Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Michelle Licata

This is the third in our three part series about the National Online Teacher of the Year Award finalists. Click here for Parts One and Two. For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the award, which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. […]

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Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Jen Currin

This is the second of three interviews with the National Online Teacher of the Year Award finalists. First up was Renee Citlau. For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the award, which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. Through education initiatives and innovative resources […]

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Online Teacher of the Year finalists share passion for technology-driven instruction: Renee Citlau

For the fourth year, SAS is a sponsor of the National Online Teacher of the Year Award (NOTY), which recognizes an outstanding online teacher for exceptional quality in online K-12 education. Through education initiatives and innovative resources such as SAS Curriculum Pathways and SAS Mobile Education apps, SAS is a strong […]

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Flipped classrooms: The realization of 21st century digital learning?

So here we are.  After years of talking about how to prepare students for success in the 21st century, we are now more than a decade in.  But we still struggle with the same old challenges in education: “How can we effectively integrate technology into the classroom?”  “How can we […]

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New Year's Resolutions and Classroom Technology

Or... How will you enhance integration in 2013? Teachers want to more effectively integrate classroom technology. The question is how to achieve that goal, that “resolution.” Teaching is an individual art. Over the past few years, professional learning communities and vertical teaming has improved collaboration. But in the end, an […]

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Work and life: combining passions

I started working for SAS more than 8 years ago. At the time I knew it was a great place to work. Everyone in the Triangle area knows that, but I wanted to work here to combine my skills with a passion. I went to North Carolina State University to study computer engineering, […]

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Differentiating in the digital age

Or... do you need to sell a kidney to improve your test scores? Recently I spent several days working with a group of instructional technology facilitators in North Carolina. Taking a break after the first morning session, the participants could not wait to share a SchoolTube video about differentiated instruction. […]

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Staying civil in the election year Social Studies class

Or... how do you keep the kids from acting like adults? Political discussions at the office are always fraught with danger, doubly so in an election year. But office dynamics can pale compared to those of the classroom. Youthful emotion, combined with bad information and a lack of understanding, can […]

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Do new teachers automatically understand technology?

Or... just because you saw "The Hunger Games," are you good at archery? As the first waves of the "digital generation" enter the workforce, does their inherent technology skillset transfer directly into job-related tasks? This question has important implications for the 21st century classroom. Today's beginning teachers bring with them […]

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New school year brings excitement, big changes to SAS Curriculum Pathways

The end of summer is approaching and that means family vacations are wrapping up, and students and teachers will be heading back to school. I vividly recall preparing for the new school year when I was middle school social studies teacher Excited and re-energized for the coming year, I also […]

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