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Webinar: Wonderful One Hit Wonders for Social Studies! (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Lori Elliott, Ed.D. Watch Capture your students’ attention with dynamic lesson hooks for introducing social studies concepts. Get learners pumped about geography,...
Differentiating Instruction: One Word that Can Change Everything

How can a teacher keep an entire class moving in the same direction when some learners are from different cultures and speak different languages,...
A Close Look at Close Reading in a Diverse Classroom

Close reading, the practice of reading to uncover layers of meaning that lead to deep comprehension, is now a requirement of the new standards....
Introduce Physical Readiness Activities into Transitions

The research is clear… learning is not solely dependent upon brain function. A powerful correlation exists between physical development (readiness) and cognitive development (readiness)....
Webinar: A Circle of Learning: Differentiated Whole-Group Games for Our Youngest Learners (Gr. PreK-K)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kathy Griffin Watch Join early childhood education expert Kathy Griffin for this complimentary SDE WebBrief and discover the benefits of playing group...
Winter Break: Helping Parents Keep the Learning Going at Home

Winter break is a time for students to relax, connect with family and friends, and have some fun. It’s also a time to take...
Integrate CCSS with Math by Playing "Poison"

Looking for ways to integrate the CCSS for the 8 Mathematical Practice Standards while making learning fun for your students? Try using this fan-favorite...
Home School Connection: Send This Letter to Your Parents

Parents are always asking what they can do to help their child do better. The following is a letter filled with activities designed to...
SDE Webinar: Developing Fluency Through Guided Math (Gr. 3-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Kristin Hilty Watch No matter what math curriculum you use, you can make your classroom a place where your students can learn,...
SDE Webinar: What's Hot in Children's Literature (Gr. K-5)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Laureen Reynolds Watch Find out what’s new and exciting in the world of children’s literature! Laureen will take a quick look at...

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Transitioning to the Common Core: 5 Steps for Administrators

The Common Core State Standards are focused on one clear goal: Preparing our students for the 21st century. They call for a significant change...
Implementing the Common Core State Standards: Teachers Know Best

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The 8 Mathematical Practices: What’s the Real Value in the K–2 Classroom

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Featured Webinars

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...
Addition Magician, Subtraction Reaction (Gr. 1–3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Anni Stipe...