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Welcome to the latest edition of the TeachAde
eBulletin, a quick e-mail with the latest information on TeachAde, news of upcoming events and tips to help you get the most from your membership.
In this eBulletin you'll find:
· Information on the 21st Century Skills Group
· A free Webinar from WGBH on Teaching U.S. History
· Our first member-contributed tip
Feel free to forward this e-mail to your education colleagues and invite them to join our online community. 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
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 Skills
Does your district have a focused 21st Century Skills curriculum? Is it
vital for students learn these skills in school? Join this Group
teaching professionals and debate whether schools should teach 21st century skills or
stick to a core curriculum.
FREE Webinar: Using Online Media to Teach U.S. History
On Monday, January 11, join staff from PBS station WGBH in Boston for a free Webinar
dedicated to teaching U.S. History. The staff will demonstrate how to access online resources, and utilize them effectively in
your classroom. The presentation will include specific uses of FREE
online resources.Register today!
How Do You Use TeachAde?
We recently asked our members: "How do you use TeachAde?"
"I'm particularly fond of the connectivity of the site. Teachers are
always collaborating on different ways to present information. With our
end-of-course state tests so important, one teacher may have a way to
present a lesson that is far better than the way I've been teaching my
group. TeachAde has a wealth of information if everyone would join,
provide their profile and share their success stories! The groups are
Special Education & Inclusion
Teacher for History and English
Staunton River High School
If you'd like to share how you use TeachAde please drop us a line! Perhaps we'll use your quote in an upcoming eBulletin.
Of 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 PD programs
you can access anytime, anywhere.
· Standards-Based Instruction
with Challenging Students
Century Teaching Tools NOTE: You can earn continuing education credits for many of these online courses. Please see the course description for more information and credit requirements.
Thank you again for joining TeachAde. We hope this quick communication was helpful. Please feel free to forward this e-mail to your colleagues, and encourage them to register for TeachAde