September 2015

From paper to iPad, the experience of doing science at Hilltop High School in Chula Vista, California, has changed a lot in the last couple of years. Ten-year biology teaching veteran Jessica Nascimento has seen the way her students learn science shift a lot during the course of her career—science

Join us in celebrating the 228th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution! WGU will host a series of free 1-hour webinars and online discussions beginning Monday, September 14, through Constitution Day on Thursday, September 17, 2015 to commemorate the issues and importance of the U.S. Constitution. Topics and times are listed

Jennifer Stone has been teaching for 16 years, with experience from first grade to middle school—and beyond, having even taught pre-service teachers and professional development. She currently teaches fourth-graders in Georgia, and over the summer, she took a college-level course that introduced her to an interesting idea: Comic books have

By Mary Gordon College of IT Student Mentor You can find numerous articles on how to be strategic and productive on the weekend. But are you guilty of letting your weekend become your “weak”-end? If so, it’s time to power up Saturday and Sunday. Don’t squander away precious hours. It’s

Fifth-grade science is all about electricity, magnets, and matter, teacher Susan Holtkamp says. But her classroom has no tools for teaching those concepts—and no budget for those tools. That’s why the 35-year teaching veteran, who recently changed schools and is starting her first year at the new school, is shopping

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