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Looking for ways to reinforce 1st and 2nd grade Common Core standards with dynamic, technology-based content? This is the product for you.
For success in the 21st century, our students need fluency in technology and computer programming.
Learn how you can take advantage of free online technologies like Scratch 2.0 teach your students basic concepts of computer programming while practicing the Common Core. Your students will interact with and modify computer games with content straight from the common core.
Inside you will find 9 lesson plans telling you everything you need to know. Doing one lesson per week will span over 2 months and give students plenty of time for their own creative variations. Common Core standards covered in these lessons include basic addition and subtraction, long and short vowel sounds, words with irregular spellings and geometry.
Don't be intimidated if you have never used Scratch 2.0 before or have no background in programming. It's simple. As you teach, you'll develop the Scratch 2.0 skills necessary to create and remix your own dynamic activities.
Visit the Scratch 2.0 website http://scratch.mit.edu/ and search for "misterbitzer" to find examples of the projects you'll be able to utilize in class.