11 Important Issues Educators Should Follow This Election Year – Online Colleges

Below is a link to a blog dealing with important issues educators need to keep in mind as the presidential election approaches. No matter which side of an issue you are on, stay informed on these and other issues. As a critical thinker, take a few minutes to browse this blogger’s views. Keep an open mind to the issues and learn all sides.

11 Important Issues Educators Should Follow This Election Year – Online Colleges.


Summer Seminar Gets Personal | ED.gov Blog

From today’s “Homeroom,” the Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education:

Recently teachers from across the country participated in a summer seminar to grapple with an emerging hot topic in education:  how to personalize learning in a classroom full of diverse students with varying interests, skills and learning styles.

The seminar, held at the U.S. Department of Education and via webinar, included presenters who are current and former classroom teachers who offered both the theory and practical strategies for teachers interested in moving their classroom learning beyond a one-size-fits-all mentality.

Summer Seminar Gets Personal | ED.gov Blog.

URL: http://www.ed.gov/blog/2012/07/summer-seminar-gets-personal/


NCSER announces FY 2012 Awards

For those readers interested in recent research grants awarded by the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the list of grants has been announced and can be viewed that the site below. If you are planning research or are looking for a grant for next year, the list includes the types of proposals that address the latest areas of critical need, and offer a good place to explore future research options.

NCSER announces FY 2012 Awards.

URL: http://ies.ed.gov/ncser/projects/12awards2.asp