Teacher Resources

<a href="http://www.rioschools.org/teachers/paddle/">Rio P.A.D.D.L.E.</a>

Rio P.A.D.D.L.E.

Rio P.A.D.D.L.E. (Personal And District Digital Learning Environment) is a district-wide, gamified professional development model. Teachers complete tasks in the areas of tech tools, PD/PLN, and pedagogy and submit their evidence of completion.

<a href="http://www.rioschools.org/teachers/ibid/">IBID</a>


IBID stands for “Inquiry-Based Instructional Designers.” In the summer of 2013, Dr. Puglisi, Dr. Beth Yeager, Dr. Faviana Hirsch-Dubin and a small group of teachers hatched the idea of a professional learning community based on inquiry-based teaching and learning.

<a href="http://rioschools.org/teachers/bridges-in-mathematics/">Bridges In Mathematics</a>

Bridges In Mathematics

Students in a Bridges talk about math, describe observations, explain methods, and ask questions. They are encouraged to find multiple ways to solve problems and show different ways of thinking.

<a href="http://rioschools.org/teachers/grade-level-websites/">Grade Level Websites</a>

Grade Level Websites

This is where you can access assessment information, performance tasks, and additional resources. New resources and updates will be posted periodically throughout the year.

<a href="http://rioschools.org/partnerships/">Partners</a>


Partnerships contribute greatly to the lives and learning of students and families in the Rio School District. The Rio School District prides itself on working well with others as we engage in inter-agency and inter-organizational activities and projects.

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