I recently heard a parent say that the only day better than the day that the kids get out of school for break is the day they go back. As parents, we long for the relaxed weekends free of projects and the lazy evenings at the pool. But when school
The application for our 2019 Summer Teacher Institute is now open! The application consists of three parts: a series of written responses, a 3-minute video submission, and the creation of your own Crio lesson. Want to make your application stand out? Here are four tips from our Institute alumni. 1.
As an intern for Curriculum Pathways this last summer, I have spent my days learning about the resources from the inside out. As I settled in, I became familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Curriculum Pathways process: who makes the resources, how we code our lessons, and what
Wonder how you can interact with and learn from an #EdTech company? Here's your chance to find out from an educator who has done just that! Join Wake County North Carolina teacher and instructional technology facilitator David Balmer at ISTE as he shares his experiences working with Curriculum Pathways during
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? I now realize the importance of students exploring concepts on their own so that they develop their own understanding. Teaching is not merely transferring knowledge to my students, but giving them prompts and tools to help them reach their
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? I used to be reluctant to rely on—or take risks with—technology. I now operate a paperless classroom and am constantly seeking new ways to engage my students with real-world-relevant skills and technology. What new skills did you acquire at
Laura Croyle has taught elementary school for six years and was a member of the 2017 Curriculum Pathways Teacher Institute. She earned her bachelor's degree and a Master of Arts in Teaching & Curriculum from Michigan State University. She has a passion for literacy and incorporating digital learning practices into
What new skills did you acquire at the institute? It exposed me to resources that help students build both content knowledge and computer-literacy skills. My classroom is a 21st century space in which students are always learning and preparing for the future. Having spent time with the math curriculum this
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? The teacher institute changed my mindset. It was a phenomenal opportunity for me to collaborate deeply with adults, ask questions, research possibilities, and push forward as I learned about new technologies to enhance student learning. What new skills did you
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? I’m much more aware of online resources to help my students learn. And I look for ways to incorporate Curriculum Pathways into my teaching to benefit all learners. What new skills did you acquire at the institute? I find myself
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? The institute equipped me with awesome educational technology tools that my students benefit from and enjoy. The team at Curriculum Pathways also consistently modeled an inclusive, welcoming meeting style that I now use with my students and staff. What new
What new skills did you acquire at the institute? The experience opened-up my mind to programming and the complex processes materials must go through before they appear in Curriculum Pathways. How did your experience at the institute match your expectations? I wasn’t sure what to expect! I knew I
How has the experience at the institute changed your teaching? It helped me see the whole picture of education technology. Having used Curriculum Pathways for over ten years, I knew a lot about the benefits it offered. But being part of the institute helped me to see what goes into
Students on a traditional calendar usually finish the school year on a high note, brimming with knowledge, skills, and confidence. Summer is certainly a time to recharge, doing things with family and friends. Childhood and adolescence are supposed to be fun, and that is what summer vacation is for. So...