Opportunities to Inspire the Great Minds of the Future
Little Scholars, a leading provider of afterschool enrichment programs, summer camps, and tutoring, is looking for exceptional teachers for a unique teaching experience. Little Scholars hires teachers who appreciate organic learning beyond the tests. Its enrichment programs and summer camps are offered at local public and private schools. Little Scholars provides the curriculum, including the materials and supplies, to teach the programs. Tutoring is individualized for each student: the tutors choose from a variety of proven methods when planning lessons to make sure each student is successful. Little Scholars is perfect for teachers, education students, retired teachers, and teachers looking for part-time work. Visit the website to learn more and submit your résumé.
CoSN educators and technology professionals recently went on a trip to New Zealand to meet with government officials, local leaders and educators to get an insight into the country's education system and its policies. Members of the delegation have been encouraged to document their experiences in a blog. These are some of the highlights and insights from an exciting and interesting trip.
Researcher and ELL expert Jim Cummins has identified three keys to success in teaching students who are just learning English:
· Engage students in their literacy by providing access to resources.
· Ensure that all teachers are prepared to scaffold their instruction across the curriculum.
· Affirm and value students’ background, culture, and identity.
Across the nation, many schools are using edtech tools to support their teaching of English language learners through these three tactics. Read Middlebury Interactive’s special report on how technology can help address the needs of English language learners.
The goal of effective teachers is to maximize their students’ engagement, creating a positive and inclusive learning environment while establishing a culture of continuous education in their classrooms. Waldorf University online programs give teachers the competitive edge they need in order to pursue careers as counselors, education administration professionals, and special curriculum specialists. Waldorf’s Master of Arts in education effective teacher program is designed to help working education professionals bolster their teaching efficiency, refine their leadership skills, and grow their potential in the education field. The Master of Arts in organizational leadership develops students’ leadership skills and equips them to use it as an instrument for organizational change within the education industry.