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...
Every fall, with the beginning of school year, teachers and students take time to get organized. Teachers set up their classrooms, arrange their schedule, and gather needed materials. Students load up backpacks, make plans with friends, and begin... 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...
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...
As states shift towards full integration of the Common Core Standards, educational resources and lesson plans aligned to the Common Core have sprung up around the web. A quick online search for Common Core lesson plans yields an overwhelming number... More...
Apps and animations can be a great way to teach math, because you provide students with a visual representation of a concept that they can see, hear, and in some cases, touch and manipulate. Pearl Diver HD (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) –... More...
As November approaches, we are surrounded by tons of resources and information related to the upcoming election. Between the news, rallies, debates, and even bumper stickers, political stories are everywhere this time of year, so... More...
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