All Blog Posts Tagged 'standards' (7)

Self Contained Middle School Math Standards and Frameworks - GPS

 

In a lot of ways, Georgia, and Atlanta Public Schools in particular are always early to the party. This school system is always willing to adopt new reforms ahead of many other school systems, particularly those in metro Atlanta. One of the most significant reforms that APS has adopted over recent years is the push for special needs students to be included in the regular education program whenever possible.  SEBD and EBD students in particular have benefit from this push. This is…

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Added by Jovan D. Miles on March 26, 2011 at 4:42pm — 1 Comment

Questioning Accepted Standards. Do not ask me why, ask me why not?

I love to play the guitar and on the anniversary of Jimi Hendrix death this question got me thinking about what and how we teach our children.



Imagine you teach guitar and a kid walks in that is playing a left-handed guitar upside down. Most guitar players have picked up bad habits that the teacher will want to get rid of and sort out before moving on to bigger and better things. But this was one of the things that Jimi was renown for, and that many will suggest gave him his unique… Continue

Added by Nicholas Tee on September 19, 2010 at 10:20pm — No Comments

ICT competency standards for teachers: implementation guidelines, version 1.0. by UNESCO, 2008.

The ICT competency standards for teachers have been designed by UNESCO and its partners to help educational policy-makers and curriculum developers identify the skills teachers need to harness technology in the service of education.



Developed in cooperation with Cisco, Intel and Microsoft, as well as the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), the standards consist of three parts:

* a… Continue

Added by Kevin Chilton on September 2, 2009 at 8:51am — No Comments

A Lesson Guide for Constitution Day 2.0

Each year America celebrates Constitution Day on September 17. Since 2006, federal legislation mandates that all educational institutions receiving federal funds must hold an educational program on the Constitution commemorating the day.



Remix America (http://remixamerica.org) has partnered with Constitutional Rights Foundation (http://crf-usa.org) to bring you the Constitution Day Challenge--a creative way for elementary, middle and high school students to learn about and celebrate… Continue

Added by Erika Johansson on August 31, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

Seeking Technology Standards For Teachers

Just as there is a problematic digital divide among regions of the U.S., where some students have 24/7 access to information while others have no access, there is a problematic division between teacher's understanding of and use of technology for learning. I am talking, here, about situations where technology would actually be significantly more beneficial than traditional means of learning.



It seems we may be approaching a point where technology standards ought to be developed for… Continue

Added by Andrew on May 26, 2009 at 1:31pm — 1 Comment

7 Guidelines for Educators

Wes Fryer shares his flickr set @ CoSN 09.

This was one image I found noteworthy.



My favorite is... ' reinvent yourself as a teacher, professor or educator."

With all the emerging technologies and Web 2.0 practices, as educators, we can and should embrace the inevitable.…



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Added by John Costilla on March 12, 2009 at 6:35am — 1 Comment

Class begins tomorrow... somewhat new.

Aside from the fact that our country will have a new President and a new administration at nearly this time tomorrow, my greatest concern is in what I can impact and work with in the here and now - and what's closest to me - that being the Introduction to Educational Technology course I teach each semester.



I have to say that teaching this course for me is very exciting - because it's in this course that I can engage up and-coming teaching… Continue

Added by Dave Eveland on January 19, 2009 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

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