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13 Reasons Your Brain Craves Infographics [Infographic]

13 Reasons Your Brain Craves Infographics [Infographic] | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
This is downright spooky. It's an interactive infographic all about why your brain craves infographics. Food for thought!

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ghbrett's curator insight, July 23, 2013 8:49 AM

As the old saying goes: "A picture is worth a thousand words." This also reminds me of Malcomb Gladwell's book, "Blink." Amazon: http://amzn.to/13AalVQ

Andrea Remmert's curator insight, July 31, 2013 1:41 AM

It's all about images now. 

Bruce McDuffee's curator insight, August 20, 2013 2:53 PM

It's important to keep in mind your audience and how the ideal prospect likes to consume content.  Scientists or engineers for example my consume or respect different media than consumers of clothing or electronics.

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Be Prepared: The ASCD Forum Discusses Educator Preparation ...

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For example, 2012 Emerging Leader and Regional Science Coordinator Fred Ende has five suggestions for improving teacher preparation: Prepare educators to be specialists, instead of generalists. Provide clarity around the ...
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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | MindShift

How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | MindShift | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
What defines the PLAY strategy are things like creativity, co-learning, engagement and motivation, making learning relevant, and thinking of education as an ecosystem, where the connections between school, home, community and ...
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Teacher Prep Review Finds Most Teacher Education Dismal -- THE ...

Teacher Prep Review Finds Most Teacher Education Dismal -- THE ... | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
A new extensive report out by the National Council on Teacher Quality says that only four institutions of higher education in the United States out of 1130 deserve the highest rating in its evaluation of teacher education ...
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Governor Signs Bill to Improve Teacher Preparation | State of ...

Governor Signs Bill to Improve Teacher Preparation | State of ... | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
Dover, DE – Fulfilling the commitment from his 2013 State of the State to better prepare Delaware's educators for the classroom, Governor Jack Markell signed legislation today that raises the bar for entering the teaching ...
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Quality Educator Preparation « The Dean's Blog

Austria is preparing to restructure its teacher preparation program and wanted to gain an international perspective on educational policy, especially as it relates to teacher education. This is a topic that has increasingly been ...
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Teacher Bar Exam? Recommendations Impact Teaching Candidates - Decoded Science

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Teacher Bar Exam? Recommendations Impact Teaching Candidates Decoded Science The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has issued new recommendations regarding new teacher preparation and certification that include something along...
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Many states are looking at revising the educator prep programs authorized within their states and focusing on strengthening teacher and leader prep programs..this article discusses several of these areas of focus in this topic
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Group Issues 'Call to Action' on Teacher Prep Program Reform ...

Group Issues 'Call to Action' on Teacher Prep Program Reform ... | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
The reform effort—part of a larger movement taking place in various areas of public education—calls for being “highly selective” about who is admitted to teacher preparation programs, rewarding exemplary programs, and ...
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Our Responsibility, Our Promise: Transforming Educator Preparation and Entry into the Profession

Our Responsibility, Our Promise: Transforming Educator Preparation and Entry into the Profession was written by a CCSSO task force composed of current and former chief state school officers, with input from the National Association of State Boards...
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States Call for Improved Educator Preparation Systems

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States Call for Improved Educator Preparation Systems http://t.co/pzrkqCIF
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Missouri raises the bar on teacher preparation

Before stepping into her own classroom, Allison Brown wanted to be prepared for everything that becoming a teacher would throw at her.
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State Chiefs to Examine Teacher Prep, Licensing

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Education commissioners from 25 states have vowed to update their systems for preparing and credentialing teachers.
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What a Professional Teacher Preparation Program Looks Like ...

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So how do we think that's going? It invites exactly the kind of contempt that we are receiving at the hands of hedge fund managers and other “reformy” know-it-alls.” Read more here: What a Professional Teacher Preparation ...
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Accrediting Body Unveils Draft Standards for Teacher Prep

Accrediting Body Unveils Draft Standards for Teacher Prep | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
A set of proposed standards for teacher-preparation programs unveiled last week by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation are leaner, more specific, and more outcomes-focused than any set in the 60-year ...
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Education deans, KSDE to meet on teacher prep programs - Lawrence Journal World (blog)

Education deans, KSDE to meet on teacher prep programs - Lawrence Journal World (blog) | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
Education deans, KSDE to meet on teacher prep programs Lawrence Journal World (blog) Officials at the Kansas State Department of Education will meet in March with deans from various schools of education to discuss a recent report calling for big...
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The skinny on the NCTQ Teacher Prep Review | College of ...

The skinny on the NCTQ Teacher Prep Review | College of ... | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a Washington-based think tank, issued its long-awaited Teacher Prep Review report yesterday. For education schools around the country, that is not “long-awaited” as in, “Oh ...
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Be a critical consumer of what you read. 

 

In the words of Linda Darling-Hammond, -- “Unfortunately, the answer to the question of what we can learn about teacher education quality from the NCTQ report on Teacher Prep is ‘not much.’ ” --

 

This report needs thoughtful and insightful consideration/discussion.

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Myths About Educator Preparation Programs Part II « ChalkBloggers

Myths About Educator Preparation Programs Part II « ChalkBloggers | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
In my last blog post I discussed some common myths associated with the preparation of teachers. Just as it is a myth that teachers today teach much the same as they did 100 years ago, so it is a myth that teacher education is ...
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N.J., foundation launch math-science teacher prep program - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Like other states, New Jersey has struggled to recruit and retain teachers in STEM subjects, education officials say.
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idaho commits to improving educator preparation programs

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An expert Advisory Group representing educator preparation, non-traditional programs, teacher unions and other organizations involved in the preparation of teachers and principals provided input on the Task Force's ...
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Additional Perspectives on the Future of Teacher Preparation in the ...

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Barnett Berry: I would look for a program that offers serious clinical preparation, with assurances that master teachers have the time and support to mentor and as well as co-teach with you in an internship.
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Best of 2012 – #1: School of Education Receives $5.7 Million from Hearin Foundation

Best of 2012 – #1: School of Education Receives $5.7 Million from Hearin Foundation | Educator Preparation | Scoop.it
“Right now, we strive to become a national leader in educator preparation,” David Rock, Univ. of Ms. education dean. http://t.co/oMMFDsLN
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U. of Wisconsin Will Turn Over Syllabi to Group Seeking Teacher ...

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The National Council on Teacher Quality announced on Thursday that it had settled a lawsuit against the University of Wisconsin system in a dispute stemming from the advocacy group's controversial effort to rank ...
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NY Reform Commission Stresses Teacher Prep, More Learning Time - Education Week News (blog)

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The N.Y. Education Reform Commission, summoned into existence by Democratic Gov.
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