Professional Association of Colorado Educators

  • Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:17:26 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for January 19th - PACE Blog

    Each week, PACE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a new comprehensive report on school quality, changes to charter school funding in Michigan, one of the nation’s largest schools closes on Monday, and more!

  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:53:42 +0000: Setting Up Effective Group Work - PACE Blog

    This blog was originally published on Edutopia.


    Research supports what we probably already knew about student collaboration: It’s integral to learning. We know that collaboration helps students build their interpersonal and social and emotional skills. We know that students don’t learn facts in a vacuum; social learning helps them build a more meaningful understanding of the world.

  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:44:09 +0000: What to Do When Technology Fails - PACE Blog

    It happens to the best of us. We have a great lesson and the center of it is a bit of technology. Maybe your computer won’t boot right when you’re trying to show the one video that would explain your current subject perfectly, or maybe the flashlights you were planning to use for your science lesson are all out of batteries. I once planned a year-long project with my students that relied heavily on a website that went down half-way through the year. If there’s one thing that we can rely on with technology, it’s that we can’t always rely on it. So, what do we do when the technology that we’re using fails us?

  • Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:38:41 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for January 12th - PACE Blog

    Each week, PACE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, a teacher gets arrested for asking a question, parents complain about conditions in Baltimore schools, school funding inequalities, and more.

  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 21:13:03 +0000: Common Sense Media Releases Its Best EdTech of the Year - PACE Blog

    Each year, Common Sense Media reviews and rates hundreds of games, movies, toys, and learning tools that are directed at K-12 students. Its mission is to help parents and teachers make better choices about the media that students are exposed to. Over the past few years, it has not only provided in-depth information to teachers, but also identified those products that they view as being top in their field.

Colorado Parent Teacher Association

  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:38:06 +0000: Join Thompson Council PTA and Thompson School District Healthy Schools Team for a Health & Wellness Workshop! - Colorado PTA
    Join Thompson Council PTA and Thompson School District Healthy Schools Team on September 26, 2017, for an opportunity to learn about district resources around nutrition and wellness, as well as time to network with parent leaders who are implementing successful strategies in their schools. The workshop will be held at Thompson School District Administration Building, 6 […]
  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:36:22 +0000: 2017 Parent Workshops: Creating Healthy Schools - Colorado PTA
    “Creating Healthy Schools: What Parents Need to Know. How To Help Students Eat Better and Move More.”  Sept. 19, 20, 21! Workshops offered at no cost by Colorado PTA in partnership with Action for Healthy Kids, Wellness Training Specialists, and LiveWell Colorado for all interested parents and caregivers. Complimentary networking luncheon included. Spanish interpretation available […]
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:35:56 +0000: Contact Colorado’s Members of Congress - Colorado PTA
    Every Coloradan has two U.S. Senators and a U.S. Representative (also known as a Congressman or Congresswoman).  Both Senators represent the state as a whole and have district offices throughout the state. Colorado has divided into seven Congressional Districts and each District has a Representative. Representatives have several offices within their districts to serve their constituents. Representative and Senators have offices in Washington DC as well. […]
  • Sat, 24 Jun 2017 02:49:12 +0000: Colorado PTA Presidents 1907 – Present - Colorado PTA
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 23:32:15 +0000: Colorado PTA Web Policy - Colorado PTA
    The Colorado PTA is providing information and services on the Internet as a benefit and service in furtherance of the Colorado PTA’s nonprofit and tax-exempt status. Unless otherwise noted, PTAs may reproduce and distribute the materials from the Colorado PTA Web site without expressed written permission. Colorado PTA materials may not be duplicated by any […]

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