Education

Apr 11 2017

Using Instructional Websites to Differentiate #instructional #websites #for #students

#instructional websites for students # Using Instructional Websites to Differentiate by Chris Alper-Leroux In the past, teacher websites were often used only as an introduction to personality, or a repository for class syllabi. Though this approach provides a means of contact, it misses the huge instructional potential of a class website as a tool to systematically and comprehensively differentiate instruction. My role as a co-teacher (LD licensed) in an 8th grade Earth Science class at Battle Creek Middle School in St. Paul, Minnesota, is to provide methods and strategies to differentiate instruction for students with IEPs. But another opportunity open …

Apr 11 2017

Teaching Strategies #instructional #websites #for #students

#instructional websites for students # TEACHING STRATEGIES Institutions of higher learning across the nation are responding to political, economic, social and technological pressures to be more responsive to students’ needs and more concerned about how well students are prepared to assume future societal roles. Faculty are already feeling the pressure to lecture less, to make learning environments more interactive, to integrate technology into the learning experience, and to use collaborative learning strategies when appropriate. Some of the more prominent strategies are outlined below. For more information about the use of these and other pedagogical approaches, contact the Program in Support …

Apr 11 2017

Instructional Technology Tools in the ESL Classroom #instructional #websites #for #students

#instructional websites for students # Instructional Technology Tools in the ESL Classroom *Whether you’re an aspiring ESL teacher or an experienced educator, the online Master of Arts in Teaching-TESOL through USC Rossier School of Education will prepare you to effectively teach English language learners of all ages. The Power of Quality Technology in the ESL Classroom Instructional technology tools can reshape your curriculum, or they can be a way to reinforce concepts and address gaps in language skills. According to Jeff Wiseman s presentation, English Language Learners as Digital Natives: 21 st Century Tools for Sheltered ESL Classrooms , there …

Apr 11 2017

Reading Comprehension #instructional #websites #for #students

#instructional websites for students # Within this page,the complex processes involved in reading comprehension are divided into three categories (much like the National Reading Panel Report). The categories include vocabulary instruction, text comprehension instruction, and teacher preparation and comprehension strategies instruction. You’ll also find useful websites that students can visit to practice their use of comprehension strategies with fiction and non-fiction texts at a variety of reading levels. Vocabulary Instruction Helping Children at Home with Vocabulary Building from the Child Development Institute is a helpful outline of suggestions for parents as “language models” Homonyms from Alan Cooper is an entire …

Apr 11 2017

Master s in Higher Education Administration Online – Capella University #online #higher #education

#online higher education # MS Higher Education Leadership and Administration Specialization Master of Science in Higher Education Degree Outcomes Capella’s Higher Education Administration degree program prepares you to lead effectively as a change agent of higher education. You’ll also be able to harness the power of technology to implement data-driven decisions as well as manage resources and faculty. Discover specifically what you’ll learn — and how you can apply it. View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com . Career Outcomes Common jobs with an online Master’s in Higher Education Administration include: enrollment services director, financial …

Apr 11 2017

Jane s Pick of the Day: 25 places to find instructional videos #instructional #websites #for

#instructional websites for students # 08 February 2010 25 places to find instructional videos Recently I have received a number of emails asking about places that offer free instructional videos (on all subjects), so I thought I would put together a posting of the main ones that I know about: 5min Life Videopedia – instructional and how-to videos Academic Earth – Thousands of video lectures from the world s top scholars blip.tv – next generation TV network Google Video – videos on all topics Graspr – The instructional video network Howcast – How-to videos iCue – A fun, innovative, learning …

Apr 11 2017

Instructional Design: Inspire Students and Empower Teachers #instructional #websites #for #students

#instructional websites for students # Instructional Design: Inspire Students and Empower Teachers As educators today, we have more tools available for our use than any generation of students or teachers before us. It’s our job to decide which tools we want to bring into our classrooms and how we want to use them. This is no small task. We all know that giving a student an iPad isn’t necessarily going to turn them into a Rhodes Scholar. So, it’s up to us to do our research about how to best use the libraries, computers, phones and space at our fingertips. …

Apr 10 2017

Apple – Education – Special Education #educati0n

#educati0n # We believe that technology can provide great learning tools for all learning abilities. Every Mac and iOS device comes standard with innovative accessibility features. iOS is the world’s most advanced — and most accessible — mobile operating system. Innovative features like VoiceOver, AssistiveTouch, and Guided Access help students with special needs enjoy more of what iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch have to offer.Learn more Powerful features designed for students with special needs are integrated in every Mac. Technologies like VoiceOver, built-in braille support, and Sticky Keys and Slow Keys help students navigate and control the Mac. All without …

Apr 10 2017

Online MA Higher Education Administration #online #higher #education

#online higher education # Master of Arts in Education with a Specialization in Higher Education Administration Online Complete Course Work: as little as 15 months | Credit Hours: 36 Tuition: $451 per credit hour* The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Education with an emphasis in Higher Education is designed for students seeking careers in student affairs and higher education administration. Designed and taught by practitioners and respected LSU College of Human Sciences & Education faculty, the M.A. in Higher Education Administration examines the diverse nature of higher education institutions and their unique community of stakeholders. The curriculum helps candidates develop …

Apr 10 2017

Where Can I Find Free Online Secretary Training and Courses? #secretary #of #school

#secretary of school # Where Can I Find Free Online Secretary Training and Courses? Typing and business and telephone etiquette are among the topics you might explore through free online secretary training. Read on to find out about courses available to you. Schools offering Administrative Assistant degrees can also be found in these popular choices. What You Need to Know Free secretary training is available through postsecondary schools and educational websites. Although the courses are generally non-credit, some may provide a certificate of achievement. These courses sometimes include practice exercises and tests, and they generally don’t require any materials beyond …