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Rachelle Dene Poth

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

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

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.

Artificial Intelligence: Implications for the Future of Education

AI can increase the time available for interactive lessons, allow students to lead, free up more time to focus on relationships in the classroom and truly provide students with a world full of opportunities, personalized to their needs and instantly available.

12 Digital Tools to Try in 2018

Rachelle Dene Poth had her own list of the tools that she found made a big difference in her classroom but decided to ask her students for their input. Here are the top 12 tools she and her students thought made the biggest difference.

Practical Ways to bring SEL into the Classroom

Toward the end of the past school year, I noticed some changes in student behavior. There was a decrease in student engagement, and especially while I responded to the question of a student seated close to me, students around the room became distracted or stopped listening.

Why Students Should Learn to Code and How to Get Started

Coding is not just about learning to write a program, it's about connecting with the learning and building relationships in the process. It can create engaging ways for students to work on their collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Globally Connecting Learners through Project-Based Learning

Teacher blogger Rachelle Dene Poth shares how Project-Based Learning can help bring global connectivity to students and 5 steps to get started.

Engaging Students: Movement Through Games and Music

With a greater focus on flexible learning environments, and educators looking to promote student choice and voice, the perception of “what classrooms look like” has changed, and continues to evolve into a more active learning space--a place where students are empowered.