Posted in September 2012

Professional Conduct: Using School Equipment

Professional Conduct: Using School Equipment

This is the first in a series of articles that look at the principles of professional conduct in a teacher’s daily work. The series is presented by the Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Professional Conduct, which is charged with ensuring that all students are served by educators committed to providing safe, supportive and healthy school environments. … Continue reading

Content Standards for Students with Disabilities Available Now

Along with the new learning standards for Ohio that we’ve all been hearing about, Ohio has new academic content standards that will help students with cognitive disabilities make the most of their learning experiences. The Ohio Academic Content Standards-Extended (OACS-E, or “extended standards”) will ensure that students with significant cognitive disabilities have many ways to learn … Continue reading

Discussion Begins for New Arts Model Curriculum

Discussion Begins for New Arts Model Curriculum

The Ohio Department of Education invites teachers of K-12 dance, drama/theatre, music and visual arts to join an initial discussion about developing model curriculum resources for the state’s recently updated arts learning standards. Arts educators can give their input on the best instructional practices and classroom applications to help implement the standards. The focused discussion takes place from 4-6 p.m.  … Continue reading