Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
The 2017 National Educational Technology Plan explains that “professional learning and development programs should transition to support and develop educators’ identities as fluent users of technology; creative and collaborative problem solvers; and... More...
Thanks to more accessible technologies and a nationwide effort to engage underrepresented populations in STEM fields, more students with disabilities than ever are pursuing careers in science and engineering. However, many students with disabilities... More...
“Supports to make learning accessible should be built into learning software and hardware by default…Modern public buildings include features such as ramps, automatic doors, or braille on signs to make them accessible by everyone. In the same way,... More...
Greg Toppo discussed his new book, The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter, on the popular Diane Rheme Show (NPR, Washington, D.C.). The book describes the many ways gaming can help children learn—especially... More...
Digital storytelling is an engaging way to tell a story or present information by mixing computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips, and/or music. For struggling students, learning, comes alive as they: ... More...
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 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...
Parents, grandparents, and guests filed into the 3rd grade classroom. They “oohed” and “aahed” over each student’s tri-fold travel brochure about a different state. This creative activity, which could be appropriate across... More...
How many of your students have a smartphone tucked, away according to school rules, but really never far from reach? Surprise them! Have them take out their smartphones and use them to build summarizing skills. Summarizing requires... More...
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