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  • Teaching Careers

    School’s out for summer and you may be considering becoming a teacher or advancing your teaching career. During the month of June we invite you to take a look at the resources we rounded up and created to help you learn more about the field of teaching and education. Find some interesting statistics from a recent Nielson survey, a testimonial from a Kaplan University Master of Arts in Teaching Graduate who went from a career in business to becoming a teacher, articles about teaching and the education field, and a brand new interactive tool we just launched called the Virtual Advisor that may provide you with perspectives and guidance in helping you find the right teaching degree for you. Take a look at the articles and information below and learn more about the teaching and education field today.

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    Blog Post: Common Core Can Provide Consistency to Students in Military Families

    By Margaret Morgan, Assistant Dean for the School of Education

     

    There is certainly a lot of controversy concerning the Common Core but one group that seems to be embracing the Core is the US military.

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    Cindy Poore-Pariseau

    The (Potential) Impact of the ADA Amendments Act on Postsecondary Education

    By Cindy Poore-Pariseau, PhD, School of Education

     

    Cindy Poore-Pariseau, PhD discusses the American Disabilities Act (ADA) amendment acts and how they were created to correct the injustices created by misunderstandings of the original ADA. The amendments allow institutions to view disability claims made by individuals in more broad terms by not requiring certain documentation proving disability. The amendments will help postsecondary students and others access education and help them get the resources and help they need..

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    Maggie Broderick

    English Language Learners (ELLs) in Today’s Public Schools

    By Maggie Broderick, PhD, School of Education

     

    The twenty-first century brings many new issues and challenges for teachers in public schools. We are faced with new paradigms for educating our youth for the roles they will have in our ever-evolving society.

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    Genevieve_Koens

    Alumni Spotlight: Genevieve Koens

    Master’s in Teaching Graduate Pursues a Change in Her Career to Spend More Time With Her Children and to Help Others

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    Assess Your Career

    School's Out: Time to Assess Your Education Career

    It’s a familiar feeling—the bell rings and the students run out into the summer sun. It’s summer break! It may also feel like a natural time to reassess your teaching career. A couple of refresher courses may be in order, or possibly even a decision to go after your master’s degree.

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    Gift of Teaching

    Why Teaching Is a Gift Worth Opening

    If someone asks how you chose your current profession, do you find yourself struggling to offer an acceptable answer? Many people find themselves in careers through default rather than by taking deliberate steps to pursue their passion.

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    NCES

    Government Spotlight: National Center for Education Statistics

    The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is overseen by the United States Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences and is dedicated to collecting, analyzing, and reporting on the complete statistics on the state of American education and education activities around the world.

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    Nonprofit: Education Trust

    Nonprofit Spotlight: The Education Trust

    The Education Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gaps in opportunity and achievement for students from low-income families or who are black, Hispanic, or American Indian. The organization focuses on helping students at all levels of education from pre-kindergarten through college.

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    Virtual Advisor

    Make an Educated Decision

    Learn more about Kaplan University’s School of Education programs with our Virtual Advisor tool and find out which teaching or education program could help you pursue your goals.

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