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Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how...
Does Crowdfunding Work for Teachers

Not that many years ago, when teachers needed additional, unbudgeted supplies or books for their classrooms, they had little choice but to reach into...
Webinar: 3 Big Ideas to Help You Raise Funds for Professional Development

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by John Bluthardt Watch Every educator we know pays for classroom and student supplies or professional development out of pocket—on average adding up...

Here are some guidelines and conversation starters you can use in the classroom. Point to data that shows effort. “Ten minutes ago you were on...
Turning Fixed Mindset into Growth Mindset

The teacher begins to describe a new task. Students with a growth mindset lean forward, the gears of their thinking beginning to click. If...
Teaching Addition and Subtraction

For some students, math is an exciting opportunity to use their problem-solving skills to tackle a challenge. But, sadly, for others math is pure...
Reading by Grade 3

An alarming number of children—about 67% nationwide—are not able to read by grade three. Of those children, 80% are from low-income families and children...
Reading by Grade 3: More Important than Ever! (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Susan Sturock Watch With more and more states requiring it, the importance of reading by grade three is being felt more than...
Jump-Starting Student Brains After Break (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Pat Pavelka Watch We are all too familiar with the effects of school break on our young students’ minds. But, what can...
Addition Magician, Subtraction Reaction (Gr. 1–3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Anni Stipek Watch Do you have students who can’t remember how to add or subtract—or both? SDE Math Expert Anni Stipek will share...

Popular Articles

The 8 Mathematical Practices: New Roles for Teachers and Students

Given the importance of the 8 Mathematical Practices in understanding and implementing new math standards, every educator must have a firm knowledge of these...
Effective Feedback: A Tool for Learning and Achievement

Many factors contribute to overall student achievement. However, One o...
Can Talking About Math Really Help Students “Do” Math?

The role of teacher in our children’s early math education is shifti...

Featured Webinars

Webinar: Finally, Fine Motor! (Gr. PreK-K)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Cindy Middendorf Watch Coaching a child to write his name or draw a picture before he can effectively manipulate a pencil or...
Zany, Brainy Strategies for Emergent Guided Reading (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Maria Banks...