Tech Matters

Technology tips and teaching strategies aligned with PowerUp WHAT WORKS.
May
11
2018

PD on the Go: The Power of Inclusive Education

Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. In this video, Dan Habib from the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability, talks about the power of inclusive technology and universal... More...
May
9
2018

Technology Implementation Roadmap: Four Steps to Successful Planning

Successful technology implementation does not happen overnight. The key to success starts with the planning process to identify where you are and where you want to go to accomplish your technology goals. This process is critical and requires a plan... More...
May
4
2018

PD on the Go: Every Kid Needs a Champion

Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. Having a tough teaching day? Get inspired by Rita Pearson as she talks about the importance of connection between teachers and students and the impact... More...
May
2
2018

Is Your Digital Content Accessible to All?

As more educational content, activities, and services are made available in digital formats and delivered online, the issues of accessibility continue to be in the forefront for educators in their efforts to close the digital divide while working... More...
Apr
27
2018

PD on the Go: How is Technology Transforming Education?

Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. Technology is changing the way we get things done and future innovations will continue to push the boundaries and limits of what is possible, especially... More...
Apr
25
2018

Professional Development Supports to Differentiate Instruction Using Technology

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...
Apr
20
2018

PD on the Go: The Myth of Average

Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. Learning environments designed to meet the needs of the average student limit teaching and learning. Listen to Todd Rose, Ed.D. discuss the implications... More...
Apr
18
2018

Empowering Teachers with Technology: Formative Assessment to Personalize Learning

How can technology tools support teachers in their use of formative assessment across different subject areas to better serve the needs of struggling students? Technology-enhanced instruction enables teachers to provide different modes of support to... More...
Apr
16
2018

STEM Challenge: Questions, Argumentation and Use of Evidence

STEM for All: Personalize STEM Instruction with Accessible Technology Knowing how to ask questions and use evidence in arguments is an important part of engaging students in science learning. When students defend or critique a position,... More...
Apr
13
2018

PD on the Go: Personalized Learning Classroom Tour

Join us every Friday to see one of our favorite short videos to grow and enhance your practice. Wondering what a classroom driven by personalized instruction looks like? Check out this short classroom tour to see how one teacher used flexible... More...