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Oct 12, 2017, 08:30 ET SDE Announces New Conference to Help Ohio PreK Teachers Encourage the Development & Well-Being of Young Learners

It is the responsibility of Ohio pre-kindergarten teachers to support the comprehensive development of children in all domains of school readiness,...


Oct 11, 2017, 08:30 ET Dr. Jean Takes PreK-K Educators on a One-of-a-Kind Learning Adventure

Early childhood educators have read her books, sung her songs, and played her games. Now they have the opportunity to spend a day with the popular...


Oct 10, 2017, 08:35 ET Conference Helps Tennessee Kindergarten Teachers Meet the Diverse Needs of Today's Classrooms

Tennessee kindergartners arrive in the classroom with different learning foundations, ability levels, and backgrounds. In an upcoming conference,...


Oct 06, 2017, 08:35 ET North Carolina Teachers to Learn How to Get Students to Not Just "Do" Math Computation, but Truly Understand It

Through new math standards, students across North Carolina are discovering there is more than one way to solve a math problem. And, they're being...


Oct 05, 2017, 08:40 ET Kindergarten Experts Kim Adsit, Deedee Wills & Adam Peterson Reveal Time-Tested Secrets & Fun, New Twists for Teaching Kinders

Kindergarten teachers are always looking for new ways to keep learning engaging and fun. In a new and exciting workshop celebrating all things...


Jul 05, 2017, 08:40 ET Lisa Murphy Among Featured Speakers to Explore All Things Pre-Kindergarten at I Teach PreK!

The playful Lisa Murphy, founder of Ooey Gooey, will be joining the team of knowledgeable pre-kindergarten experts who will be presenting at I...


Jul 03, 2017, 08:30 ET Distinguished Math Educator and Author Jo Boaler Among Featured Speakers at Teaching Math Conference

Author and professor of mathematics at Stanford University Jo Boaler, Ph.D. will be among the distinguished speakers at Teaching Math. The annual...


Jun 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Kindergarten Experts Dr. Jean, Kim Adsit, and Pete Harry Among Featured Speakers at I Teach K!

The beloved Dr. Jean Feldman, veteran kindergarten teacher and author Kim Adsit, and Pete Harry of "Harry Kindergarten Music" YouTube™ fame will...


Jun 02, 2017, 08:30 ET New Orleans PreK-5 Educator Conference to Deliver Strategy-Packed Sessions to Address Diverse Challenges of Today's Classrooms

Staff Development for Educators' (SDE) upcoming Conference on Reading, Writing, Math & More! will feature 90+ sessions to help PreK–5 educators...


May 31, 2017, 08:40 ET Educators to Learn How to Innovate & Create Authentic Learning Experiences at Power Up! Pre-Conference

Award-winning technology educator and popular blogger Josh Stumpenhorst will deliver the opening keynote at Power Up!, a pre-conference event to be...


May 25, 2017, 08:40 ET Seminar for New Teachers Looks to Help Reduce Alarming Number of Teachers Leaving the Profession

According to a recent report from the Learning Policy Institute, 19%-30% of new teachers leave the profession during the first five years of...


May 23, 2017, 08:40 ET School Administrators to Focus on Advancing Their Leadership Skills at Administrator Summit

Baruti Kafele and Bobb Darnell, Ed.D. are among the veteran school administrators who will reveal manageable methods for success in leadership at...


May 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Second-Grade Teacher Conference to Focus on Interventions, Project-Based Learning, Writing Fluency, Comprehension, and More

The 2017 SDE National Conference will feature sessions dedicated to helping second-grade teachers prepare students for the world of high-stakes...


May 18, 2017, 08:45 ET Seminar to Prepare First Grade Teachers to Set Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Foundations

The demands placed on first grade teachers to establish effective expectations, foundations, and content delivery for their diverse learners is...


May 17, 2017, 08:35 ET Seminar for Kindergarten Teachers to Help Establish Pathways for Academic Achievement and Social-Emotional Development

Starting the school year successfully is a critical commitment to year-long success for a kindergarten classroom. Teachers must be prepared to set...


May 08, 2017, 08:30 ET First-Grade Teachers Discover How to Create "Aha" Moments Through Guided Math, STEM, Brain-Based Teaching & More at 2017 SDE National Conference

SDE's 2017 SDE National Conference will feature sessions dedicated to first-grade teachers responsible for instilling fundamental skills children...


May 03, 2017, 08:40 ET SDE's Reading, Writing, Math & More! Conference Welcomes a Distinguished Team of Expert Presenters

Literacy experts, best-selling authors, veteran classroom teachers, and popular bloggers are among the distinguished speakers presenting at SDE's...


May 01, 2017, 08:36 ET PreK Experts to Explore Readiness, Early Literacy, Number Sense, and More at SDE 2017 National Conference

Pre-kindergarten educators and their unique needs will be the focus of a dedicated strand of learning sessions at the SDE 2017 National Conference....


Apr 24, 2017, 08:35 ET Math Experts to Explore Small-Group Strategies, Interventions, Singapore Math, Motivating Learners, and More at SDE 2017 National Conference

The SDE 2017 National Conference will feature a strand dedicated to teaching K–5 math offering a special limited-seating keynote and book-signing...


Apr 19, 2017, 08:30 ET Kindergarten Experts to Explore Behavior Management, Technology, Guided Reading, and More at SDE 2017 National Conference

The SDE 2017 National Conference will feature a strand dedicated to kindergarten educators full of robust techniques to strengthen students'...


Apr 11, 2017, 08:45 ET Differentiation Experts to Discuss Growth Mindset, Poverty/Equity, Assessment, and More at 2017 SDE National Conference

The SDE 2017 National Conference will cover a wide range of timely topics in a strand dedicated to helping K–12 educators differentiate instruction...


Apr 06, 2017, 08:45 ET Keynote Speakers Announced for SDE's PreK-5 Reading, Writing, Math & More! Conference

Two nationally acclaimed education experts will deliver keynote presentations at SDE's Conference on Reading, Writing, Math & More! for PreK-5...


Apr 04, 2017, 08:45 ET SDE National Conference to Offer Comprehensive Session Line-up Dedicated to PreK through 2nd Grade Teachers

Early childhood educators from across the country are preparing to gather this summer to engage in authentic learning opportunities led by...


Mar 31, 2017, 08:30 ET Popular Math Experts Introduce the Guided Math Framework in Upcoming Seminar

Classroom teachers struggle with math blocks and fitting in everything students need to know about math. In an upcoming seminar, teacher favorites...


Mar 30, 2017, 08:30 ET Popular Seminar Shows Teachers a Fair & Valid Way to Assess & Report Progress

Charting progress in the classroom can be a major dilemma for teachers—especially when the only assessment tools and strategies available are for a...