Anne Contreras is working toward her Master of Education degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction through the University of San Diego’s 100% online program.
Katie Martin, PhD Director of Professional Learning, MTLC
As our world rapidly changes, the tools and resources we have access to dramatically impact our opportunities for learning.
Written by Suzanne Stolz, Ed.D. - Online Master of Education Program Coordinator
When a special education teacher came to thank me for printing materials in large font sizes for a student with a visual impairment, I wondered, “Why wouldn’t I do this?” I soon learned that some teachers expected special education teachers to handle any non-stand…
In the late 1980’s Albert Shanker, an education reformer and leader of a teacher’s union, introduced the idea of charter schools and soon thereafter the first charter school legislation was introduced in Minnesota.
If you are an educator you know how important the teaching of STEM subjects — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math — has become in recent years.
It is no secret that women are largely underrepresented in STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) careers. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that women make up only 26 percent of the STEM workforce — and yet they make up 57 percent of the overall U.S.
As an educator you know that learning is infinite. That’s why so many teachers choose to continue their education through master’s degree programs, certificates or professional development.
Amy Zapatka is the dean of school culture at Achievement First, a charter school in Providence, RI.
Alumni Spotlight: First Grade Teacher Accomplishes Personal Goal By Completing Curriculum and Instruction Degree
Kassondra Sosa graduated with her B.A. in elementary education from the University of New Mexico and recently completed her Master of Education degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of San Diego.
Alumni Spotlight: A Passion for Nature and Science Made a STEAM Specialization the Perfect Fit for Educator Karl Frank
Karl Frank graduated from the University of Miami with an undergraduate degree in marine biology and anthropology.
Alumni Spotlight: Instructional Technology Coach Daniela Keeler on Teaching Literacy in the Digital Age
Daniela worked as a high school English teacher for five years before getting her Master of Education degree from the University of San Diego.
If you are considering a master’s degree in the education field to launch or advance your teaching career or to position yourself for opportunities outside the classroom, you are no doubt “doing your homework.
Your time is a precious resource.
Elementary, middle and high school teachers are in high demand across the country. And for those considering a career in education, there can be a host of benefits.
What is Universal Design for Learning?
Universal Design for Learning has been gaining in popularity among teachers and school districts in recent years.
Wondering what else you can do with a Master of Education Degree (M.Ed.) besides teach? While teaching may be the obvious career path for those considering an M.Ed., there are actually a number of non-teaching careers where an M.Ed.
Hello, welcome to “An Educator’s Guide to Teaching Styles & Learning Styles.” Today’s discussion topic: How student learning styles affect educators’ teaching styles, and vice versa.
Blended learning has been making its way into more and more classrooms over the past decade, as teachers look to integrate technology into their classrooms as a mode of instruction.
For today’s students, a curriculum that includes cursive writing and penmanship has all but disappeared. Gone are the days of long, hand written papers or pen pals who write and send letters, gasp, via the US Postal Service.
If you are considering furthering your education and taking the next step in your career as an educator, you may be considering a master’s degree in education. But with so many degree programs available, deciding which is right for you can be a challenge.