Essential Question: What should preservice teachers know and be able to do to effectively integrate technology in their teaching?
In this show Mark shares the different tracks students can follow at the College of William & Mary's School of Education to be prepared to become teachers. David offers a few ideas on what he looks for in teachers in terms of the importance of colloboration and willingness to take risks. Mark makes a direct connection by sharing some aspects of the classes students take and how his class on technology integration gives students experience in using technology to support learning.
Tips of the Week:
Mark- This week I came across a nice article by Lisa Michelle Dabbs on Edutopia on Five Tips for New Teachers to Become Connected Educators. These are great ideas not just for new teachers but all teachers who want to connect with others as the new year begins.
David- Diane Rehm's show on universities providing more online learning course with emphasis on MOOCs. Excellent panel discussion. Blog posts on being a 21st Century Educator:
- 5 Traits of the 21st Century Teacher
- 21st Century Teacher
- Traits of a 21st Century Teacher
- Who is the 21st century teacher?