June 5, 2022

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Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

It’s time to refresh and rejuvenate your spirit and passion for education in June. This week, we are highlighting several professional learning opportunities we will offer later this summer. Start making your plans to join one of these learning options!

TeachersFirst 2022 Summer Book Club

Register now and save your spot in our free virtual book club designed to help educators use critical thinking strategies and book-related activities to encourage empathy. Learn how to use popular books to spark discussions.

Connect, engage, and exchange ideas with other educators »

Read All About It

We encourage you to enhance your lessons with this collection of articles created by an experienced library/media specialist (booklists, standards, and more). Many of the articles will help you learn information so you’ll be ready to teach it yourself.

Peruse topics including ancient Egypt, clean water, and summer reading »


If you’re attending the International Society for Technology in Education’s ISTELive 22 conference, don’t miss sessions from our staff members Melissa Henning and Ruth Okoye and contributors Darshell Silva, Kevin Bower, and Karen Streeter!

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Twitter Chats

Come tweet with us using the hashtags #OK2Ask and #TeachersFirst at 8 PM ET on the first and third Thursday of the month! Participate in our next chat, “Student Knowledge Construction," on Thursday, 6/16. Collaborate with educators from around the world.

Explore all summer chat topics »

This Week at TeachersFirst

We invite you to register for an upcoming OK2Ask virtual workshop. We are also sharing a related blog post and kindly ask for your input on our weekly poll. 

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OK2Ask Virtual Workshops

Our summer season of OK2Ask virtual workshops will begin in July, but registration is now open! Register now to learn about persuasive writing, digital storytelling, digital escapes, Canva, media literacy, choice boards, and many other topics.

View all of the sessions and save your seat now »

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Infusing Technology Blog

Dive into our Infusing Technology Blog and learn about tech tools, read about frameworks, discover timely classroom suggestions, and more in posts written by experienced classroom teachers and tech coaches!

What can you learn? »

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Share your thought with our community

Weekly Poll

Our weekly poll asks, “What do you plan to do for professional development during the summer months?” Share your learning plans and view the responses of other educators once you click submit.

What are your summer learning plans? »

6 More Areas for Teachers to Explore

Discover a treasure trove of learning in these additional areas of TeachersFirst. 

Classroom Planning Calendar

Special Topics

Resources for the Science of Reading

Rubrics to the Rescue

Professional Learning Log

Adapt-A-Strategy for ENL Students

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