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Tech/21st Century Skills

Use the resources below to identify & apply for funding for PreK–12 programs & services. 1. Tap Social Media/Crowdfunding DonorsChoose  http://www.donorschoose.org How to Increase Your DonorsChoose Results https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/sections/200396048-Fundraising-tips https://www.pledgecents.com/steps-to-success DonorsChoose Special...
Teaching Higher-Order Thinking

Teaching young children how to think at a higher level takes dedication and focus on the part of teachers. Some students can easily and...
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...
Becoming STEM-Ready

By now, just about every educator understands and is convinced of the importance of bringing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) into their classrooms...
Webinar: An Introduction to STEM and NGSS (Gr. K-8)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Alissa Berg Watch You’ve heard of the NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards) and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), but do you...
Twitter for Teachers 201

From Old-School Teaching to Digital: Twitter in the Elementary Classroom Twitter offers amazing opportunities for global learning in the elementary classroom. It gives students...

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Math expert Eliza Sorte-Thomas shares her thoughts on how Common Core State Standards in math are impacting our classrooms and teachers and how Singapore Math specifically can...
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Managing ADHD and Sensory Processing Behaviors in the Classroom

More and more children, in every grade level, are coming to school with behavior problems. Two of the most common problems are related to...
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Children today are living in a fast-paced, performance-driven culture ...
Why Teens Don’t Read and What Teachers Can Do About It

More than 60% of teen students are reading below proficiency level. Te...