What are some tech resources and tools for the California State Standards?


“Common Core Standards” for iPad (Free): Reference app that includes both ELA and Math common core standards.

California State Standards Tech Info:

SBAC IT Readiness Tool: Information on the Web-based tool used by districts to report each school's current information technology (IT) as it relates to the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) assessments.

General Tech Resources:

EdShelf:  Tools for every project.  

Mind Tools (www.mindtools.com/rdstratg.html): Website that showcases strategies and tools for a variety of skill areas which include problem-solving, reading, learning skills, etc.

Questioning Toolkit (www.fno.org/nov97/toolkit.html): This webpage from The Educational Technology Journal focuses on questioning tools and techniques.

Rubric Tools:

K-12 CCSS Writing Rubrics. Elk Grove Unified School District 

K-6 Common Core Corner Checklists

Video Libraries and Lessons:

Tareasplus was developed by the Khan Academy and is the largest platform of educational videos for math and science in Spanish. 

Teaching Channel (www.teachingchannel.org/videos): Teaching Channel is a video showcase—on the Internet and TV—of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools

LearnZillion:  2,000+ high quality lessons by top teachers - all built from the Common Core State Standards. 

TED-Ed (http://ed.ted.com/lessons): Within the growing TED-Ed video library, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. This platform also allows users to take any useful educational video, not just TED's, and easily create a customized lesson around the video. Users can distribute the lessons, publicly or privately, and track their impact on the world, a class, or an individual student.

Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org): A non-profit organization that provides free lessons, videos, tutorials and more for parents, teachers and students. There are resources for every content area.

Awesome Library (www.awesomelibrary.org): Organizes the web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.