Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Jun
20
2018

Year End Roundup: Top 5 PowerUp Blog Posts for Administrators

To wrap up the school year, we wanted to take the opportunity to share the past year’s most popular blog posts for district and school administrators. Click on the links below to check our five most popular blog posts for administrators from the... More...
Jun
13
2018

Year End Roundup: Top 10 PowerUp Blog Posts for Teachers

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...
May
23
2018

Connecting Silos to Enhance Your District’s Tech Initiatives

As discussed in our previous blog post, ongoing communication and collaboration across “silos” (i.e., departments and levels of the system) is critical to foster coordinated implementation of technology in your district.  Follow these 5 steps to... More...
Mar
12
2018

How to Create Accessible Microsoft Word Documents

You know it is important to create documents accessible to all users, but where do you begin? What tools should you use? Creating accessible documents may seem overwhelming, but fortunately there are small changes you can make, including the use of... More...
Feb
1
2014

Digital Learning Day 2014 is Coming!

February 5th is the 3rd annual Digital Learning Day! Created by the Alliance for Excellent Education in 2012, Digital Learning Day recognizes innovative schools and school districts using technology tools to improve teaching and learning. ... 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...
Nov
11
2013

Perspective from the Field: What can be learned from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) iPad roll out?

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...
Nov
5
2013

View PowerUp's CEM 2013 Webinars on Your Own Time

In case you didn't get a chance to watch our Webinars live for Connected Educator Month 2013, we've archived each of them, here, so that you can watch them on your own time. Acknowledgement: Special thanks to Michael McGarrah for helping to... More...
Oct
29
2013

Join us this afternoon for our fifth and final Connected Educator Month webinar!

Join us this afternoon at 3:30 pm ET for our fifth webinar for Connected Educator Month - Planning for Effective Schoolwide Technology Implementation to meet the Common Core State Standards!  Click here to join our webinar: https://plus.... More...
Oct
25
2013

To Do: Start a Google Hangout

If you’ve attended one of PowerUp WHAT WORKS’ Connected Educator Month webinars—or one of the other 500+ CEM events going on in the month of October—then you’ve already been introduced to Google Hangouts as a viewer. If you didn’t get a chance to... More...