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Drs. Teresa Washut Heck and Nancy Bacharach, Co-Directors of the Academy for Co-Teaching and Collaboration at St. Cloud State University, enumerate the benefits of the co-teaching model in helping student teachers develop their in-class practice.
Guest blogger Lessia Bonn wraps up Connected Educator Month by way of an exuberant story about reaching out with music, reflecting back the wisdom of young people, and finding the spirit of sharing among teachers.
Guest blogger Fred Ende, Assistant Director of Curriculum and Instructional Services for Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, looks at the recent Federal government shutdown as a cautionary lesson in effective leadership principles.
Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher considers the mechanics and benefits of flipping both an English and a science class, and suggests a variation on the flipped model for younger or less connected students.
Digital learning specialists Anna Adam and Helen Mowers explain how the ability to code is becoming the most in-demand global resource for the 21st century, and why coding should become the new foreign language requirement in our schools.
Guest blogger Troy Hicks, a teacher educator at Central Michigan University, describes how he fosters inspiration and excitement about the craft of writing for future elementary and middle school educators.