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Common Core Edtech Index

on December 27, 2012

Assessments, priorities and challenges are just a few of the things that education technology leaders face with the Common Core State Standards.

And technology touches all three of these areas. To help address these issues, these news articles and white papers show what's happening, what lies ahead and what districts and states are doing to prepare.

News and features

What 9 Priorities Should Districts Set to Move Ahead with Common Core?
Find out the answer.

4 Emerging Trends in Common Core State Standards
An issue brief from the National Governors Association highlights four trends in Common Core State Standards implementation. 

Common Core Teamwork Culls Content
States are collaborating to match digital resources with Common Core Standards.

Pinterest Aids Educators in Common Core Prep
The popular visual bookmarking site hosts a number of educators who share resources on the Common Core State Standards.

What Will Common Core Standards Cost States?
While individual costs vary, states will have to fork over a pile of money for professional development and content. 

5 Challenges States Face with Common Core Assessments
A new report finds that technical issues with Common Core assessments could pose a problem for some states. 

School Districts Integrate Technology into Common Core-based Curriculum
As states emphasize the Common Core State Standards, school districts work on using technology to meet learning goals.

Florida Launches College Placement Test Aligned to Core Standards
Through a computer-based assessment, the Florida College system sets college readiness expectations for incoming students and addresses students' weak areas.

School Officers Release Core Teaching Standards for Public Comment
The draft core standards seek to make professional teaching standards consistent throughout the states.

Technology Permeates Common Core Standards
Throughout the Common Core State Standards, technology provides a way for students to gain the knowledge and skills that the standards emphasize in math and English language arts.

Sound off on Common Academic Standards
Everyone has a chance to comment on the proposed math and English standards that all but two states have volunteered to develop.  

 

White papers

Preparing for the Common Core State Standards
The Common Core State Standards assessment requirements provide an opportunity for school districts to reinvest in network infrastructure.
 
Mobile Devices and the Common Core
Download this paper to learn how mobile devices can help meet the learning objectives of the Common Core State Standards.

Tying Technology to the Common Core Standards
Download this poster for a deep dive of specific mobile device capabilities education leaders need to consider when integrating mobile devices with curriculum to meet the Common Core State Standards and learning objectives.


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