A four-hour drive from Fulton, Missouri, the National Teachers Hall of Fame might be a place to visit before summer’s end. Aspiring teachers, including bachelors in education students at William Woods University, can encounter interesting school artifacts, teacher resources and stories about some of the nation’s top educators. Known as Teacher Town USA, Emporia, Kansas […]Read More...
October 13th, 2017
In 2011 the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) did a survey of student teaching programs in the U.S. finding the experience to have a lasting impact on students’ long-term teaching careers. The survey states that, “a uniformly strong student teaching experience has the power to dramatically improve the vision of teaching excellence.” Here are […]Read More...
February 2nd, 2016
According to a National Center for Educational Statistics survey, one out of four students in the U.S. reported being bullied during the 2013 school year. And with the increased use of social media and social sharing networks, bullying has moved beyond just school hallways into the online realm. The National Bullying Prevention Center noted that […]Read More...
January 26th, 2016
To read or not to read — the Missourian and American Library Association draw attention to banned books
Whether you’re teaching beginning readers or senior high school seminar, every teacher, principal and superintendent will encounter the issue of “appropriate material.” Missouri teachers can access an excellent resource on book challenges and bans in the state of Missouri from the Missourian. The publication submitted Sunshine requests for public records of book challenges to all […]Read More...
October 9th, 2014
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