Education

Dec 1 2016

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 …

Dec 1 2016

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 …

Dec 1 2016

What is STEM Education? #educati0n


#educati0n # What is STEM Education? STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications. Though the United States has historically been a leader in these fields, fewer students have been focusing on these topics recently. According to the U.S. Department of Education, only 16 percent of high school students are interested in a STEM career and have proven a …

Dec 1 2016

Windows – Microsoft Education #educati0n


#educati0n # Windows: Reimagined for learning Windows delivers the best computing environment for education, with the personal experiences that students and teachers love, and the management tools that administrators need so that everyone is ready for class. Potential is endless in Manteca, California Young students are delivering PowerPoint presentations, teachers are managing their classes with OneNote, and seniors are graduating with technology skills that will help them in their futures. See how this unlikely district led massive learning transformation. Chester County School District Find out why a school principal kissed a pig in front of hundreds of students and hear …

Dec 1 2016

School of Education #educati0n


#educati0n # School of Education The School of Education at Webster University is a leader in developing and cultivating a world of learners. We provide our students with the knowledge, experiences and practical tools to guide themselves and others toward life-long learning. Visitors to the School find a community of educator-scholars – driven students and teachers who apply critical reflections and creative energies to enhance learning in schools and other educational settings. Our faculty strives to support this community by modeling effective teaching practices based on sound theory and research. Whether aspiring teachers, longtime educators or leaders and administrators, students …

Dec 1 2016

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 …

Dec 1 2016

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 …

Dec 1 2016

Secretary Training Programs, Schools and Career Information #secretary #of #school


#secretary of school # Secretaries Secretaries are responsible for coordinating an office’s administrative activities. At its core, this job ensures that an office runs smoothly. There are a wide variety of clerical and administrative duties that secretaries need to accomplish in order to make this happen. They schedule appointments, draft correspondence, provide information to outsiders, handle office inventory, and create and maintain files in either hard-copy or electronic form. Some secretaries perform highly specialized work requiring special knowledge and skills. For example, executive secretaries and administrative assistants work for high-ranking executives within an organization and provide senior-level administrative and clerical …

Dec 1 2016

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 …

Dec 1 2016

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 …