For final-semester education college students, the end of the year is met with lots of excitement and anxiety. You’re excited to finally graduate and get your own classroom, but also terrified.
A lot has changed in the past 10 years, especially in the classroom. The day-to-day routine of a teacher just isn’t quite the same as it was in 2008, and according to one educator, it’s gotten a lot tougher. Read about 10 problems teachers didn’t deal with a decade ago, along with stories on what principals really think about tech, what time school should start, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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Today, the ACT® exam is one of the nation’s leading college entry exams. Built to determine students’ academic readiness for the next step in their academic careers, it’s often taken by high school juniors and seniors. In recent years, however, the ACT exam has also taken a more prominent role in high school accountability plans in a handful of states (and the list is growing). And, while it’s no secret there are a lot of options when it comes to preparing for this nationally recognized exam, navigating the appropriate plan for preparation can be challenging.
As is true of all niches within education, there’s no shortage of buzzwords, acronyms, and definitions related to Career and Technical Education (CTE) for administrators and instructors to keep straight. In honor of CTE Month, we’ve rounded up the most important terms in the field today to help you stay on top of the latest trends.