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Jul 03 2013

ISTE 2013: Building Technology into the Common Core Standards

Common Core is forcing students and teachers to adopt brand new technologies and tactics in the classroom.


  • Dr. Ann Flynn, National School Boards Association
  • Cameron Evans, Microsoft Education
  • Monique Flickinger, Poudre School District
  • Kevin Honeycutt, Kristina Holzweiss, Library Technologist
  • Buzz Garwood, the technology teacher at Home Gardens Academy in Corona, Calif.

Video Highlights

  • Common Core Standards are designed to provide a "consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn" and should be "robust and relevant to the real world."
  • Teachers are reevaluating their learning materials and adding technology elements to ensure they align with the Common Core.
  • This is a chance for educators to embrace technology in the classroom.