To advance teachers’ use of evidence-based practices to teach foundational reading skills to K-3 students, this project will: (1) provide an online MOOC-Ed course for teachers and teacher educators; (2) develop competency-based assessments of teachers’ knowledge and practices; (3) work with NCDPI, school districts and UNC-GA to integrate the project resources into comprehensive professional development programs; and (4) conduct an evaluation to inform ongoing improvements of the course.
IES Director Highlights Friday Institute MOOC-Eds in First-Year Report
In a recent report of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider’s first-year accomplishments, two of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Eds) were highlighted as examples of how IES’ Practice Guides are translated into practice.
Spring 2019 MOOC-Eds Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the Spring 2019 session, which starts on February 5. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering five...