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Free Webinars This Month on Incorporating CKT in Elementary Teacher Prep

This month, AACTE will host free webinars on incorporating content knowledge for teaching (CKT) into education course work, presented by experts from TeachingWorks (University of Michigan) and ETS® Educator Series (Educational Testing Service). Please join us March 29 for a focus on elementary English/language arts CKT and/or March 30 for elementary mathematics.

In each hourlong event, you’ll hear about and discuss approaches that can be used to engage preservice teachers with the kinds of content problems they are likely to encounter during their work as a teacher, such as in –

  • Selecting appropriate content tasks or materials for a particular instructional goal
  • Interpreting students’ work to identify their thinking or possible misconceptions
  • Selecting a representation to use when introducing a concept from the curriculum to the class

Presenters will share resources that can be used to help preservice teachers work on and learn about the types of content knowledge used in teaching.

Wednesday, March 29, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT (click to register)
Bringing Content Knowledge for Teaching (CKT) Into the Elementary English Language Arts Teacher Education Curriculum

Thursday, March 30, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT (click to register)
Bringing Content Knowledge for Teaching (CKT) Into the Elementary Mathematics Teacher Education Curriculum

Presenters: Heather Howell, Associate Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service; Nicole Garcia, Chief Program Officer, TeachingWorks, University of Michigan; Sarah Scott Frank, Elementary ELA Research and Design Specialist, TeachingWorks, University of Michigan; Geoffrey Phelps, Senior Managing Research Scientist, Educational Testing Service

Heather Howell
Nicole Garcia
Sarah Scott Frank
Geoffrey Phelps


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Kristin McCabe

Editor, AACTE

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