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Back to School Tips for Teachers: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Level 1

Sunday, September 20, 2015

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By Bethanie L. Hansen, D.M.A. Faculty Director, School of Education at American Public University Purposeful relationship-building and preventative approaches in your classroom will be crucial for positive results for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD is a developmental disability. The disorder might be manifested through a child’s manner of communicating, interacting, behaving, and learning that seem different from most other children.

Social Media Hazards and Tips for Teachers

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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By Kathleen J. Tate, Ph.D. Professor and Program Director of Teaching, School of Education, American Public University Social media continues to play a significant part in many people’s lives, including those of teachers, students, and families. Recent statistics on social media users indicate that 74 percent of online adults use social networking sites as of January 2014 (Pew Resesarch Center, n.d.), with the majority of those using Facebook.

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.

Coping with the Demands of “Always On” Learning

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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By Dr. Tiffany DePriter Faculty Member, Mathematics at American Public University When I tell people that I work from a home office, more specifically that I teach online, a quizzical expression comes over their faces. Surely they envision me padding to my desk at noon, wearing my pajamas. This is quite far from the truth. I have a designated office, and I am at my desk (fully clothed) by 9 am.

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.

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