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Teaching and Learning

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View Elementary Arts Integration Sample Units
A collaborative group of educators and community arts partners developed integrated units for grades one, three and four based on sample instructional units in drama and theatre arts, visual arts, social studies and comprehensive health.
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Apply to Participate in a Statewide Preschool to Grade Three Leadership Cadre
In an effort to advance statewide learning of age three to grade three approaches to leading elementary schools, CDE's Teaching and Learning Unit is initiating a school leadership cadre. Elementary school principals are encouraged to participate in the cadre through Sept. 4.
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Attend an Inter-rater Agreement Professional Learning Community Webinar
The Educator Effectiveness Unit is hosting webinars explaining the Inter-rater Agreement Professional Learning Community and how to participate during the 2015-16 school year. 
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These teacher-authored units include learning experiences, teacher and student resources, assessment ideas, and differentiation options.


This FAQ explains how to get started with home schooling in Colorado, cost, requirements, and more.


This DVD summarizes the IEP process and includes tips and comments by parents and professionals.


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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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