Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation offers summit on ‘Learning in the 21st Century’ at Fortify 2017 conference for K-12, higher ed teachers and leaders
Lipscomb University’s Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation presents its 2017 Fortify Conference Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This year's conference examines the theme “Learning in the 21st Century,” and topics are relevant to current-service, pre-service and higher education teachers and leaders.
Lipscomb University receives state grant for innovation in educator preparation
Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen recently announced that Lipscomb University’s College of Education is one of four educator preparation providers (EPPs) that have been awarded grants to design new strategies that will support the development of a diverse educator workforce, increase production of educators in high-demand licensure areas, and promote collaboration to improve educator preparation in literacy.
College of Education receives two Principal Pipeline Partnership grants from state
Lipscomb University’s College of Education has received two Principal Pipeline Partnership grants from the Tennessee Department of Education to support leadership models that develop or improve innovative and high-impact school leader programs.
Tennessee education commissioner Candice McQueen named College of Education’s 2017 Innovator in Education
Tennessee education commissioner Candice McQueen was named the College of Education’s 2017 Innovator in Education at a celebration on April 19.
Ayers Institute launches new professional learning podcast
The Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation housed in Lipscomb University’s College of Education has developed a new resource for educators with the launch of its new professional learning podcast.
Ayers Institute launches new, improved online resource for educators in Tennessee, across the nation
The Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation has launched eduToolbox, an online portal that features instructional resources for educators in Tennessee and across the country.
New Resource - The Role of Technology in Education
The Role of Technology in Education course provides pre-service and current-service teachers the information and resources needed to improve student outcomes through the use of technology. This course includes topics such as technology and teacher evaluation, the connections between pedagogy and technology, differentiating with technology, types of assessment, and how to be a connected educator.
New Resource - The Learning Environment MOOC
Every teacher recognizes the need for a positive learning culture. We know from research that the learning environment has a direct impact on improving student outcomes. (Gallagher, n.d.) By focusing on the necessary components of a positive learning culture for all students, teachers create an environment of improved student outcomes. The Ayers Institute is now offering a free, online course that will help teachers create optimum learning environments for students!
Nashville schools enrolls 32 counselors in Ayers online professional development
Lipscomb's College Access Project enhances school counselors' college mentoring skills.
New Resource - Professional Learning Communities MOOC
Every teacher faces the challenge of improving student outcomes. We know from research that teacher collaboration focused on teaching and learning positively impacts student achievement. Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) provide a framework for teacher collaboration focused on student outcomes. The Ayers Institute is now offering a free, online course that will help teachers participate in effective PLCs.