For a second year running, TPS MSU Denver collaborated with National History Day in Colorado to offer a two-day educator workshop at the History Colorado Center in downtown Denver. This year we took a slightly different approach, offering participants a variety of breakout sessions to meet their diverse needs. Sessions such as History Day 101 […]
On March 1st of this year, over 150 educators gathered for Teacher Librarian Day at SpringHill Suites Downtown at Metropolitan State University. SpringHill Suites at Metro State, this year’s venue, was a huge hit with attendees. SpringHill Suites is one of the newest additions to Auraria Campus. It was opened in 2012 as a part […]
TPS Western Region Coordinator Keith Patterson and TPS Master Teacher Cindy Stout headed north last November to conduct a “train the trainer” workshop in Alaska. Hosted by the Alaska Network for Understanding American History (ANUAH) and coordinator Stephanie Campbell, the three led a group of teachers and trainers for two days. ANUAH is a state-wide network […]
As you’re teaching your students to read, it can be frustrating or impossible to read along as a group. Sometimes, you don’t have multiple books, and the corresponding imagery from the story you’re reading aloud can be incredibly illuminating for students, making the standard move of displaying a book (as in the photo below), less than entirely effective.
Read.gov eliminates that problem. This site features a variety of classic books, and the ability to read them page by page. Continue reading…