Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Many struggling and special needs students have a print disability. Unable to gain information from printed materials, their challenges only increase as they progress through school. Teachers can meet these students’ needs by translating the three... More...
You can’t do anything about the weather—EXCEPT, that is, if you are a teacher designing weather-related instructional activities. Then you can build reading, writing, math, and science content and skills by integrating varied tech tool... More...
Let’s visit innovative educational programs where learning is being transformed by technology. Students around the world are collaborating with researchers, authors, scientists, and public policymakers to expand their learning beyond the classroom... More...
Does your district or school implement blended professional development (PD)? A growing number of districts and schools are enhancing their PD with by offering a mix of face-to-face and virtual learning opportunities, such as: Typical Face-to-... More...
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... 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... More...
Greg Toppo discussed his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter, on the popular Diane Rheme Show (NPR, Washington, D.C.). The book describes the many ways gaming can help children learn—especially... More...
Digital storytelling is an engaging way to tell a story or present information by mixing computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips, and/or music. For struggling students, learning, comes alive as they: Use their creativity... More...
OpenEd and PowerUp What Works Form Partnership to Bring Together Comprehensive Online Educational Resources
PowerUp What Works has joined forces with OpenEd to bring educators a comprehensive suite of online educational resources! We’re working together to connect the 1000’s of online, high quality educational resources—including videos,... More...
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