Use of Real-World Data and Information in the Classroom: Evolution of a K-14 Teacher Preparation Model

Mercedes McKay, Susan Lowes, Beth McGrath, Peiyi Lin, Edward Leach
League Book

Community colleges are uniquely poised to prepare tomorrow’s teachers to use internet-based tools and curriculum resources to enhance learning. Through the U.S. Department of Education-funded Pathways project, almost 250 faculty from over 40 community colleges nationwide have incorporated new tools and resources into their courses while modeling best practices in technology-based instruction to their students; approximately 6,900 preservice teachers have been affected by this program.