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Una Destinatio, Viae Diversae – One Destination, Many Paths: An Invitation To Design Curriculum, Aviva B. Dorfman Aug 2018

Una Destinatio, Viae Diversae – One Destination, Many Paths: An Invitation To Design Curriculum, Aviva B. Dorfman

Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research

One goal of early childhood teacher educators is to teach in ways that model teaching young children. What better way to study curriculum than to design it? This article describes a graduate early childhood curriculum course in which the students participate in the process of designing the syllabus. They receive a syllabus empty of topics, schedule, and readings. Together, we design the course according to their interests and needs. By semester’s end there is a full reading list and schedule. The invitation to co-design curriculum provides opportunities for investigation, representation and reflection as does constructivist teaching for children, and ...


District Liaison Involvement In Partnership Academies, Debra Gustafson, Nancy Kiltz Sep 2016

District Liaison Involvement In Partnership Academies, Debra Gustafson, Nancy Kiltz

Educational Considerations

The greatest legacy a leader can leave is having developed other leaders…if you want to leave a legacy, invest in people, and encourage those you develop to pass on everything they learn from you to others who will do the same.


Perspectives On Online Education: A Snapshot Of State Regulatory Framework Development In Elementary And Secondary Online Education, Luke J. Stedrak, Amanda L. Rose Apr 2015

Perspectives On Online Education: A Snapshot Of State Regulatory Framework Development In Elementary And Secondary Online Education, Luke J. Stedrak, Amanda L. Rose

Educational Considerations

With the advent and growth of elementary and secondary online education in the United States, teaching and learning has undergone radical change with heretofore unimagined alternatives to traditional brick-and-mortar classrooms.


Transforming Undergraduate And Graduate Candidate Social Perceptions About Diverse Learners Through Critical Reflection, Tonnie Martinez, Janet Penner-Williams, Socorro Herrera, Diane Rodriguez Apr 2011

Transforming Undergraduate And Graduate Candidate Social Perceptions About Diverse Learners Through Critical Reflection, Tonnie Martinez, Janet Penner-Williams, Socorro Herrera, Diane Rodriguez

Educational Considerations

Each preservice or inservice teacher who faces the prospect of student diversity in clinical experiences or practice settings does so with an individual set of assumptions about cultures and languages that differ from his or her own. Mezirow (1991) maintained that reflections on such assumptions and presuppositions about oneself and others can lead to “transformative learning”; or “learning that transforms problematic frames of reference."


Outfront Adult Education Center: The Impact Of Closing The Adult Learning Center In Leavenworth, Kansas, Jewell Shepard Sep 2007

Outfront Adult Education Center: The Impact Of Closing The Adult Learning Center In Leavenworth, Kansas, Jewell Shepard

Educational Considerations

Every adult learning center is continually changing, reflecting demographic changes in their community and state and federal mandates. OutFront is not just changing; it is closing. Effective June 30, 2007, The University of Saint Mary, our host institution, ceased its sponsorship of OutFront.