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Young Adult Literature (YAL) Conference book selection - If you are looking for high quality, high interest books, check out this selection of YAL Conference books.
Making a Difference - Unit materials from Summer 2013 Making a Difference curriculum.
iMATHination Conference- Find resource materials from past iMATHination Conferences.
African Summer Institute- Discover new ways to integrate social, cultural, historical, economic and other political themes about Africa into your classroom. African Institute for Teachers.
Timetoast is a great tool for creating a timeline and posting it on the web. View Resources.
The Learning Network from the New York Times celebrates Women's History Month with a variety of rich resources. View Resources.
iCivics - Don't just learn civics - play civics! Run for president. Pass new laws. Argue real cases in this online game. View Resources.
Vocaroo - a quick and easy way to share voice messages over the internet. View Resources.
VISUWORDS is an online graphical dictionary. Look up words to find their meanings and associations. View Resources.
One Book, One Chicago
UIC Youth Development Summit
GEAR UP Scholarship
iMATHination Resources Online - The 2014 iMATHination Conference resources are now available online. Teachers, find lots of great resources for your classroom. See photos from the conference on Facebook or watch a YouTube video with conference highlights.
GEAR UP Parent Tina McKinney, a Success Story - Since 2000, Chicago GEAR UP parent Tina McKinney has worked diligently to support the education of elementary and high school students and encourage parental involvement. Now with the support of the GEAR UP community and her own determination, she has accomplished her own educational goal. Read more.
|21st Parent Leadership Conference - It's the Youth Guidance Parent Leadership Conference, this year's theme, "Parenting with a Purpose". This year's GEAR UP workshop is Transition-Coaching Your Student to Success, in English and Spanish. Check out the photos on Facebook or watch videos from the conference.|
|Solorio Freshmen On-Track- After first quarter they’re off to a good start with 90% of the freshmen meeting the CPS On-Track goal. How can students make sure they do as well or better for their first semester grades? GEAR UP staff headed by Ellen Zipprich and Roberto Ochoa have some strategies in mind. Read more.|
|Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice - 9 months before Rosa Parks, Colvin refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus. Instead of being haled as a hero, she was shunned by her classmates and community. What was it like to grow up under Jim Crow laws? Students begin to investigate through an interactive Gallery Walk of pictures from the Library of Congress. Watch the video.|
|World Language Video Tour - Learn more about one of the many dynamic Chicago GEAR UP high schools. Students will take you on a tour of the school. From the library to the gym, there's lots to see and learn about. Watch the full version video or the 2 minute short version.|