Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers

Photo of Dr. Randy Schultz
Dr. Randy Schultz

Dr. Randy Schultz is Associate Professor of Teacher Education at California State University, Bakersfield, and a former director of the California Technology Assistance Project. In this episode of Radio TICAL, Randy shares his experiences in teacher education and talks about some of the challenges of preparing teachers to prepare students for a future that is unpredictable.

The TICAL Connection:  To follow up on Randy’s interview, check out these resources in the TICAL database.

 

Universal Design for Learning

Stephen Vaughn
Stephen Vaughn

Stephen Vaughn is Area Director at San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and a long time TICAL cadre member.  In this episode Steve shares his passion for Universal Design for Learning concepts and his “cautious optimism” for the future of public education in California.

 

The TICAL Connection To follow up , Steve recommends these resources in the TICAL database.

 

On the Cusp of a New Convergence

David Reilly
David Reilly, assistant superintendent,
Sequoia Union High School District

Technology has long promised to usher in a new era of improved learning.  While so far that new era has been an elusive one, perhaps we’re about to get a grip on it.

In this episode, David Reilly describes a new convergence he already sees unfolding his his district.  The key ingredients?  New technology, common core standards, implicit curriculum, and a new, “trans-modern” pedagogy that puts the student center stage and casts the rest of us in supporting roles.

The TICAL Connection: Follow up with these related resources in the TICAL database.