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Artificial Intelligence: The Next Lesson Plan Revolution?
posted by: Melissa | September 14, 2017, 01:15 pm   

I always relied heavily on online lesson plan banks when I was still in the classroom. I was among the first generation of teachers that was comfortable online, and looking up ideas and inspiration online only seemed natural. Plus, since I worked at a small school, I had five preps each day meaning I had less than 10 minutes planning for each 45 minutes of content with some subjects out of my area of expertise. Turning as much planning over to someone else was a necessity just to keep my head above water.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for September 8th
posted by: Melissa | September 08, 2017, 11:43 am   

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, AAE finds the news our members really want to see, and this week there are hurricanes again making headlines as they continue to affect large numbers of schools and teachers.

 
Historic Hurricanes: Teacher Resources
posted by: Melissa | September 07, 2017, 03:00 pm   

Currently Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are all bracing for possible impact from Hurricane Irma. The hurricane is massively wide and has broken records for strength and duration. If forecasts are right, it will hit the US weeks after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas’s gulf coast, the first time back-to-back hurricanes have hit the US coast.

 
Rural schools turn to high-tech teacher training solutions
posted by: Melissa | September 05, 2017, 01:25 pm   

Written by Nichole Dobo and originally published on The Hechinger Report on August 24th, 2017


In an isolated area deep in the Appalachian Mountains, finding enough teachers can be a challenge, to say the least.


And once teachers arrive, schools have to contend with another problem. Educators must meet annual requirements that dictate how much time they spend improving their craft – even though teachers’ colleges aren’t often nestled in such remote locations.

 
Weekly News Round-Up for September 1st
posted by: Melissa | September 01, 2017, 12:27 pm   

Each week, ASTA brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, AAE finds the news our members really want to see. At the top of the headlines this week is the fallout from Hurricane Harvey.

 
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