Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

(2 classifications) (9 resources)

Education -- Study and teaching

Classification
History (1)
Iowa (1)

Resources
View Resource Technology and Education

Promoting the use of the internet and technology in education is not new. However, the use of technology, especially videos and web-based discussion groups, for teacher professional development is a recent development, spurring interest from state education policy makers, school districts and the technology industry giants. Some examples of these developments and issues to consider are examined in...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0116
View Resource Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Established in 1964, the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) at the University of Wisconsin, is one of the oldest and largest university-based education research and development centers. With annual funding exceeding $25 million from a variety of sources (such as the National Science Foundation), WCER employs close to 350 faculty, staff, and graduate students working at one of the many...

https://wcer.wisc.edu/
View Resource The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

As a result of the kind donations of Andrew Carnegie in 1905, and chartered in 1906 by an Act of Congress, the aim of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is "to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher and the cause of higher education." While it would seem that this is a rather indomitable set of tasks, the Carnegie...

https://www.carnegiefoundation.org
View Resource Stanford: The Bridge Project

Stanford University's Bridge Project: Strengthening K-16 Transition Policies emphasizes that "reforms affecting K-12 and higher education must occur across systems in order to achieve the desired outcomes." Their approach is to improve opportunities for all students to enter and succeed in higher education by strengthening the alignment between higher education admissions-related requirements and...

http://web.stanford.edu/group/bridgeproject/
View Resource Edutopia

The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), which "documents and disseminates information about exemplary programs in K-12 schools to help these practices spread nationwide" provides this website, Edutopia. The website and the organization's magazine and documentaries are intended to "celebrate the unsung heroes across our nation who are making 'Edutopia' a reality." Recognizing that for...

https://www.edutopia.org/
View Resource Center for New Design in Learning & Scholarship

New centers and institutes dedicated to the proposition of bridging the gulf between pedagogy and technological advances in the college classroom are nothing new, but The Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS) is definitely one of the leaders in this important area. Based at Georgetown University, CNDLS was started in 2000 and is primarily concerned with promoting "discovery,...

https://cndls.georgetown.edu/
View Resource Doing What Works

The U.S. Dept. of Education sponsors this Doing What Works website, which focuses on pedagogy in order to assist this nation's teachers in finding what are likely to be effective methods of teaching. To see the areas of study that are covered on the website, look to the top left side of the page. You'll find "Early Childhood Education", "English Language Learners", "Math and Science", and...

https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/
View Resource University of Virginia Center for Teaching Excellence Screenshot

Most colleges and universities have resource centers where graduate students and professors can learn more about the craft of teaching. The University of Virginia's Center for Teaching Excellence is dedicated to "committed conversation about teaching at all levels and in all academic disciplines." On the site, visitors can look over seven sections, including Programs, Workshops, Consultations,...

http://cte.virginia.edu
View Resource References and Resources for Just-in-Time Teaching Screenshot

The scholars at the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College have created this set of Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) resources designed for the busy educator. Visitors can learn how to use these resources in a range of different disciplines, including biology, chemistry, economics, and the history of photography. Additionally, there is a list of general resources, such as...

https://serc.carleton.edu/introgeo/justintime/references.htm...