Science in the News, published by Science A–Z, engages students in the ever-changing world of science. Each issue features compelling news stories for students written at three reading levels to allow for differentiated instruction.
To connect or not to connect? That is the question. Actually, it’s not a question. Connection is an important aspect of every elementary classroom. What type of connection am I talking about? There is the connection that teachers need to make with each one of their students. There is the connection to the curriculum that educators need to hopefully create for their students. There is the connection between home and school that is crucial for student growth and achievement. Lastly, there is the connection between school and the rest of the world that helps take learning outside of the four walls of the classroom. The short answer is connection takes on many different forms, yet each type of connection is important for our youngest learners.
Expand your skills in instructional design and learn to evaluate the impact of technology on learning. The educational technology programs offered online through Penn StateWorld Campus, in collaboration with the College of Education, can help you incorporate the use of technology and the internet to more effectively engage learners and improve the quality of their learning experiences. Courses are taught by the same faculty who teach in residence. The Education programs have been consistently ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report. Choose from the following programs:
Masterof Education in Learning, Design, and Technology. Graduate Certificates in e-Learning Design; Educational Technology Integration; Teaching and Learning Online in K–12 Settings.
The Future Ready Librarians initiative is intended to raise awareness among district and school leaders about the valuable role librarians can play in supporting the Future Ready goals of their school and district.