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iPads & the Common Core Standards

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A brief overview of using iPad use for instruction and the link to the Common Core Standards.

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iPads & the Common Core Standards

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  2. 2. • The Core Standards should be the guide for teaching & lesson planning. • As the teacher you need to understand that the Standards’ main premise is to require students to gain cognitive and social skills that will foster success in the 21st Century.
  3. 3. • The Core Standards main focus is on career and college readiness. • Assessment is a huge focus for teachers as they become more mindful of what they are teaching and how they deliver their lessons.
  4. 4. • Another huge focus is that the Standards addresses both the core academic knowledge and complex and higher order thinking skills that reflect 21st Century themes.
  5. 5. Technology and the use of iPads in particular in the classroom is a massive leap into the 21st Century as they are so revolutionary in the way they can be utilized both by the teacher and student.
  6. 6. • Using applications and the iPad enables the teacher to design lessons that require higher thinking skills. • The iPad provides opportunities for multi-disciplinary performance tasks. • Assessment is extremely easy and easily accessed from the iPad. • Teachers can collect and share exemplary student work.
  7. 7. • In the 21st Century we live in a technology and media-suffused environment – technology is used everywhere. • There is not a job anywhere where you do not need the least basic computer skills; and I’ve noticed lately iPads are everywhere. • Instruction using the iPad not only reflects the Standards but also provides students for the future.
  8. 8. • Using the iPad in the classroom provides opportunities for students to research, organize their work, evaluate their work and communicate what they have learned. • Students have never been more motivated to learn using the iPad. • These tools give the students future skills that makes them into a 21st Century Learner. • Most importantly, students become self-directed learners, so that they demonstrate a commitment to learning as a lifelong process.
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