Explore the practices that work best to accelerate student learning. This webinar series will cover John Hattie, Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey's research as to the most effective and impactful strategies for literacy learning and teaching.
In 2010, Illinois realized major changes were required for its higher education planning. The Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success was established as the pathway to “One Illinois,” a strategic plan to offer affordable high-quality educational opportunities to all residents of the state, thereby providing more advanced job opportunities to everyone.
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Finding the most affordable online colleges comes down to looking for the best value, not just the lowest cost. You want to get what you pay for and then some, especially given that any degree is a two or four-year investment.
With so many programs available for pursuing online education and teaching degrees, students need as much information as possible prior to making a decision. The following page simplifies the process in two specific ways. First, it provides a listing of online programs in education and teaching from some of today’s best colleges and universities. Second, it breaks down online learning in the field at all levels, from introductory courses at the associate level to advanced research and instruction at the doctorate. Find online degree programs and get an inside view of the online higher educational path.
For educators, developing skills and remaining up to speed with improvements in curriculum, methodology and technology is a career-long affair. Fortunately, there are professional associations, governmental organizations, corporate sponsored programs and resource libraries focusing on education improvement/reform and teacher development.
Students who are looking to become teachers have probably heard about the Praxis exams but may be unclear about certain aspects of these tests. The Praxis exams are used by most states to determine whether a person is qualified to be a teacher, and a passing score is often essential to gaining licensure. Students can streamline the testing process by preparing well and familiarizing themselves with all aspects of the Praxis, like which exams they need to take, how to register and receive their scores and best study practices.