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At WriteSteps, we realize the importance of integrating technology into elementary classrooms. Students have higher motivation, immediate access to quality instructional materials, and increased engagement. Utilizing technology in your classroom also prepares young students with the skills necessary to succeed in our technology driven lifestyles. Technology provides teachers like you with an unlimited wealth of resources and tools to teach and expand your knowledge; there is no limit to the resources you can use to help your students in today’s information age!
We also know teaching writing can sometimes be a challenge. And when you aren’t inspired, neither are your students! Our new animated video highlights the benefits of using eWriteSteps: it saves time and makes teaching writing and grammar easier. Check it out!
We know teaching writing can sometimes be a challenge. And when you’re not inspired, neither are your students! Our new animated video highlights the benefits of using eWritesteps: it saves time and makes teaching writing and grammar easier. Check it out!
Great project: ask students for ideas for improving education. Great idea: use video and post on YouTube for an authentic audience. Where it breaks down: they weren't ready to speak and we have showcased the problem with inattention to oral communication. These students are capable of so much more.
Dr. Robert Marzano calculated 3,500 benchmarks spread across 14 different content areas and stated, “you would have to change schooling from K – 12 to K – 22" to encompass everything. Many school districts use research-based processes to select a safety net of consistent Power Standards, and utilize additional learning expectations as supporting standards.
Matt McClure, a superintendent Arkansas, talks about a technology implementation that taught him an important lesson about working with different groups. Meet educators like Matt at ASCD's 68th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, March 16-18, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.
Great projects should be well presented but we accept speaking that is less impressive than it should and could be.
UMBC President and General Session speaker Freeman Hrabowski discusses the importance of STEM subjects for solving future problems. Catch his presentation live at ASCD's 68th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, March 16, 2013, in Chicago, Ill.
ASCD author Robert Marzano discusses "Our Time" -- how we know more than ever about what makes schooling effective. Catch Bob's presentation live at ASCD's 68th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show, March 16, 2013, in Chicago, Ill., or come to his one-day preconference institute on the Art & Science of Teaching on March 15.
Clips from a presentation at a school in Maine and clips from an interview
I got this idea from Jack Latona -- a Fort Lauderdale city commissioner:
Why not teach history BACKWARD?
Talk about the more relevant stuff first. This video gives you a flavor of the idea.