PowerUp is an on-line, free resource that supports all faculty within K-12 schools by addressing both instructional and organizational issues within schools. PowerUp is funded by a five year grant from the U.S. Department of Education and Office of Special Education Programs. This huge database of resources has been developed and field- tested over the past four years by a team of educators and researchers. There is so much on this site but here are five areas to check out:
Power Up offers evidence-based instructional strategies aligned with Common Core Standards in English Language Arts and Math.
Check here for frequently updated information about technology trends, free apps, how to use technology in the classroom, etc.
This section contains step by step instructions on how to implement technology into your school and/or classroom.
This section offers a complete explanation of formative assessment and how technology can support it.
Use PowerUp’s Professional Development Support Materials to plan face-to-face and blended learning opportunities for teachers, including in-service workshops, professional learning communities, team meetings, pre-service courses, and self-study.