Tuesday, October 7, 2014

CCSS has now shifted to teaching how to read informational text to the ELA teacher as well as the content area teachers. Here are some great ideas for middle school teachers. Enjoy. Courtesy of Edutopia.

Ideas for using tablets to study informational texts with middle-schoolers
Tablet computers can be effective tools to help middle-grades students find, take notes about and synthesize informational texts in assignments, teacher and educational consultant Monica Burns writes in this blog post. She suggests teachers allow students to experiment with iPad apps, such as iMovie to make a public service announcements, or Grid to make a graphic organizer for notes. Edutopia.org/Common Core blog (9/22)Bookmark and Share

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