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Your Pathway to Professional Learning.

Discover professional learning opportunities to help struggling students meet College and Career Readiness Standards.

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Practical Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom

Use our recommended teaching strategies in English Language Arts and Math to personalize teaching and learning with technology.

Formative Assessments with Technology

Find ideas for using technology-supported assessments.

Design Professional Development

Create professional learning activities using the PowerUp PD Facilitator's Guide. Learn more >

Make Tech Happen in Your School

Explore the Technology Implementation Practice Guide.

Be the teacher students remember - the one who empowers their success!

Use PowerUp to:

  • Enhance learning for students with disabilities
  • Personalize learning with technology and UDL
  • Enrich your professional learning

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PowerUp WHAT WORKS resources for students with disabilities are now available in OpenEd Resource Library. Customizable lesson plans, materials, videos, and more available in the world's largest online collection of standards-aligned resources. 

Tech Matters

PowerUp What Works offers eight math teaching strategies to integrate technology into evidence-based teaching practices. .  The ability to read, understand, interpret, and create graphs and charts is critical for all students, especially those who struggle and have disabilities. Read More...
At the 2014  Conference for the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English), Kelly Gallagher, admitted using SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare to teach Hamlet. Here Shakespeare’s original language is presented on the left-hand page and the modern translation on the right-hand page. Read More...

Featured Resources

Instructional Strategy guide
Mathematics helps us to understand science and to design, conduct, and analyze the results of scientific experiments. Science requires us to collect data, interpret it for significant patterns, and Read More...
Instructional Strategy guide
Classroom presentations encourage purposeful speaking and engaged listening. When students give a presentation, they not only demonstrate content knowledge but also exercise skills in writing with Read More...