teacher professional development
Written by Mark Brumley According to the National Center for Education Statistics , approximately 8 percent of students drop out of high school each year. The number is higher for African-American, Hispanic and American Indian students.
Think big picture
Michael Appleton for The New York Times Students use computers even in English class at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, also known as P-Tech. The building and its surroundings in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, may look run-down, but inside 150 Albany Avenue may sit the future of the country’s vocational education: The first 230 pupils of a new style of school that weaves high school and college curriculums into a six-year program tailored for a job in the technology industry.
Before we teach how to tweet, we must teach why one would tweet at all...
Monday 23rd August, 2010 We all know that Google offers a great search program, and you might even use other apps like Gmail or Google Calendar, but have you realized what Google has to offer for online colleges educators and students ? Using Sites, Google Earth, Wave, and more, you can turn your classroom into a place where you can share, collaborate, and publish on the world wide web.
The most popular complaints about online learning are lack of engagement, slow response time from the instructor, and a loss of the sense of community. Imagine that it’s your first day of school. You’re walking down a hallway with no signs or room numbers. You don’t know who your teacher is, who your fellow classmates are, and no one will help you find your class.