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Archive | November, 2012

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.

A Tale of Two Towns – Leadership Malpractice

Monday, November 12, 2012

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By Charles W. Bindig, Ed.D.

As an elementary school principal a number of years ago, my school was the unwitting victim of a neighboring school on the other side of town claiming district test achievement superiority. The school had received outstanding scores on the state achievement test, which was clearly the result of optimal school demographics.

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.

What Accreditation Means to Educators

Monday, November 5, 2012

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Interview with Dr. Conrad Lotze
Dean, School of Education, American Public University

There are several types of accreditation in higher education, and it is important to understand the differences among them. Beyond regional, specialty, and national accreditation, teachers should be cognizant of the state accreditation within the state they live and the standards with which each accrediting body holds a school to.

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