Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
As the school year ends, we wanted to take the opportunity to share the past year’s most popular blog posts for teachers. Topics ranged from tips to create digitally accessible documents, to strategies for making challenging STEM concepts more... More...
Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. Immersive virtual reality (VR) is transforming the way educational content is delivered. Not only does VR present the content in an engaging,... More...
STEM for All: Personalize STEM Instruction with Accessible Technology Knowing how to ask questions and use evidence in arguments is an important part of engaging students in science learning. When students defend or critique a position,... More...
STEM for All: Personalize STEM Instruction with Accessible Technology Students in STEM need to master specific vocabulary and be able to use it in their science writing activities (journals, lab reports, etc.). These skills can be... More...
What is visualizing? Visualizing text means forming mental pictures of the text that is being read. Skilled readers use visualization to imagine or construct a picture of the topic the author is discussing. However, this can be... More...
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... 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...
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... More...
I planned a lesson using two outstanding—and free—teacher-friendly websites that perfectly complement each other. PowerUp What Works offers standards-aligned, evidence-based practices in English Language Arts and Math, with suggested technology... More...
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