Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.

Jan
31
2014

Focus on Fractions: What Have Your Students Learned About Fractions?

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our “Focus on Fractions” series! View previous posts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5... More...
Jan
30
2014

Focus on Fractions: Finding Tech to Meet Student Needs

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our “Focus on Fractions” series! View previous posts here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 Based on the results... More...
Jan
29
2014

Focus on Fractions: Lessons in Action

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our “Focus on Fractions” series! View previous posts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Check... More...
Jan
29
2014

Focus on Fractions: Using Your Pre-Assessment Results to Target Instruction with Evidence-Based Practices

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our “Focus on Fractions” series! View previous posts here: Part 1 Part 2 As you review... More...
Jan
28
2014

What Do Your Students Know About Fractions?

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our Focus on Fractions series! View previous posts here: Part 1 Key questions teachers... More...
Jan
27
2014

Welcome to Focus on Fractions: Using PowerUp in the Context of a Unit on Fractions

Interested in how you can incorporate the instructional strategies and technology practices from PowerUp into your teaching? Join us for our Focus on Fractions series!  Mastering fractions is a challenging, yet indispensable, topic in... More...
Jan
22
2014

Our Favorite Education Blogs

One of our goals on PowerUp WHAT WORKS is to provide teachers and school leaders with strategies, information, tips, and resources related to teaching and learning with technology. Whether here on the blog, on our Pinterest boards, or in the Teach... More...
Jan
15
2014

PowerUp Your Professional Learning Network with our Top 10 People to Follow on Twitter!

Using Twitter to grow your professional learning network (PLN)? Kick off 2014 with some inspiration from educators on Twitter. Twitter is a great way to connect with others to share ideas and resources for the classroom. New to Twitter?... More...
Jan
10
2014

Perspective from the Field: Visualizing

Valerie Ashmon Lewis has been an educator with the Selma City School System for nine years. During this time, she has taught kindergarten, fourth grade, fifth grade Reading/Language Arts, and currently serves as a Curriculum Resource/Intervention... More...
Jan
7
2014

Teaching Students about Online Safety: Resources for Teachers and Families

You don’t have to look far to find examples of the importance of talking to students about online safety and digital citizenship. Bullying and gossiping aren’t new behaviors for tweens and teens, but the technology tools at their disposal are. For... More...