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Networking: Old Style and New

Jack Kronser has recently retired as Director of Human Resources at Aurora Public Schools near Denver, Colorado. He has hired hundreds of teachers.

Among the many skills needed to be successful in the teaching profession is the ability to navigate networks. 490 more words

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Time Is Running Out: Please Comment

You have until February 2 to post your comment about whether the US Department of Education should impose VAM on teacher education. Test-happy DOE wants to evaluate colleges of education by the test scores of students taught by their graduates. 6 more words

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Teacher education and partnerships with galleries: What do pre-service teachers think?

Partnerships with cultural organisations such as galleries and museums are under utilised by teacher education programs in Australia (Abeles, 2004; Bybee, 2001;  665 more words

Learning

Channel 5 honors alumna Ashley Whyte as Teacher of the Week

We congratulate Ashley Whyte, a Winton Woods Kindergarten teacher and a 2012 graduate of our M.Ed. in Curriculum and Teacher Leadership program. Ashley, who was also a member of the Urban Teaching Cohort, was named WLWT Channel 5 Teacher of the Week. 11 more words

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Teacher educators living in difficult times

Many of our regular readers of this blog are teacher educators. I (Clare) want to bring to your attention a disturbing development in teacher education in the U.S. 780 more words

Teacher Education

Speak Out Against VAM for Ed Schools

Secretary Duncan wants to rate colleges of education by the test scores of students taught by their graduates.

Read this post by VAM expert Audrey Amrein Beardsley to learn why this is a very bad idea and how you can register your protest against it.

Teacher Education

Exploring Literature Circles with Student Teachers

Yesterday with our pre-service PJ and JI literacy classes we explored the use of literature circles as part of a literacy program. The student teachers had read the novel… 431 more words

Education