Year End Roundup: Top Tech Matters Blog Posts of 2014

Happy New Years from the PowerUp WHAT WORKS team! In 2014, PowerUp WHAT WORKS aimed to use the Tech Matters Blog to keep our readers up-to-date on the innovative ways educators are using educational technology to enhance instruction and help all students be college and career ready. Below are our top ten most popular blog posts from 2014:
  1. Our Favorite Education Blogs
  2. Focus on the Common Core: Writing a Letter
  3. Repeated Reading: From Fluency Research To Practice
  4. Tools for Differentiating Instruction in ELA: Storybird
  5. Our Favorite 3 Free* Tools for Vocabulary Learning – Context Clues
  6. Perspective from the Field: Visualizing
  7. Using Virtual Manipulatives in Your Classroom
  8. Struggling Readers, Self-Questioning, and Digital Text
  9. What are your 2015 Tech Resolutions?
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