Pear Deck + NASA
Pear Deck has a new partnership with NASA. Check out the NASA Pear Decks featuring as supplemental materials featuring concepts from science, math, reading and arts standards. Teachers can find this content by signing in and looking in their Pear Deck Orchard.
🍐 Empowering Student Learning: Teacher Feedback with Pear Deck
We know that feedback is an extremely important part of the learning process! Not only is it important to celebrate student success, but it’s also important to clarify information and to provide additional scaffolds or considerations to help deepen students’ understanding!
Check out this video to learn more about how you can level up your Pear Deck feedback game!
Pear Deck Focus Group
Pear Deck will be holding a couple of focus groups to learn what is working well and what can be improved upon for Iowa educators. We are inviting LEA and AEA staff to participate. This document has the names of users to invite. We are looking to have 5 people in each time slot.
- April 26, 2023 8:30-9:15am
- April 26, 2023 3:30-4:15pm
- Alphabet Garden for Pre-K
- K-5 Daily Feelings Routines
- K-5 Checks for Understanding
- 3-5 Non-Fiction Books
- We Love to Read Challenge
Discover resources that expand the experience readers have with books being read both in the classroom and independently. Explore author videos, recordings, book guides, activities and lessons, book trailers, vocabulary lists and more! Leave these sessions with tools to increase student engagement and differentiate instruction.
Enhance & Differentiate Instruction (Elementary)
April 5, 2023
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Enhance & Differentiate Instruction (Secondary)
April 12, 2023
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Google for Education: Applied Digital Skills
This collection of lessons can help students learn digital skills while exploring Math concepts like fractions, percentages and probability.
CS PD Week
Computer Science PD week will be at UNI, June 12-16.
Registration for workshops will open the first part of April and we will be sharing with teams. Please reach out to your statewide CS team members for more details, but information can be found on the statewide site as well.