5 Free Courses to PowerUp Your Personal Professional Development this Year!

PowerUp is a great source for expanding your personal professional development. From our curated Teacher Playlists and our resource-rich Instructional Strategy Guides in ELA and Math, to our suggestions for integrating technology, PowerUp is full of practical strategies and ideas to explore in your classroom.

This year, consider taking your professional learning further by combining your self-directed learning on PowerUp with free, online courses aimed at teachers. We’ve identified 5 upcoming courses that align with PowerUp resources to get you started:

  1. Common Core in Action: Literacy in the Content Areas- Exploring Literacy Design Collaborative Template Tasks

  2. Common Core in Action: Math Classroom Challenges- Using Formative Assessment to Guide Instruction

  3. Performance Assessment in the Virtual Classroom

  4. Foundations of Virtual Instruction

  5. Emerging Trends & Technologies in the Virtual K-12 Classroom 

What's New on POWERUP?

AIR Informs Episode #6: Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

Remote learning requires adjustment for all students, but students with disabilities face additional challenges during the COVID-19 quarantine. In the latest episode of AIR Informs, Allison Gandhi, managing researcher and director of AIR’s special education practice area, describes some of these obstacles and shares strategies to help students make the most of this time.