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Professional Growth opportunities for teachers, administrators, and educators.

Mar 01, 2017

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Standing Desks and Performance in the Classroom

Standing Desks Make a Difference. In the words of teachers, introducing adjustable standing desks into the classroom is a game-changer. Not only are there health benefits to introducing standing, but there are also learning benefits. Additionally, LearnFit adjustable standing desks are naturally mobile, removing classroom furniture as an obstacle for learning and teaching.

View this edWeb.net PD webinar for a CE Certificate – You will hear from two Educators’ about their experiences implementing mobile standing desks into their classrooms, including their observations, insights, and challenges in making the transition to a standing classroom. Additional information, data, and resources for helping build the case for standing desks at your school will also be presented.

More information can be found at www.JustStand.org/Kids, or watch this video case study about one of the presenting teacher’s standing classroom.

Lessons Design Thinking

Mar 01, 2017

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Design Education in All Disciplines

The Smithsonian Cooper HewittNational Design Museum offers several resources on how to integrate design-thinking connections into the K–12 classroom. 

Math Latino Children

Feb 23, 2017

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Report on Early Math and Latino Children

The Child Trends Hispanic Institute provides timely and insightful research-based information and guidance to improve outcomes for Latino children.

Feb 23, 2017

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Research on the History of US Immigration

To learn about immigration in American history, teachers can check out the essential topics, readings, and multimedia created by the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota and the Immigration and Ethnic History Society.

Adjust Lessons for ELL

Feb 23, 2017

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Strategies for Adjusting Lessons for ELLs

On the Adapt-a-Strategy web page created by TeachersFirst, educators will find ideas for adjusting lessons for ESL/ELL.

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