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Registration Open For K12 Certificate In Online Teaching

Also from Thursday’s inbox…

DISTANCE EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Registration now open for K12 Certificate in Online Teaching

Summer program enrollment deadline June 9, limited to 30 participants…

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Electricity and the Joy of Learning

One of the greatest joys of my (Cathy’s) job is observing student teachers in their teaching practicums. In my next few blogs I will be happily sharing some of the highlights from these visits. 193 more words

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NCU Says Thank You with PTO Donations

Northwest Christian University (NCU) launched a fun and creative way of thanking several local-area grade schools with a friendly competition that ended with donations to the first and second place schools’ Parent Teacher Organizations (PTO). 190 more words

MoPTA: Mo Money, Mo Problems

Next year, all Missouri student teachers will pay $275 for a performance assessment developed by Educational Testing Services (ETS) called MoPTA (Missouri Pre-Service Teacher Assessment). This means millions of dollars  will leave Missouri each year and find their way to Princeton, N.J. 395 more words

Free Event Gamification and the Future of Online Training

Free Event
Gamification and the Future of Online Training
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:30AM – 12:30PM
To register: http://ow.ly/vML6R

Reflecting the increasing popularity of gaming and simulation technologies in online education, UC Irvine Extension’s Corporate Training department is utilizing new synchronous technologies for online training. 27 more words

A Few Words From Oliver Jeffers

Clare and I (Lydia) have enjoyed sharing the creative and clever picture books of Oliver Jeffers with the student teachers in our literacy methods courses. Jeffers, an artist, illustrator and writer, notes, “my books are all about telling stories, and a lot of my art is about asking questions…They’re an excellent platform,” he says of picture books, “With novels, things are spelled out for you. 84 more words

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The Missouri Model: How Not to Launch a Performance Assessment

In the past I’ve written about the rushed nature of education “reform” in Missouri. In essence, the driving philosophy in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has been to overturn everything and demand that education entities respond with changes immediately. 695 more words