- Internet use, keyboard skills and multimedia production for sharing ideas all show up in Common Core Standards recommendations, and all of these require teachers to think about messages and media in a holistic way.
- Edudemic breaks down why emphasizing critical judgment to students is important and why helping them to reason through decisions is an important goal.
- Getting students to understand the role of social media in creating social versus non-social projects can also be crucial.
From the article:
"... While there’s always a lot of mumbling and grumbling when it comes to anyone mandating what should be taught and how to get there, the Common Core Standards have been adopted by 45 of the states, so they’re not exactly something that can be easily ignored.
So how do all of the newer, innovative teaching methods and ideas mesh with having to meet certain standards? In this month’s issue of the Edudemic iPad Magazine, our awesome writer Terry Heick takes a look at how technology and the Common Core standards are working together…or are they? ..."