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Play-based Phonological Awareness for Preschoolers

This presentation by Anne Gritt reviews phonological awareness skills that are appropriate for preschoolers, as well as the benefits of incorporating...

Teaching Hard History: Professional Development

Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...

EL Program Evaluation Toolkit 2022

The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) English Learner Program Evaluation Toolkit is designed to support local education agencies (LEAs) as...

Seesaw Activity Library

Seesaw is a digital platform where teachers of all grade levels and content areas can create learning tasks and assignments for students. The...

Weekly Learning Agenda: Elementary Template

Are you an elementary teacher in search of a streamlined way to share assignments and weekly tasks with your students? Check out this template...

Daily Learning Agenda: Elementary Template

Are you an elementary teacher searching for a streamlined way to share assignments and daily tasks with your students? Check out this template...

Special Education Quickstart Guide

This guide from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) serves to streamline the onboarding of new staff members who will work with students with...

Special Education Toolkit

The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE’s) Special Education Program Evaluation Toolkit is designed to support local educational agencies...

Support Young Readers Before They Decode

#INLoves Reading Through Purposeful Play - Support Young Readers Before They Decode Through Playful and Word Rich Interactions with Texts Teachers...

New Year, New You: Tech Tips for 2023

Join the Digital Learning Team,  Diana Smith, Meri Carnahan, Matthew White, & Alisha Foor, for a quick and fun...

Emergent Literacy and the Brain, Purposeful Play for Literacy

Learning to read is not a natural biological task, but one that must be taught to students. Significant changes must occur in the brain to facilitate...

Kickstarting Kindergarten Guidance

Ensuring children are ready for kindergarten and preparing for them is a big task. This document from the Indiana Department of Education offers...

Practical Uses for Paraprofessionals

This session, led by Tonia Brewer, will share how we can best use SpED, EL and Title I paraprofessionals to support students.Did you enjoy this...

Bouncy Balls for Volume Moderation

Moderating noise in our learning environments is a regular part of class management, but that doesn't mean it can't be done in a fun manner. With...

Schoology Overview for Instructors

Welcome to Schoology's Getting Started Guide! In this resource, you will find an explanation of the different areas of your Schoology account. Read...

National Today: Global School Play Day History & Activities

Learn 5 interesting facts about playtime, FAQs, and find activity ideas for Global School Play Day.

Global School Play Day

Visit the Global School Play Day website. Global School Play Day is for public schools, private schools, and homeschool families! Let's...

National Institute of Play

Play is central to healthy lives. Today, a diverse body of play research has shown that play is central to leading healthy, productive human...

The Serious Business of Play

This resource, from the American Psychological Association, offers recommendations to soothe anxiety and foster healthy child development in all...

5 Proven Benefits of Play

This resource explores five proven benefits to support play in schools at home.