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Rachelle Dene Poth

Rachelle Dene Poth
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Rachelle Dene Poth is a Foreign Language and STEAM Teacher at Riverview Junior/Senior High in Oakmont, PA. Follow her on Twitter at @rdene915

Collaboration: Bringing Students Together to Promote Learning

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Collaborative learning is not something new, teachers have been using this method in classrooms for many years. However, over the years, the types of activities and different tools available have changed the outlook. This post offers strategies to help.

Innovation: Creating and Learning in AR, VR

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As a long-standing fan of technology and the endless possibilities, any time I learn about a new tool, I either immediately create an account and try to figure it out on my own or I learn just enough about it to get my students started working on something.

Working with Special Needs Students: What Do All Teachers Need to Know?

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All teachers need to be invested in providing for all students. We also need to make sure that the families have access to the information and resources they need in order to provide support at home as well. By setting up a means of communicating with our colleagues, the families, and continuing to look for and share resources, it becomes easier to facilitate the best possible learning opportunities for all students.

Promoting Family Engagement: 5 Ways to Foster Meaningful Connection

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There are many strategies that schools can use to keep families informed and involved. The key is to find the way to not only make an initial connection and build the “family to school” partnership but to engage families and continue to collaborate and grow together.

Personalized Learning Experiences: Why? And How?

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There are many ways to provide personalized learning experiences within a classroom through a mixture of technology and simply shifting the focus of some traditional instructional methods and activities. Here are a few ways to get started.

Why We All Need Mentors and How to Make it Happen

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By: Rachelle Dene Poth. What are some of the qualities that they had which made them a good mentor and why? For me, I felt comfortable talking with my mentor, being open to the feedback that I would receive, and I knew that my mentor was available to support me when I needed.

Preparing Students for Future Work: What is the Gig Economy?

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We can help prepare students for the new gig economy by offering more opportunities for them to explore and create, through opportunities to not only explore the types of jobs available but also job shadow to learn firsthand, the qualifications and skills that may be necessary.

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