When teachers have the skills and confidence to engage their students and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow, they don’t just do more things – they do amazing things.
To help teachers shape the leaders of the future, Microsoft has recently revamped the Microsoft Certified Educator Exam (MCE). This certification is based on the 21CLD and Innovative Teaching & Learning Research, which provides a set of rubrics for educators to identify and implement learning opportunities for students to build 21st century skills.… Visit the author's original post
Guest blog post by Paw Kappel, Head of Department ICT P-12 at Bentley Park College
Bentley Park College is a P–12 State College in the southern corridor of Cairns, Queensland. The College’s socio-economic index is in the bottom quartile. In the past, the College did not have many high achieving students, few pursued a university education and many ended up unemployed. Overall QCE (Queensland Certificate of Education) attainment in 2011 was 55%, and only 25% for Indigenous students.
In 2011, our school decided to focus more resources on establishing a culture of excellence in technology and demonstrating the connection between improved student learning and our own improved practice with ICT.… Visit the author's original post
As a technology educator, you know that industry-recognized certification gives schools a way to validate technology skills while helping students build credentials for college entry, internships and jobs. Now's your chance to bring the full power and potential of technology certification to the classroom.
|What: CERTIFIED 2015
|When/Where: June 18-20, 2015 at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa in Orlando, Florida
|Why: Connect with educators and experts to bring the full power and potential of technology certification to the classroom
|Learn more: www.certiport.com/certified
Join educators and industry experts at the 2015 CERTIFIED Educator Conference, June 18-20 in Orlando, Florida—three days of insightful keynotes, deep dive breakout sessions, and face-to-face discussions and activities designed to help educators serve their students, improve their teaching, and enhance their career.… Visit the author's original post