Tech Trends in Common Core



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DIgital Trends in the Common Core State Standards (Presentation PDF)

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Common Core Standards (Site)

  • California Department of Education (Site)
  • (CAASPP) California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress 
  • - California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress testing site

Recommended Student Technology Skills for The Common Core (Fresno COE)

To be used as a guide while developing rigorous Common Core content with the use of technology.

  • Recommended Digital Literacy Skills K-12 (PDF)

Technology Connections of the ELA Common Core Standards (Kings County COE)

This document was produced as a collaborative between the Kings County Office of Education and the Fresno County Office of Education. The information simply pulls out the technology-specific standards that are addressed in ELA.

  • K-12 Tech in CCCSS (PDF)

Common Core: Digital Crosswalk (Solano COE)

This document focuses on areas highlighted indicate digital/technology resources required.

  • ELA and Writing K-5 (PDF)
  • ELA and Writing 6-12 (PDF)
  • ELA Literacy 6-12 (PDF)

Common Core State Standards K-12 Technology Skills Scope & Sequence (PDF) (Long Beach USD)

This Scope and Sequence is adapted from the Fresno County Office of Education Recommended Digital Literacy and Technology Skills to Support the California Common Core State Standards. The skills identified for each grade level align to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Mathematics and English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects as well as skills required to take the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium’s (SBAC) Computer Adaptive Assessments. Additional skills identified in this Scope and Sequence are from the National Educational Technology Standards 2007: Creativity and Innovation; Digital Citizenship; and Technology Operations and Concepts.

Common Core Grade Level Aha's! : Review your tech demands for the Common Core from the info above and then click here to jot down your impressions

21st Century Frameworks

A.) P21 - Partnership for 21st Century Skills

B.) ISTE NETS - International Society for Technology Education

C.) SAMR Model - Dr. Ruben Puentedura

D.) TPACK Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge Framework Model 

  • (TPACK) is a framework that identifies the knowledge teachers need to teach effectively with technology
  • TPACK Video

Search Education

Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum: The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.

  • Common Sense Media's interactive SCOPE & SEQUENCE. Find downloadable and printable lesson plans (PDFs) that are just right for your classroom.
  • Common Sense Media's iBooks Textbooks NEW! Download their new Digital Literacy & Citizenship iBook Textbooks from THE iBOOKS STORE. Media-rich Teacher Editions and Student Workbooks include videos, interactive lessons, assessments, and more!
  • DIgital Citizenship Poster

Media curation is an emerging trend toward integrating media content using both machine and human resources. The practice includes aggregation (gathering) and curation (sorting, categorizing, art directing, and presenting) such that material from multiple sources creates a unique editorial experience for readers/visitors.”

  • Google Alerts: email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your queries.
  • Diigo:  A powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community.
  • Evernote: family of products help you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.
  • Feedly: a single place to collect read and share what matters to you.
  • Pinterest: a visual discovery tool that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests.
  • Build engaged audiences through publishing by curation.
  • YouTube: The second largest search engine in the world..and they have videos too:-)

Communication: Communications today are all over the map! Anyone and everyone can be an author, changing the basis of authority and increasing demands on learners to validate the quality of the information they consume.

  • Remind 101: A safe, free way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents.
  • Google Voice: gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail as easy as email, free US long distance, low rates on international calls, and many calling 
  • Google Hangouts: bring conversations to life with photos, emoji, and even group video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices

Collaboration & Sharing: Explore the "tools of the trade" of successful digital educators. Social networking, online document collaboration

  • Google Drive: lets you store up to 30GB of your stuff for free, access them from anywhere, and collaborate with others.
  • Google+: a social networking and identity service
  • Twitter: Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface. Follow me @TheTechProfe


Content creation takes on many forms.  Content includes everything you say and showcase: what you say on your website, in your brochures, your flyers, but also on your social media sites.  Content creation means creating images, blog posts, eBooks, videos, PowerPoints and more…

Assessment & Checking for Understanding & Mastery: Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a curriculum map, the ability to quickly and easily check for understanding is a critical part of what you do.

  • InfuseLearning: A response system platform by which teachers can seamlessly engage every student on any device. Make informed decisions at the point of instruction with real-time, student feedback.