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Using PowerUp for PD: Reviewing

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Writing
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Using PowerUp for PD: Self-Questioning

Professional Development Support Material
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Standards: Literature • Informational Text
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Using PowerUp for PD: Semantic Mapping

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Language
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Using PowerUp for PD: Summarizing

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Literature • Informational Text
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Using PowerUp for PD: Supporting Science

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Reason Abstractly • Model with Mathematics • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
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Using PowerUp for PD: Thinking Aloud

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Reason Abstractly
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Using PowerUp for PD: Understanding Problems

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Make Sense of Problems
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Using PowerUp for PD: Using Precise Language

Professional Development Support Material
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Standards: Attend to Precision
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Using PowerUp for PD: Visual Representations

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Model with Mathematics
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Using PowerUp for PD: Visualizing

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Literature • Informational Text
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Using PowerUp for PD: Word Analysis

Professional Development Support Material
Standards: Foundational Skills
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Using Precise Language: Define Geometry Terms

Lesson in Action
Standards: Attend to Precision
Mr. Pierson is starting a new geometry unit with his Grade 4 class. In this lesson, the class will develop definitions for geometry terms, new vocabulary, and symbols in order to create a common...

Using Technology to Support Struggling Students: Visualization, Representation and Modeling

Article
Standards: Model with Mathematics • Reason Abstractly
In an increasingly complex world, all students need to be scientifically literate. While some students may go on to pursue advanced careers in the sciences, basic scientific literacy is critical for...

Using Video Prompting and Constant Time Delay to Teach an Internet Search Basic Skill to Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Research
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The study used a single case design to examine the effectiveness of a video prompting and a constant time delay procedure to teach three primary school students with moderate intellectual...

Using Virtual Manipulatives in Your Math Classroom

Article
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Standards: Reason Abstractly • Model with Mathematics • Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
The use of manipulatives in math instruction can help you in addressing the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice. Virtual manipulatives provide new ways for students and teachers grasp...

Using graphic organizers to improve at-risk students’ reading comprehension of expository text

Research
Standards: Informational Text • Literacy in Science & Technical Subjects • Literacy in History/Social Studies
The study employed a randomized controlled trial design to examine the effectiveness of using student-completed or researcher-completed graphic organizers on students’ comprehension of expository...

Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making

Research
This practice guide describes how school leaders can use student achievement data to make instructional decisions. The guide focuses on the use of data from common student assessments, such as annual...

Using technology to enhance collaborative learning

Research
The author presents findings from her investigation of the use of technology to create opportunities for collaboration among administrators across school sites. Principals, administrator interns, and...

Using the SETT Framework to Create Opportunities to Communicate

Tools and Templates
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The SETT framework is based on the premise that in order to develop an appropriate system of tools (e.g., support-devices, services, strategies, accommodations, etc.). Teams must first develop a...

Using the SETT Framework to Level the Learning Field for Students with Disabilities

Tools and Templates
The SETT Framework is a tool that helps teams gather and organize information that can be used to guide collaborative decisions about services that foster the educational success of students with...