Freckle is a FREE website that provides online learning in math, science, social studies and english language arts. Students take a pretest and then their individualized learning plan begins.
- Be able to login with the classroom code.
- Be able to begin their adaptive test and begin their journey on Freckle.
Adaptive practice: Adaptive practice is different instructional strategies for different groups of learners. Students work at their level for success.
To prepare for this lesson:
The teacher signs up for the free account at Freckle (The website used to be Frontrowed).
The teacher registers the class roster and prints out the log in cards.
Have the students log into Freckle using the classroom code.
Ask students to click on the math adaptive practice.
The same process is followed with all content areas provided.
Watch the videos on Freckle.
- There also is a paid version of Freckle.
- As students practice they are rewarded with coins. They use the coins to buy stickers.
- Science and Social Studies are assigned.
- Teacher can also print practices.
See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources.
Directions for this activity:
The teacher will explain to the students that they are able to use Freckle to practice their Math, Science, Social Studies and English Language Arts facts.
The students log in to Freckle using the classroom code.
Ask the students to click on the math adaptive practice.
Encourage students to work at their best ability.
Show them the videos.
Different options for assessing the students:
- Check for understanding
- Freckle will provide the teacher with data connected to all areas the students have practiced.
MITECS COmpetencies & ISTE STANDARDS
MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.
1a. Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1b. Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1d. Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
Devices and Resources
Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad
Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL
Freckle for iOS
CONTENT AREA RESOURCES
Common Core connected articles and comprehension assessments.
Common core assessments are available for the students.
Assign specific articles connected to current lessons.
Assign specific activities connected to current lessons.
This task card was created by Julie Hoehing, Lake Shore Public Schools. April 2018.