Using Padlet to Engage and Assess Our Students

Using Padlet to Engage and Assess Our Students As we entered the 2020 - 2021 school year, I was very reflective on how our 2019 - 2020 school year had ended. Being an ESL/Bilingual teacher, I am used to [...]

Building Powerful Communities In Our Classrooms

Building Powerful Communities In Our Classrooms As teachers, we know that feeling safe and secure in school helps students focus their energy on learning. And the research bears that out: A study by Interactive Learning Environments found that [...]

How-To: Present at AIMS Events

How-To: Present at AIMS Events Teachers are the experts, so at every AIMS professional development event our goal is to feature the voices and ideas of the people in the classroom and those directly involved with educating young adolescents. [...]

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Supporting Struggling Math Students

Supporting Struggling Math Students Michelle Matz presented at this year’s AIMS Summer Splash event in July! You can view Michelle’s presentation here, along with the tools she uses to support her students in math. For more information, contact [...]

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Making a Case for Instructional Videos

Making a Case for Instructional Videos Beth presented at the AIMS Technology Showcase in 2021! Check out the slides that go along with her blog post here: https://tinyurl.com/AIMSvideo I know that it’s summer, and you may be taking [...]

National Board Certification: Meaningful Professional Development

National Board Certification: Meaningful Professional Development In the past 16 years I have spent a lot of time in professional development workshops and in-service trainings. Many times the focus of these training sessions dealt with student literacy [...]

Amplifying Thinking Routines Using Technology Tools

Amplifying Thinking Routines Using Technology Tools Have you heard of Project Zero’s Thinking Routines? If so, how have you used them? Thinking routines are “designed to promote students' thinking, such as asking students what they know, what they want [...]

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