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The War Experience and the Importance of “Wreaths Across America”

Friday, December 12, 2014

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By Dr. Charles W. BindigEditor, Edu Trends Online American Military University professional staff are once again participating the wreath laying ceremony that will be held on December 13, 2014 at the Arlington National Cemetery. This annual event is in observance of our fallen heroes of all modern wars since the Civil War.

Your Military Background is Needed for Teach for America!

Thursday, February 7, 2013

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By Craig Gilman The You Served For America, Now Teach For America initiative aims to bring top military professionals to our nation’s highest-need schools by partnering with branches of the military and veterans’ organizations to identify candidates for the program. Former U.S. Army staff sergeant and 2009 Teach For America alumnus Shaun Murphy will lead this new initiative and has a goal of tripling the number of military participants in the next two years.

Accountability in Higher Education: It’s Not Your Mother’s Educator Preparation Program

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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By Dr. Tammy Lynn Woody I recently had the opportunity to attend the National Summit on Educator Effectiveness as one of four representatives from West Virginia. The Council of Chief State School Officers hosted this event in Seattle, Washington this past May. Many conversations focused on accountability, K-12 student achievement, and the transformation of educator preparation programs.

Technology in the Classroom: Is It Really Effective and Necessary?

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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Are schools enhancing their students’ education by using technology as a teaching aid or has it become a distraction in the classroom? The debate over the effectiveness and appropriateness of technology in the classroom remains a hot subject for many educators. I’ve heard from teachers who don’t believe technology is vastly more effective than traditional tools, while others say it’s made a huge impact on learning in the classroom. 

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