Professional Association of Colorado Educators

  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:32:42 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for September 22nd - 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, teachers’ unions are striking, a heroic teacher saves her students, and a new study about teacher absenteeism.

  • Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:33:26 +0000: Five Citizen Science Projects to Do With Your Students - PACE Blog

    In this day and age of crowdsourcing, students have more opportunities to become engaged with authentic scientific experimentation than ever before. Citizen science uses the power of the internet to connect scientists with a vast community of science enthusiasts who conduct experiments and gather data on a massive scale.

  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:59:54 +0000: Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information - PACE Blog

    This blog was written by Julie Coiro and originally posted on Edutopia.org on August 29, 2017.


    An essential part of online research is the ability to critically evaluate information. This includes the ability to assess its level of accuracy, reliability, and bias. In 2012, my colleagues and I assessed 770 seventh graders in two states to study these areas, and the results definitely got our attention. Unfortunately, over 70 percent of the students’ responses suggested that:

  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:27:17 +0000: Weekly News Round-Up for September 15th - 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, AAE finds the news our members really want to see. This week, Idaho has named their teacher of the year and it’s a member! Also, the ESSA deadline looms as teachers strike and DeVos urges educators to rethink schools.

  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:15:28 +0000: Artificial Intelligence: The Next Lesson Plan Revolution? - PACE Blog

    I always relied heavily on online lesson plan banks when I was still in the classroom. I was among the first generation of teachers that was comfortable online, and looking up ideas and inspiration online only seemed natural. Plus, since I worked at a small school, I had five preps each day meaning I had less than 10 minutes planning for each 45 minutes of content with some subjects out of my area of expertise. Turning as much planning over to someone else was a necessity just to keep my head above water.

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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