martes, 2 de diciembre de 2014

Innovando con TIC - en la formación inicial docente

Libro gratis. Para verlo, oprima aquí.

No se gradúan en 4 años

The vast majority of students at American public colleges do not graduate on time, according to a new report from Complete College America, a nonprofit group based in Indianapolis. “Students and parents know that time is money,” said the report, called “Four-Year Myth.”

“The reality is that our system of higher education costs too much, takes too long and graduates too few.”

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viernes, 28 de noviembre de 2014

Certificación de maestros

Building New Teacher Pipelines: A Christensen Institute Case Study from TeachBoost on Vimeo.

Schools and software: What’s now and what’s next

"Do we know what software tools school systems actually want? Demand-side analyses typically reflect the loudest voices in the market that companies are eager to please—in the case of education technology, the largest urban districts with the largest technology budgets. But half of the nation’s 48 million public school students attend approximately 3,700 small- to medium-sized school systems. These school systems face some of the same struggles as large districts in delivering high-quality blended learning and running effective and efficient central offices. They also face distinct challenges in the marketplace, as they find themselves unable to afford large enterprise solutions or powerless to push suppliers to customize to their particular needs."

Para ver un informe y gráficas sobre el tema, oprima aquí.

Reimagining Teaching in a Blended Learning Setting

TNTP, a teacher-recruitment and policy-advocacy group, recently released a new paper called Reimagining Teaching in a Blended Learning Setting. The paper describes roles and essential competencies of blended-learning teachers, provides guidance to school leaders for recruiting and selecting blended-learning teachers. Its conclusions are based on findings from visits to “more than 20 schools across the country” and interviews with “more than 60 teachers and leaders about their experiences.” -

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