Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Teaching the teachers: Careers, literacy and math are among summer topics

A grant has helped fund these classes for teachers. A good idea!   - - Donna Poisl

Written by Stefanie Knowlton, Statesman Journal

Hundreds of Salem-Keizer teachers are back in the classroom, only now they’re on the opposite side of the desk.

They’re learning everything from how to inspire students for college and careers to literacy and math instruction for children who are learning English.

Salem-Keizer School District will offer 95 classes this summer to keep teachers’ skills sharp and current in the latest education trends, but the district might have to scale back next year when the federal grant that pays for them shrinks for the fifth year in a row.
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