Title II of the Higher Education Act requires states and teacher preparation institutions to submit annual reports on the quality of teacher preparation to the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE). States are required to report information on certification and licensure requirements, pass rates on state assessments disaggregated by institution, and other information.
Technology and learning go hand in hand. Because digital learning encompasses a wide spectrum of tools and practices, the Ohio Department of Education, together with eTech Ohio, INFOhio, KnowledgeWorks and others are observing Digital Learning Month to highlight resources and explore how they are being used in classrooms around Ohio.
Ohio’s system of credit flexibility gives students new and innovative ways to earn academic credit, including the option to test out of a class by passing a rigorous exam or performing specific skills to demonstrate mastery of that knowledge.
It used to be that anyone could be a backyard mechanic. Remember how you could tune up your car, adjust the carburetor, and diagnose trouble just by listening to the purr or rumble of your engine?
Recognizing the need for efficiency in times of limited resources, as much as possible the Office of Career-Technical Education (CTE) will conduct professional development/technical assistance meetings during FY2011 using Arkadin--an interactive online collaborative communications tool.