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Mapping Media to the Common Core Part 1

Mapping Media to the Common Core Part 1

This is the information portal for “Mapping Media to the Common Core Part 1” in Spring 2013, a blended professional development course taught by Wesley Fryer and offered both via synchronous videoconferences and online through Western Montana CSPD. The syllabus is available as a PDF file. All participants must BYOI (bring your own iPad) to each session! Sign up on www.cspd.net.







Images for navigational menus in this course by Aleksandra Wolska are licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-Only.

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Each participant is required to use an iPad for our course. The following FREE apps will be used and should be downloaded prior to the meeting they will be addressed: SubText Edmodo AudioBoo (classic for iPhone version) KidBlog for iPad Student Clicker – Socrative Spreaker DJ Paper by fiftythree Brushes EduCreations Apps which are recommended …

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Each chapter of our course will be shared with students as an ePUB eBook. Links to these chapters will be sent to students BY EMAIL. Each email message will include a DROPBOX link. After opening the email message on their iPad, students should click the DropBox link and choose to open the ePUB document in …

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All course reading materials will be provided to students as digital downloads from DropBox so they can be loaded into the iPad app “Subtext.” We will use Subtext to have discussions “within” these texts as well as ask questions and share resources. In this way, Subtext will serve as our primary “learning management system” in …

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We will use the Twitter hashtag #mmccmt as a “backchannel” during this course to share links, ask questions, and provide support/assistance to each other. A Twitter search widget will be added here soon. In addition to using the website Twitter.com, you might consider using: Hootsuite (also available as a free app) Tweetdeck extension for Google …

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The following websites will be used by students in this course. Note different websites require unique accounts / logins which students will need to create individually. www.cspd.net (course registration, payment and credit) Edmodo (our learning management system) twitter.com subtext.com Our Class Blog (on kidblog.org) audioboo.fm soundcloud.com educreations.com <- RETURN to Mapping Media to the Common Core …

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