schools of education

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education

Five Big Changes to the Future of Teacher Education

| November 22, 2011 | 13 Comments

Getty In the book Teaching 2030 by Barnett Berry and 12 classroom experts, the authors pinpoint specific skills educators will need to teach in the schools of tomorrow. They say teachers must be prepared to find and adapt new technologies to engage the digital generation, as well as work across traditional subject areas using project […]

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Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers

Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers

| August 16, 2011 | 6 Comments

Disrupting the entrenched education system is daunting. There are 7.2 million teachers in the U.S., 76 million students, and more than 98,000 public schools, according to a government census (as of 2008). So what’s the most effective way to unshackle the current archaic system from ineffective tactics that no longer work in the digital age? […]

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Five Progressive Schools of Education

Five Progressive Schools of Education

| June 29, 2011 | 7 Comments

If the way we teach and learn is changing, the way that teachers learn should be changing, too. What are schools of education doing to keep ahead? The following is a handful of examples of teacher education schools and programs whose progressive, tech-infused approach toward 21st century teaching is helping educators enter the classroom well-prepared. […]

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