Teachers College

Technology is changing what it means to have a career in teaching, and with many schools embracing the use of digital content in the classroom, educators will need to learn to teach in an increasingly digitized world. When integrated into K-12 classrooms, technology can help students build the 21st century

By Diane Gibson WGU Course Instructor, Teachers College At WGU, each student is assigned a personal faculty member to work with them as a mentor throughout their time at WGU. Additionally, each course has its own Course Instructors, subject-matter experts who are available to help students get through course material.

The science department at Lima Central Catholic High School in Lima, Ohio, knows a lot about owls. Night Owls, in particular. After all, the school just hired its third teacher from WGU's online Teachers College . The other two—one who just won the Toledo, Ohio, Diocese's Golden Apple award for

Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day! This week, we join the rest of the country in celebrating our nation's educators as part of Teacher Appreciation Week. Our online Teachers College produces highly qualified, outstanding educators, and we're proud of the good WGU-trained teachers do for that most-precious resource, our children. The

Anyone well into their career in teaching will tell you that if you are truly dedicated to giving students the best education possible, maintaining a proper work-life balance can be challenging. With so many papers to grade, homework to correct and students that need one-on-one attention after school, your work-life

When Jamie Abitz and her husband were living in Hawaii and she had her first baby, she wasn't sure how she'd be able to focus on being a new mom and finish her teaching degree. Today, the Army wife and WGU Teachers College graduate has received a half-dozen unsolicited job

If you are in the WGU online Teachers College , working hard toward getting a degree and becoming a teacher, the light at the end of the tunnel is demonstration teaching. Maybe you can just see it way off in the distance; maybe it’s getting closer and brighter every day.

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. Interview with Rachel Brand Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Twentynine Palms, California Rachel Brand is a military wife working

January is National Mentoring Month , and throughout the month, WGU Connection will be highlighting stories of WGU mentors and the students they’ve helped along the way. Interview with Sheena Bell Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Studies (K-8) Millington, Tennessee When Sheena Bell enrolled in Western Governors University’s

One day, you’ll have a classroom of your own. But today, as you work hard toward that career in teaching, substitute teaching is an important way to hone your teaching skills and meet the people you need to know to get hired at the school where you want to work.

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