Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
Nov
6
2013

PD Opportunities in November

Looking for more ways to expand your professional learning? Each month, we’ll highlight a variety of free, online PD opportunities to help you dig deeper into the topics and ideas covered by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. This is just a small selection of 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...
Nov
4
2013

Finding the right technology for your classroom with the TechMatrix

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...
Oct
31
2013

PowerUp Rhode Island!

Dr. Judith Zorfass of the PowerUp WHAT WORKS team introduced the newly redesigned PowerUp WHAT WORKS website at the Cut to the Core CCSS Networking Conference in Rhode Island on October 26, 2013.  Over 50 educators learned how PowerUp links evidence... 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
29
2013

CEM Webinar: Planning for Effective Schoolwide Technology Implementation to Meet the Common Core State Standards

Join us this afternoon at 3:30 pm ET for our final webinar for Connected Educator Month - Planning for Effective Schoolwide Technology Implementation to Meet the Common Core State Standards!  We'll be hosting a Google Hangout on Air with... 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...
Oct
24
2013

Getting Started with Twitter

Of the many social media tools available, Twitter is perhaps the most useful for the connected educator. It is easy to get started, easy to use, and requires little time to maintain. Twitter allows users to publish their thoughts and ideas online in... More...
Oct
23
2013

Connected Educator Month Webinar Highlights: Real-Life Mobile Implementation with Learners

In the coming days and weeks PowerUp will report back to you on some of the exciting and inspiring webinars we’ve had the opportunity to attend during Connected Educators Month 2013. We aim to feature a broad range of these events to share with you... More...
Oct
23
2013

CEM Webinar: Preparing Teachers to Help Struggling Students Meet the Common Core State Standards

Did you watch our webinar?  Share your feedback here: http://websurveyor2.airws.org/Community/se.ashx?s=25113745177C5B69 Join us this evening at 5:30 pm ET for our fourth webinar for Connected Educator Month - Preparing Teachers to Help... More...