News, Events & Webinars Archive

 
Results 51 - 60 of 842
 
Jul 25, 2017 Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – PART THREE ›

PART THREE – Tips for your SSAE Grant Planning Committee Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) funds can be used for a wide variety of K12 purposes, so there’s likely to be a lot of interest from stakeholders in how the money will be used locally. Consider the following steps to help your district coordinate […]

The post Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – PART THREE appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Jul 14, 2017 Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – PART TWO ›

For part two of our three-part blog series on the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program, we’re looking at the requirements around use of funds.  Several states have already started to release districts’ 2017-18 Title IV, Part A allocations.  The funds can be used for three categories of allowable activities: 1. Well-rounded educational opportunities 2. […]

The post Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – PART TWO appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Jul 06, 2017 Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – Part One ›

The $400 million Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant (SSAE) consolidates multiple federal grants into one new Title IV program designed to improve access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for learning, and improve the use of technology. Here at Pearson we know how important these funds are for your schools so we’ve created […]

The post Planning Tips for the SSAE Grant – Part One appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Jun 19, 2017 Technology and the Changing Roles of Teachers ›

In collaboration with Digital Promise and the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY), we at Pearson undertook a study focusing on how teachers use technology to enhance instruction and improve learning. One part of the study focused on how technology is impacting teacher’s instructional time.  With the help of digital devices and richer, […]

The post Technology and the Changing Roles of Teachers appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Jun 12, 2017 Using Lists as an Instructional Strategy ›

Lists. You make them. I make them. They are on our computer, our phone and on our refrigerator. They are for shopping, for things to do and for books to read. Lists usually get longer and seldom get shorter. So, why do we make lists? What purpose do they serve? Lists help us organize our […]

The post Using Lists as an Instructional Strategy appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Jun 01, 2017 How do you measure your season of teaching? ›

Two-hundred fifty-nine thousand, two hundred minutes. That’s one way to measure the year in the life of a teacher. Not as catchy as the tune from Rent and, as suggested by Rent, not necessarily the best way to measure a year. 180 days are over for some and nearing the end for others. How do […]

The post How do you measure your season of teaching? appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

May 30, 2017 Redefining the Well-Rounded Student ›

ESSA Opens Door for CTE Expansion  In the new world of ESSA, the definition of a well-rounded student is one who is college-ready and career-ready. The latest major policy change in K-12 education is the shift from No Child Left Behind (NCLB) to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). With its passage into law on […]

The post Redefining the Well-Rounded Student appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

May 22, 2017 5 Techniques to Elevate English Learners Through Classroom Talk ›

“Use it or lose it.”   A small saying that carries big weight when applied to the idea of increasing student voice in the classroom. While all teachers can agree that there are many benefits of more student talk: a deeper understanding of content concepts, increased oral language development, and an increase in motivation and […]

The post 5 Techniques to Elevate English Learners Through Classroom Talk appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

May 15, 2017 13 Must-Read Books for ELA Teachers ›

Recently, I was asked: “What are five books you recommend that ELA teachers read?”  In an attempt to answer this question, I closed the door to my office, began pulling my favorite professional books off the shelves, and two hours later, I came to the conclusion that trying to narrow the list to a mere […]

The post 13 Must-Read Books for ELA Teachers appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

May 08, 2017 Teacher Appreciation Week – Love & Thanks ›

I am in my 12th year as a teacher and we are now entering Teacher Appreciation Week. This year, I’d like to take the time to thank one teacher – someone who still influences my daily life and without whom I wouldn’t have the tools to make it through every day. While reflecting on the […]

The post Teacher Appreciation Week – Love & Thanks appeared first on Fresh ideas for teaching blog.

Results 1 - 10 of 14
 
Aug 22, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Authentic Spanish Resources to Build Proficiency: Spanish 1 through AP ›
This session explores how to use authentic resources in the Spanish classroom starting at level 1 and taking them all the way through AP. We will discuss ways to support different types of students with appropriate tasks and focus on instructional strategies that use of authentic resources to build students’ proficiency in Spanish. Join us to see how the use of authentic resources can motivate our students to use Spanish in and beyond the classroom.
Aug 22, 2018
3:00 PM CST
Authentic Spanish Resources to Build Proficiency: Spanish 1 through AP ›
This session explores how to use authentic resources in the Spanish classroom starting at level 1 and taking them all the way through AP. We will discuss ways to support different types of students with appropriate tasks and focus on instructional strategies that use of authentic resources to build students’ proficiency in Spanish. Join us to see how the use of authentic resources can motivate our students to use Spanish in and beyond the classroom.
Aug 30, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Reaching All Students in the Spanish Classroom ›
How can we reach all students in our classrooms – students who come in with different language abilities and with varied learning styles? This session demonstrates practical ways to help all students accomplish our goals. Using authentic resources, including art and music, we will explore ways to differentiate instruction and appeal to many students. We will also consider strategies and best practices we can use to develop interpersonal communication. Come to hear new ideas and see new resources and to share your own best practices!
Aug 30, 2018
3:00 PM CST
Reaching All Students in the Spanish Classroom ›
How can we reach all students in our classrooms – students who come in with different language abilities and with varied learning styles? This session demonstrates practical ways to help all students accomplish our goals. Using authentic resources, including art and music, we will explore ways to differentiate instruction and appeal to many students. We will also consider strategies and best practices we can use to develop interpersonal communication. Come to hear new ideas and see new resources and to share your own best practices!
Sep 13, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Meeting the Needs of Hispanohablantes and Hispanoyentes ›
This session will identify the differences between your Hispanohablante students and Hispanoyente students and share strategies for addressing the unique needs of each group. Learn and share strategies to best supporting Heritage learners across the proficiency spectrum.

Learn and share strategies to best supporting Heritage learners across the proficiency spectrum.
Sep 18, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Inquiry Learning in the Spanish Classroom. Just C.L.I.Q. It! ›
This session will provide ways to incorporate strategies that promote Critical Thinking, Literacy, Inquiry and Questioning in the Spanish Classroom.
Sep 18, 2018
3:00 PM CST
Inquiry Learning in the Spanish Classroom. Just C.L.I.Q. It! ›
This session will provide ways to incorporate strategies that promote Critical Thinking, Literacy, Inquiry and Questioning in the Spanish Classroom.
Sep 26, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Presenting New Vocabulary So Students Will Remember It ›
Have you ever taught students new vocabulary one day only to discover they don’t remember it the next? Maybe you’ve had students who do well on a vocabulary quiz and then can’t use it just a few days later.

In this session we’ll look briefly at research says helps students remember new words and then we’ll explore a number of ways that we can introduce new words so students will not only remember what they mean but also be able to use those words when they speak or write.
Oct 03, 2018
11:00 AM CST
Get Them Communicating and Assess Their Progress! ›
How can Spanish teachers build communicative proficiency in their students and know what progress they are making? This interactive session showcases many strategies and resources that can be used in all levels of Spanish classes. In addition, we will explore different ways to use projects and performance-based assessments to let students show what they can do with the language. Bring your ideas to share and leave with many new strategies and resources to use right away in your classes.
Oct 03, 2018
3:00 PM CST
Get Them Communicating and Assess Their Progress! ›
How can Spanish teachers build communicative proficiency in their students and know what progress they are making? This interactive session showcases many strategies and resources that can be used in all levels of Spanish classes. In addition, we will explore different ways to use projects and performance-based assessments to let students show what they can do with the language. Bring your ideas to share and leave with many new strategies and resources to use right away in your classes.

None currently available.