largely familiar with from GPB can support the Common Core