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Introduction to Summarizing 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Literature • Informational Text
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for English Language Arts: Summarizing.

Introduction to Supporting Science 508 Compliant Slideshow

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This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for Math: Supporting Science. 

Introduction to Thinking Aloud 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Reason Abstractly
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for Math: Thinking Aloud. 

Introduction to Understanding Problems 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Make Sense of Problems
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for Math: Understanding Problems.

Introduction to Universal Design for Learning

Slideshow
View this short slideshow for an overview of the principles and guidelines of Universal Design for Learning, and how you can incorporate UDL into your teaching. 

Introduction to Visual Representations 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Model with Mathematics
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for Math: Visual Representations. 

Introduction to Visualizing 508 Compliant Slideshow

Slideshow
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Standards: Literature • Informational Text
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for English Language Arts: Visualizing.

Introduction to Word Analysis 508 Compliant Slideshow

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Standards: Informational Text
This is a 508 compliant version of the Overview Slideshow found in the Instructional Strategy Guide for English Language Arts: Word Analysis.

Investigation of High School Students' Online Science Information Searching Performance: The Role of Implicit and Explicit Strategies

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The study examined the relationship between search strategies used to explore scientific knowledge on the Web and search outcomes. There were two general categories of Internet search strategies:...

It's Never Written in Stone: The Agony of Revision

Article
Standards: Writing
How do we teach the beauty of revision when it is such an agony for young writers? Learn how one teacher of writing workshops cajoles revisions from her elementary students.

Keys to Literacy Blended PD Planning Checklist

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This checklist provides guiding questions to help you prepare and plan a blended PD environment. It includes questions about participant and technology readiness; the support structure for the...

Khan Academy: The Future of Education?

Video
This 60 Minutes special looks at Khan Academy and the concept of the "flipped classroom" and online learning.

Leadership Teams and Quality Instruction

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This three-hour module will help your team build awareness of what quality instruction means and looks like, analyze how to promote quality instruction, and explore practices that help the team stay...

Leading for Learning: Reflective Tools for School and District Leaders

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Used as a leaders’ toolbox or a dynamic organizer, the overall framework of this paper is designed primarily for school and district administrators. The tools are also for those who can “lead for...

Learning & Leading with Technology Online Archives

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Full text availability of all issues of Learning & Leading with Technology.

Learning to Write and Writing to Learn

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Standards: Writing
"This book chapter covers the following topics: The difference between teaching students how to write and how to use writing to learn content, Research review of most effective writing instruction...

Lifebook Journals Help Students Write Fluently

Article
Standards: Writing
A teacher inspires her second-grade students to write by having them keep "Lifebooks" modeled after Marissa Moss's "Amelia's Notebook." Their entries later become the basis of longer pieces.

Making Sense of Data-Driven Decision Making in Education

Article
Unlike past studies of data use in schools, this paper brings together information systematically gathered from large, representative samples of educators at the district, school, and classroom...

Making the Written Word Easier for Readers with Print Disabilities

Article
Using technology-aided instruction is one way to help children with reading difficulties. This article describes how the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) helps...

Managing technology efficiently in California K?12 schools: Policies & practices for minimizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

Research
To assess the total cost of ownership (TCO) of computer technology in California's K?12 public schools, the authors of this thesis studied two high schools, one elementary school, and one school...