The MAT@USC program is unique in its approach to student teaching (also known as “guided practice”), mostly because it cannot ask its guided practice professors to visit teacher candidates on a regular basis to observe. Instead, the teacher candidate and the guiding teacher (also known as “cooperating teacher” or “master teacher”) feel the professor’s presence when the teacher candidate …Read more about So, you want to be a guiding teacher…
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I love my experience with MAT@USC and I take every chance to share about my experience and the program when I can. Most of all, I love being a part of something new, different and at the forefront of technology and education.Read more about “Southern California?”
Hanceville, Alabama is about as far, literally and figuratively, as you can get from Los Angeles, California. Nestled in the Tennessee River Valley, located in old Coal Mining Country, and just up the road from the famous Iron Ore mines of the “Magic City” of Birmingham, Hanceville is a typical Southern town. You can drive down the street from the …Read more about Education in Mayberry
January 2011 I decided to start the year off like many others do, by setting New Year’s Resolutions. Some of these included getting ‘A’ grades, learning to cook and to get in shape by my 24th birthday. The latter resolution would be more difficult than I thought being a full time student, student teacher and maintaining personal relationships, but I …Read more about Balance is Key!
It took dedication and hard work, but the MAT@USC program has made it much easier and more exciting than I ever thought it could be. For that, I’m thankful –and I can’t wait to get started!Read more about California Dreaming: How I Came to the MAT@USC
Transparency as an idea seems to be very popular today. I’ve heard it cropping up on political shows for quite some time now. Media pundits are calling for all kinds of transparency in government, and it seems to be a very noble ideal, something to aspire to perhaps. What if it was the actual answer to some of our school …Read more about How Transparency Can Stop The High-Stakes Testing Blame Game
Hello Blogging Community! Some of you may recognize me from my days as an MAT@USC Student Support Advisor. Others may know me from the newsletter or perhaps we’ve been in touch about becoming a student blogger! If I haven’t had the pleasure of working with you yet, I look forward to it!
I will be your main contact …
It’s always Teacher Appreciation Day here on Thursdays… and today we’ve decided to feature a group of teachers and educators who we’ve seen grow their PLN via Twitter’s #edchat. This week for Thank a Teacher Thursdays (#ThankaTeacher) we have a great …Read more about Thank a Teacher Thursday: June 9th, 2011
Testing information and websites are provided below in an effort to help you register for an available exam and date appropriate to you! If you have any questions, please call the Student Support office at 888.628.5041.
For California:CBEST Test Info
CSET Test Info
CBEST (paper based): 8/6/11
Registration deadline: 7/8/11
CBEST (computer based): beginning 8/6/11, the computer-based CBEST is available year-round by appointment …
A few years ago, I read the book “The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher” by Harry K. Wong and Rosemary T. Wong. At that time, I was a first year English Teacher in South Korea, and while I had taught university students as a Teaching Assistant at Sonoma State University, I had little background with …Read more about Collaboration in Education