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Teaching and Learning

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Instructional Unit Samples in Physical Education
Twelve new instructional units based on the Colorado Academic Standards in Physical Education are now available.
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Kid reading

Attend the READing Foundations Academy
The Office of Literacy is offering no-cost professional development focused on explicit and systematic Tier 1 instruction in K-3 reading with an emphasis on foundational reading skills based in the Colorado Academic Standards. 
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New Student Success Video Series
View and share these four short videos that explain how Colorado is ensuring that all students succeed, in every grade, and then in college, career and life!
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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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Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

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