Teachers Who Help Us Grow

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Quote from Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, “For teachers, as for students, the most effective evaluation comes from someone who sits beside us and helps us grow.”

ASCD Mission

ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading.

ASCD’s innovative solutions promote the success of each child.

PBS is Looking for America’s Most Innovative Educators!

PBS Digital Innovators

*The following is from Wisconsin Media Lab

Do you enjoy collaborating with other educators to spark student interest in learning?

Are you an active sharer of content and ideas through social media?

Then apply for a chance to become a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

The PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program recognizes educators who incorporate digital media in the classroom to inspire student learning. For the first time in four years, all educators that submit a complete application and meet the entry requirements will be invited to join the program!

All 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators will receive one year of free professional development, virtual trainings, access to exclusive resources, a free online course from PBS TeacherLine, invitations to special events and engagement opportunities with peers and thought leaders.

Plus, up to 54 educators, one in each state and U.S. territory, will be selected as Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators. Lead Innovators also receive a three-day, all-expense paid trip to Denver, CO in June to participate in the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit and to attend the ISTE Conference.

Join the community of hundreds of tech savvy K-12 educators and apply today to become a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator!

Applications will be accepted until February 8, 2016.






What does College and Career Readiness really mean? Find out how State Superintendent Tony Evers explains it.


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In a video called What Does Agenda 2017 Mean for Students, Teachers, and Parents?, State Superintendent Tony Evers takes the opportunity to define a term that’s sometimes misunderstood: career and college readiness.

He explains it’s “not a high school, career and technical education thing” but rather a “PK-12 thing.” The idea is a readiness for life that relates to every single aspect of what educators do, including things that are hard to measure.

While acknowledging that “clearly, academic preparation is important,” Evers clarifies that students also need to be “competent both socially and emotionally.”

Personal Finance and Economics for Students

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*from economicswisconsin.org

Welcome back to school!

EconomicsWisconsin and Lakeland College Center for Economic Education would like to invite you to the 8th Annual Get Your Students Pumped Up on Personal Finance and Economics! in conjunction with the Fourth Annual Wisconsin Summit of Financial Literacy.

Join us Friday, October 17 at Lambeau Field on the North Balcony. Check in begins at 8:30 and the program kicks off at 9:00 AM.  This event features 3 breakout sessions, presentation of the Excellence in Teaching Awards, and luncheon speaker, Mark Murphy, Packer’s President.


Topics Include:

  • The Geography of Jobs During the Great Recession and the Long, Slow Recovery 2007-2014
  • The Student Debt Crisis
  • The New World of Monetary Policy
  • Are you Living Beyond Your Means and Why is it So Difficult to Save?
  • The ACA and the Labor Market
  • This Little Piggy Cried Earn, Spend, Save: Creating a Classroom Economy
  • Educator Effectiveness and Personal Finance: It’s a Match!
  • Currency and the Fed
  • Who Desegregated Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson or Adam Smith?
  • Bringing Your Community into the Classroom: The Community Exploration Project
  • Talk to Your Kids About Money Panel Discussion
  • Money $mart in Head Start: Financial Outreach and Coaching through the Head Start Program


To register with a check, please remit payment with the back side of the attached flyer.  To pay by Credit Card, please use the form online – https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e9g9hy6l55299bea&oseq=&c=&ch=