Daily Archives: July 10, 2016
When you teach what you love and share what you know, you open eyes, minds, hearts, and souls to unexplored worlds. The state of Virginia recertified Pearson as an approved school turnaround” consultant in 2013 even though the company had, at best, mixed results with that line of work: Just one of the five Virginia schools that Pearson cited as references improved both its math and reading proficiency rates against the state averages.
From what I can make out from its website, the three key players at Pearson and Pearson Education are Glen Moreno, chairman of the Pearson Board of Directors , Dame Marjorie Morris Scardino, overall chief executive for Pearson, and William Ethridge, chief executive for North American Education.
Eric Mazur is the creator of Peer Instruction, speaker on physics education and interactive teaching, founder of SiOnyx , and a professor of physics and area dean at Harvard. In …Read More
Towson University’s secondary education programs offer a strong academic foundation combined with transformative field experiences. Each program in the NDTA fulfills the legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt by fostering inclusive and engaging relationships among teacher candidates, faculty, school practitioners, and learners; immersing teacher candidates intensively in diverse school and community cultures; nurturing social justice leadership skills and dispositions; and coaching candidates toward career success.
Accepted models of curriculum design emerging from studies of school-based education last century, are classified as product” (aka rational – Print, 1993 or objectives – Tyler, 1949), interactive” (Taba, 1962), cyclical” (Print, 1993), or process” (Wheeler, 1967; Stenhouse, 1975, and Hawes, 1979).
They must maintain expected levels of competence in all coursework, field work, and student teaching with all course grades at or above a B-. Additionally, teacher candidates are expected to adhere to standards of professionalism as articulated in the UVU Professional Teacher Dispositions …Read More