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Home-School Relationships: Moving Towards a Collaborative Model

Monday, May 20, 2013

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By Silvia Graham Faculty Member, Master of Teaching Program at American Public University “The battleship, the school, cannot do this alone. The rest of the educational flotilla must assist: families, communities, government, higher education, and the business community. Only then will all of our children be able to achieve that which by birthright should be theirs: enthusiasm for an accomplishment in learning” (Graham, 1995, p.22).

Personalized Learning and Digital Natives

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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By Dr. Amy Burkman Program Director, M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision, American Public University System Technology plays a vital role in the learning process for today’s K-12 students.  These digital natives have used technology since infancy to play games, watch videos, and interact with family.  There are even apps for infants and toddlers, like Baby’s Musical Hands, Monkey’s Preschool Lunchbox, and Ewe Can Count, for Apple and Android devices, Baby’s Musical Hands and Monkey Preschool Lunchbox!

Is Special Preparation Needed for Teaching K-12 Online? Yes!

Thursday, November 29, 2012

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By Dr. Kathleen J. Tate Program Director of M.Ed. in Teaching, American Public University Teachers and Teacher Education Today Have you peeked into a graduate teacher education course lately? If so, you will readily notice some differences in courses compared to those from even a few years ago. One of the biggest changes is the increasing amount of graduate students who are teachers in virtual K-12 schools, rather than traditional face-to-face schools.

Personalized Learning 101

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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By Dr. Kathleen J. Tate, Program Director of M.Ed. in Teaching Personalized learning is an educational concept I discovered recently. I researched and found two important documents that define personalized learning serving as the foundation for designing a new graduate course, “Personalized and Individualized Online Learning” introduced by the University in the fall of 2012. The first was a report from the 2010 Symposium on [Re] Design for Personalized Learning, and the second was the U.S.

Personalized Learning 101

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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By Dr. Kathleen J. Tate Program Director of M.Ed. in Teaching Personalized learning is an educational concept I discovered recently. I researched and found two important documents that define personalized learning serving as the foundation for designing a new graduate course, “Personalized and Individualized Online Learning” introduced by the University in the fall of 2012. The first was a report from the 2010 Symposium on [Re] Design for Personalized Learning, and the second was the U.S.

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