Highlights From Educational Horizons

Have you seen the February/March 2015 issue of Educational Horizons from Pi Lambda Theta?

Thanks to a partnership with Phi Delta Kappa and Pi Lambda Theta, all AACTE members receive free online access to this magazine for future teachers as a benefit of their AACTE membership. Chief Representatives also receive each issue by mail.

Here are some highlights from the current issue to share with your students:

Are You a Good Teacher? What does it mean to be a good teacher? Short, interactive quizzes help teachers see where they excel and where they need more help. National Board Certified Teachers offer advice on creating nontraditional assessments, managing student meltdowns, building relationships with parents, and becoming an authentic professional.

Measuring Up. Teachers who are looking for a way to assess their teaching practice can use these three frameworks to evaluate their performance.

Creating Risk Takers. National Teacher of the Year Sean McComb shares how he creates a caring classroom culture so that his students feel safe enough to be risk takers.

Three Ways edTPA Prepared Me for the Classroom. A capstone, performance-based assessment challenged this new educator to stretch his practice. See what he learned.

Following the hyperlinks above will take you to each article’s teaser, but you can read the full text for free through a special site for AACTE members. To download the whole issue, visit www.edhorizons4aacte.org. You can also reprint articles to use in your classes for free—just submit your request to edhorizons@pdkintl.org and mention that you are an AACTE member.

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