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A Math Trail Gives Students Insight into How Math Is Used in the Real World

May 01, 2018

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Guide to Blazing a Math Trail

A mathematics trail is a walk to discover mathematics. A math trail can be almost anywhere—a neighborhood, a business district or shopping mall, a park, a zoo, a library, even a government building.

May 01, 2018

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Online Educational Technology Programs

Penn State World Campus offers a world of possibilities—online. Educators can expand their skills in instructional design and learn to evaluate the impact of technology on learning. The educational technology programs offered online through Penn State World Campus, in collaboration with the College of Education, help educators to incorporate the use of technology and the internet to more effectively engage learners and improve the quality of learning experiences. The courses are taught by the same faculty who teach in residence. Penn State’s Education programs have been ranked consistently in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report. Interested educators can choose from the following programs: Master of Education in Learning, Design, and Technology; Graduate Certificates in E-Learning Design, Educational Technology Integration, and Teaching and Learning Online in K–12 Settings. Request more information here.

Inquiry-Based Science Helps Students Develop English Language Skills

May 01, 2018

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Inquiry-based Approaches to Science Teaching

The Institute for Inquiry (IFI) is a professional development program provided by the Exploratorium in San Francisco. IFI has created an online curriculum for professional developers that addresses the theory and practice of inquiry-based science education.

May 01, 2018

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Bring Learning to Life!

The University of Alabama’s College of Education offers an MA in Instructional Technology to help educators empower their teaching and engage their students through technology. Since coursework is completely online, educators can pursue this degree while continuing to work full time. They will gain the confidence and expertise they need to effectively develop, implement, and evaluate the use of the newest tech strategies to create a better learning experience for their students.

Apr 16, 2018

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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Penn State World Campus offers a world of possibilities—online. Earn a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and choose from five areas of emphasis: STEM Education; Elementary Education; Children’s Literature; Curriculum and Supervision; and Theory and Practice in English, Social Studies, and World Languages. Learn from the same faculty who teach on campus and apply your new knowledge immediately in your classroom. The programs are asynchronous so you can study on your own time, from any location. Advance your knowledge and gain a well-respected credential from Penn State’s College of Education—ranked consistently in the top 10, according to U.S. News & World Report.

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