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Technology Updates in the Classroom: Latest Trends in the K-12 Environment

Monday, May 4, 2015

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By Dr. William M. Gillum Associate Professor in the School of Education, American Public University The evolution of technology in the classroom is a difficult subject on which to stay abreast for even the savviest technology users. New resources are constantly being developed, and the latest technology platforms are being replaced as quickly as they are released.

Digital Learning Perspectives

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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By Dr. Tammy Lynn Woody Interim Dean, School of Education at American Public University A colleague recently brought it to my attention that there is a national “digital learning day” in March. Intrigued, I visited the website to learn more about this event and how it came into existence. As the interim Dean of the APU School of Education, I’m always on the lookout for free resources that could be used by our faculty and candidates as they prepare to work with K-12 students.

Encore U: It’s Never Too Late To Go To College

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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Here is a figure that may stun you: The number of Americans who are 55 and older will grow to 112 million by 2030, according to the United States Census Bureau. That is an increase from 76 million today. Viewed another way, the population of Americans age 55 and older will double in the next 25 years.

Strategies for Successfully Implementing No Child Left Behind

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Dr. Joanetta (Jodie) Ellis discusses the challenges she faced as a Texas school principal trying to implement the No Child Left Behind requirements. Listen to this podcast to hear more about the strategies she used as an administrator to improve her school from an “acceptable” rating to an “exemplary” rating in less than two years! She suggests administrators struggling with this policy: Involve all stakeholders in the decision-making process, including teachers, parents and students Gather as much data as possible about the student population as well as available resources Define expectations.

Sequester Impacts Early Childhood Education

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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By Conrad Lotze VP & Dean, School of Education at American Public University The U.S. federal budget sequestration began on March 1 as part of the austerity fiscal policy enacted by the 2011 Budget Control Act. The sequester has drastically limited across-the-board government programs throughout the country, including early childhood education. Particularly hard hit is Head Start, the federal program that aids low-income preschool children.

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