This Week in TchAUSL: January 30, 2014

Hello again!

This week in TchAUSL, we are featuring…

5heartNew Tasty: 5 Tools We Love
What are your favorite classroom tools–websites, apps or books you can’t live without? Share your Top 5 in our February Tasty contest. Add them to this Group, check out my Top 5 and your colleagues’ choices

DLDDLD is Next Weds!

We will be wrapping up our DLD2014 video contest on Monday. Have you submitted your 10-second video yet? Do it today! Check out this special Group for all of the details.

Screen Shot 2014-01-31 at 12.57.24 PMSpecial EDition: Co-Planning Tools 

Co-planning for special ed got you down? AUSL’s Special Ed Coordinator Tiffany Ko has plenty of help for you in this week’s Tch Talk blog.


Also this week…

AUSL087-thumbDBQ @ Collins Academy HS: the Trial of Harry S. Truman 

This lesson from Collins Academy HS history teacher Ryan Leonard shows how the DBQ Project engages students and promotes deeper thinking about the past. This short clip shows Ryan’s students taking sides in a mock trial. Also, Ryan has shared a ton of resources on the video page so you can teach this lesson right away!

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NEW Feature Guides Available Now!

If you’re new to TchAUSL or you’re someone who has been around but needs a little help, make sure you check out these short guides . We have brief clips to help you with Resources, Groups, video notes and much more!

High School PD Potluck

On Friday, Phillips Academy High School hosted the first PD Potluck, a morning of learning and collaboration among our five high schools. In case you missed it, here’s an album of snapshots from Friday.

We have three iTunes gift cards to give away to three teacher innovators. Go to our DLD Group and learn about our 10 Second Video Challenge–the deadline has been extended to Monday, February 3. Good luck!

Thank you again for your support of TchAUSL.

Have a great week!



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