TeachAde eBulliten for November 10, 2009

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  Welcome 
 
You've registered for TeachAde.com, but are you getting the most from your membership? In an effort to help you quickly understand TeachAde and how it works we're offering you these eBullitens -- think of them as bite-sized nuggets of TeachAde information!

In this eBulliten you'll find:
 Information on our first FREE Webinar scheduled for 12/9/09
 Spotlight on the 21st Century Skills Group
 A link to our very own Money Talk Blog
 A quick and easy TeachAde Tip

 
YOU and your virtual peers are what make TeachAde work. As always, if you have any suggestions for the online community, or this newsletter, please let us know.
   
FREE Webinar: Online Communities for Educators
 
Online Communities: What Every Teacher Needs to Know
Learn about our teacher-focused online community, TeachAde, and how it can help you in your professional and personal life. From sharing lesson plans and online activities, to watching the latest education-related news videos and collaborating with your peers near and far, TeachAde has a host of resources just for you.
 
Sign up now for this free Webinar on December 9, 2009 at 4:15pm EST and discover how TeachAde can help put the power of the Internet to work for you. 
 
   
Group Spotlight: 21st Century Skills
One of the greatest advantages to social networking is joining Groups of like-minded peers to collaborate virtually. TeachAde has close to 400 Groups, most of which are open to anyone to join.
 
21st Century SkillsThe 21st Century Skills Group, for example, explores the question: Should schools be actively teaching 21st century skills, or should they stick to a core curriculum? Come join this Group and tell us what you think.
   
 Meet Your Financial Goals
 
Check Out Our New Money Talk Blog
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Our partnership with NEA Member Benefits allows us access to highly trained professionals like Elizabeth, a Certified Financial Planner™, who is writing a regular Blog on TeachAde called Money Talk. You can follow Elizabeth's Blog to read her practical tips and simple explanations about a variety of financial topics.

 
In addition, check out NEA MB's Group, Budgeting Your Money, where you can seek advice or offer your best budgeting tips.
   
TeachAde Tips: Update Your Profile
The easiest way to ensure you are getting the most from your TeachAde registration is to update your profile. To update your profile, follow these easy steps:

1. Log in to your TeachAde account
2. Hover over the My Workspace tab
3. Click on the My Profile/Account link

Be sure to update your school information, as well as your role in education, the grades you are involved with, and your areas of interest. Just click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page to save your changes.
   
Online Professional Development: Differentiated Instruction
On Demand Professional DevelopmentOf course we all know that "one size fits all" instruction doesn't serve our students well, but how exactly can we meet the concept of Differentiated Instruction? Sign up for this online professional development course for a motivating  (yet sensible!) introduction to differentiation of instruction. 
 

 
In addition to the Differentiated Instruction session, check out the other online professional development programs you can access anytime, anywhere.
 
            Formative Assessment
            English Language Learners
            Standards Based Instruction
            Working with Challenging Students
            21st Century Teaching Tools
   
Thank You  
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