Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Fractions are often a difficult concept for students to master. Luckily, there are a lot of great apps that can help! The PowerUp technology experts have put together a list of our favorite, free and low-cost apps that are proven to help struggling... More...
I am currently traveling outside of the U.S. in an old city with a zillion winding streets, all of which have names I can’t pronounce. Google Maps has become my best friend. Given that there are multiple ways to spell the same street name,... More...
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 the... More...
Looking for a fun way to get your students learning about estimation, averages, means, and medians? Check out NOVA’s ScienceNow video on the “Wisdom of the Crowds” phenomenon. “Wisdom of the Crowds” was discovered by statistician Francis Galton in... More...
Are you following PowerUp on Pinterest? In addition to all of our great resources, we regularly add cool tools, free apps, and interactive learning sites to our Pinterest boards. We've also created boards linked to each of our 17 Instructional... More...
Ever thought about teaching your students to code, but weren't sure how to start? Computer Science Education Week (Dec 9-13) is a GREAT time to try it out! Join in the "Hour of Code" and take advantage of free lessons and tutorials that... More...
As you explore PowerUp WHAT WORKS, you'll find many suggestions for ways to incorporate technology tools and supports into your teaching. From using virtual manipulatives in math to using embedded supports to help students create rich and engaging... More...
Neil Schiavo is a Research Associate at Education Development Center, Inc. He has over 10 years experience developing materials to support the professional learning of teachers and administrators around the country. He has been involved in the... More...
What does it mean for your students to be computer literate? Is it enough for our students to simply know how to use a computer, or should they be able to also ”get under the hood?” Educators across the country and around the... More...
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