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Affinity Group Reflection: How Are We Preparing Teachers to Teach Online?

Affinity Group Reflection: How are we preparing teachers to teach online? Author: Samantha Goldman; info@ciddl.org Since last year, the CIDDL and CEEDAR (Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform) centers had hosted a series of Affinity Group meetings where…
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Collaboration with Families: Bringing Research to Practice

Collaboration with Families: Bringing Research to Practice Author: Samantha Goldman; info@ciddl.org At our last and final meeting of the CIDDL/CEEDAR Affinity Group, we discussed the importance of considering the family as part of the educational team. Through a facilitated discussion…
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Virtual Practicums: Issues and Reflections

Virtual Practicums: Issues and Reflections Author: Samantha Goldman; info@ciddl.org In our March CIDDL/CEEDAR Affinity group meeting, which aims to build the capacity of higher education faculty to support the development of PK-12 educators in planning, designing, and delivering effective instruction…
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Using Video Observations in Teacher Preparation Programs

Using Video Observations in Teacher Preparation Programs Author: Samantha Goldman Pre-service teachers are usually required to video themselves teaching to receive feedback from peers and professors as part of their culminating portfolio. One critique of this method is that teacher…