Have you ever wished you had an instructional coach at your side to help
align your curriculum with the tech-related indicators found in the Common Core
State Standards (CCSS)? You’re not alone. Nearly all U.S. states have adopted
Common Core, and teachers across the country are redesigning their lessons to
meet the standards, including the edtech component.
In this book
(the first in a four-book series), you’ll learn how to shift your instructional
practice and integrate technology standards found within Common Core into
- Addresses issues that digital age students face and
examines the importance of tailoring their learning experiences using
- Discusses technology needed to teach CCSS and shows
how to address roadblocks to incorporating technology.
- Explains how the CCSS are organized and offers a deep
dive into the standards specific to grades K-2.
- Includes classroom-tested lesson ideas mapped to
tech-related CCSS and ISTE Standards.
- Shares resources (apps, software and websites) that can be used in meeting
About the Authors
Morrison has 14 years of experience as a technology director,
integration specialist and technology coach. A regular conference presenter,
Morrison also teaches education courses at the college
Stephanie Novak, a 27-year educator turned
instructional coach, helps teachers in grades K-5 understand how to blend the
Common Core State Standards into a rigorous curriculum.
Vanderwerff is a 35-year veteran teacher who
has worked with learners from kindergarten to adulthood. As an instructional coach, Vanderwerff uses
his background in media, technology and English language arts to help elementary
teachers implement CCSS.