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Extra Credit: Professional Development For the Summer

Welcome to Extra Credit, our newest ConnectEd recurring feature! In each issue, we’ll spotlight training resources to help you stay centered in your...
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How Project-Based Learning Energizes Students and Educators in One District

This is the fifth article in a series of articles on Innovation presented by the DPI’s Teaching and Learning Team. Read Previous Innovation Series...
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Great Juneteenth Resources for Your Classroom

"On Juneteenth, we remember the date the last enslaved Americans received the news of their freedom. We must teach our children the lessons from our...
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What Pride Can Mean

The Pride flag, flanked by the flag of the state of Wisconsin and the United States flag. (DPI) Pride-- it means self-respect, self-esteem,...
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On the Go With State Superintendent Dr. Underly

May was abuzz across the state of Wisconsin, and the bees weren't the only ones frenzied with activity. State Superintendent Dr. Jill Underly was...
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Bulletin Board 6/4/2024

Welcome to the ConnectEd Bulletin Board! This is the place to find opportunities for further professional development, grant and awards...
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Five Educators Selected 2025 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year

2025 Wisconsin Teachers of the Year: (From top left to bottom right): Ana Báez, bilingual counselor at South Division High School (Milwaukee Public...
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Six Wisconsin Teachers Named Finalists for National Math and Science Teaching Award

  2024 Wisconsin PAEMST award finalists (from left to right): Rhonda Veroeven, Middleton Cross Plains Area School District Sheila Kohl, West De...
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For One Teacher, PD Leads to Zero-G

Social Media post by Glen Hills Middle School teacher Lalitha Murali detailing her week with the Space Foundation. This is the fourth article in...
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Teaching About the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924: 100 Years On

President Calvin Coolidge (center) posed with Native Americans, possibly from the Plateau area in the Northwestern United States, near the south...