Alan November on Digital Roles in the Classroom
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Author Heidi Hayes Jacobs discusses "Our Future" and what education will look like in 20 years. See her session at ASCD's 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibit Show in Chicago, March 16-18, 2013.
Mapping to the Core by Heidi Hayes Jacobs has just been released as a LiveBook and LivePlanner. More than a book. More than an e-book. Learn more about LiveBook and LivePlanner here.
Heidi Hayes Jacobs and Bena Kallick: About Collaboration (ASCD Video)
BRING THE WORLD TO YOUR SCHOOL!
Explore these fully funded programs that are supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by American Councils for International Education!
The Educational Seminars Program provides short-term professional development opportunities to teachers and administrators from around the world, for 2-3 week reciprocal exchange programs and one-way professional development programs. Participating countries include Argentina, Brazil, Thailand, and Uruguay for reciprocal exchanges and Greece, India, and Italy for one-way programs. All Educational Seminars provide airfare, training, travel health care, and living costs.
For more information, please visit www.americancouncils.org/esor email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Upcoming Program Application Deadlines*: January 6 and March 30, 2012 *
HOST A GUEST TEACHER*
The Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) places EFL teachers from China and Egypt in U.S. K-12 host schools for an academic year where they teach Mandarin or Arabic language and culture. TCLP provides teachers’ salaries, healthcare, roundtrip airfare, training, professional development funds, and ongoing program support. To increase the number of Americans teaching and learning these critical languages, selected host schools also receive access to grant opportunities to support language learning projects.
For more information, please visit www.tclprogram.orgor email email@example.com.
*Program Application Deadline*: January 9, 2012
*STUDY LANGUAGE IN EGYPT AND CHINA*
Intensive Summer Language Institutes (ISLI) provides fellowships for U.S. classroom teachers to spend six weeks overseas studying intermediate and advanced-level Arabic in Alexandria, Egypt, and Chinese in Changchun, China. Current K-12 teachers, community college instructors of Arabic and Mandarin Chinese, and students enrolled in education programs who intend to teach these languages can apply. Participants earn ten hours of graduate credit through Bryn Mawr College, and are provided with peer tutors and roundtrip airfare. All travel and study-related costs are fully covered. For more information, please visit www.americancouncils.org/islior email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Program Application Deadline*: March 2, 2012
Any questions? Feel free to contact:
Program Officer, Teacher Programs,
Arabic and Chinese Intensive Summer Language Institutes
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Washington, DC 20036
Curriculum21 Podcast: Flat Classroom Project
Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano had the opportunity to speak to Vicki Davis and Julie Lindsay, co-founders of the Flat Classroom Project and two educators who are making a difference in their students’ lives as well as thousands of other students and teachers from around the world.
ASCD PODCAST -Teaching in a Digital World
Take a listen to the podcast with Heidi Hayes Jacobs as a guest.
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