Author Archives: Wiredinstructor

About Wiredinstructor

Program Advisor E-Learning and Online Teaching Graduate Certificate Program University of Wisconsin Stout

How Scratch and Minecraft Developers Hope to Keep Kids Coding For Life – EdSurge News

Coding curricula is sweeping into classrooms across the country, thanks to programs such as Code.org. According to the Education Commission of States, about 20 states now require that districts allow students to apply specified computer science courses toward completion of mathematics, science or, as a foreign language.

Source: www.edsurge.com

Back in the last century I taught LOGO and BASIC. Learning how to code — is it an essential literacy?

Students Say They Are Not as Tech Savvy as Educators Assume – EdSurge News

In an interview with EdSurge, Alexandra Pickett, the Director of New York State University’s Center for Online Teaching Excellence, noted that many of her students know how to use online platforms such as Twitter and Facebook for fun, but have no idea how to leverage them for academic and professional use.

Source: www.edsurge.com

All online teachers know this. We coach the technology right along with the curriculum. 

e-Jobs: Online Highschool Teacher:  Highly qualified and certified to teach HS Social Studies 

Position Requirements:
Highly qualified and certified to teach HS Social Studies courses (US Government/Civics, US History, and World History and AP-level instruction); 
Holds a valid state teaching certificate from any State;
Prior experience teaching virtual classes a plus including experience with Adobe Connect or similar learning platforms;

Source: newton.newtonsoftware.com

Do you have virtual teaching experience? Here’s an online high school position with iTutor.  Is it time for a change?