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Feature: What Role Can Online COPs – Communities of Practice – Play in Achieving Teacher Excellence?
As 2012 unfolds, the Department of Education continues to pursue an important question for closing the achievement gap: How can online communities of practice (COPs) best address some of the most pressing challenges in P-12 education? For the past year, … Continue reading
The Transition to Teaching (TTT) Grants Program is administered by the Office of Innovation and Improvement. TTT is part of the Teacher Quality Program, which supports and tests innovations in teacher and principal recruitment, preparation, and professional development. Click here to see … Continue reading
As Arts in Education Week – September 11-17 – was being observed, arts integration was a hot topic nationally. Consider these two statements about arts integration: (1) “Creative teachers have integrated the arts with other subjects for years. During the past decade, … Continue reading
This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and the Teacher Quality program office would like to highlight some of the OII programs that support high-quality teacher preparation and professional development. Tweet