Year End Roundup: Top 10 PowerUp Blog Posts for Teachers

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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 digestible and accessible for students with disabilities, to our PD on the Go video series, and much more. Below we've rounded up our 10 most popular blog posts from the last year:

  1. STEM for All: Personalize STEM Instruction with Accessible Technology
  2. Empowering Teachers with Technology: Formative Assessment to Personalize Learning
  3. 10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve Accessibility
  4. PD on the Go: 3-D Printing to Empower Kids with Disabilities
  5. How to Create Accessible Microsoft Word Documents
  6. STEM Challenge: Physically “Doing” Science
  7. STEM Challenge: STEM Literacy, Vocabulary and Discourse
  8. PD on the Go: Personalized Learning Classroom Tour
  9. PD on the Go: What is Universal Design for Learning
  10. Creating Mental Images: Visualizing to Improve Understanding in All Content Areas

What was your favorite blog post from this year? Did you learn about a new technology tool or strategy that you used in your classroom? Do you have a suggestion for a topic you would like to learn more about? We would love to hear from you! Send an email to

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