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USC Rossier Lauded for Innovative Technology

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has selected the USC Rossier School of Education as this year’s recipient of the Best Practices Award for the Innovative Use of Technology...

USC Rossier wins national award for use of innovative methods

USC’s Rossier School of Education was recently awarded the Best Practices Award for Innovative Use of Technology for its online Master of Arts in Teaching program, which lets educators earn a master’s degree online...

Engaging students in texts

I am in the third week of my first pedagogy course. Until now, we have been focusing on theory and the social contexts of schools and classrooms. We are now starting to apply what we know about theory and society to real classroom teaching situations...

Dean Calls for Broader Reforms in Huffington Post

The Huffington Post ran an op-ed by Dean Karen Symms Gallagher about education reform.

“Few will dispute that more education reforms are needed. But many of the prescriptions may not be up to the task of...

Every once in a while teaching can be a tea party

I have yet to meet a teenager who would turn down the chance to mingle and munch. For this reason, and many more, I believe the English teacher I observe every week is a genius...

Communication makes the world go ’round

People who misuse the words “then” and “than” give me fits. It’s like someone raking their fingernails down a chalkboard (Remember those?). I also am not too jazzed about seeing “compliment” instead of “complement,” “towards” instead of “toward” and...