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Tech Training Sessions for Student Teaching

Dear Students- We have scheduled several sessions to help prepare you for your upcoming Clinical II experience. As mentioned in our previous email, you should be obtaining a substitute teaching license if you do not already have one. Updated directions for sub certifications are available on the Certification Office website. We also strongly encourage you to pursue Google Educator certification. If you plan to attend the sessions below, please take a minute to RSVP so that the presenters can plan for the appropriate number of attendees. If you are not able to attend, we will be recording the sessions and posting them on our website.

I encourage you to attend these live if possible so that you can ask questions. I also encourage you to attend or watch all of these prior to the start of the semester. These workshops will provide a number of tools that may be helpful in your context and you should spend additional time exploring the suggested resources before the semester begins.
Lastly, this link is a recording of a session for our summer graduate students on a wide variety of technology tools for online instruction by Craig Kapp, formerly of TCNJ and currently at NYU. (The beginning of the recording is a bit choppy-the session begins at 00:30).  I highly recommend this session– there are a number of interesting tools and ideas.

Strategies and Tools for Success in Online Learning
Wednesday, August 12th, 4pm
Mr. Evan Abramson, Director of Technology for Millburn Public Schools, will share tools and strategies for successful and engaging online instruction.
Please RSVP here
Zoom Link

Meeting the Needs of All Learners During Remote Instruction 

Thursday, August 13th, 4pm
Dr. Matthew Taylor, SELL Department, TCNJ, will provide strategies for ensuring accessibility for all students and meeting special needs during remote learning
Please RSVP here
Zoom Link

Engaging ELA and Math Instruction in the Elementary Grades
Thursday, August 20th, 4pm
Sylwia Gorczyca, Technology Coach, 3rd Grade Teacher, Robbinsville Public Schools
Please RSVP here
Zoom link

Supporting K-12 Students During COVID 19 – Parent and Educator Webinars

  The STEP office is honored to present two live webinars for parents and educators focused on supporting K-12 students during the COVID – 19 pandemic. High School Students: Supporting High School Seniors through a Global Pandemic: Tips for Parents & Educators K – 8 students Helping Families Cope with the End of the School… Continue Reading

Teaching Online – Resources for Teachers, Teacher Candidates and Parents

The STEP office team is compiling a resource list for current TCNJ student teachers. The resource list will include best practices, technology tips, and specific content resources. Our goal is to provide resources that you can quickly review and decide if applicable to your specific needs. We have not verified every resource; so please review… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Update STEP

The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact us via email (step@tcnj.edu). All field placements are suspended until classes revert from an online format; this is contingent on placement districts’ status. Students in clinical placements should remain in contact with their supervisor. For more information and updates… Continue Reading

Student Teaching Application Process

Students unable to attend the Student Teaching Information Sessions, or looking to refresh their memory on what was shared in the session can follow the information listed below or check out our FAQ and Clearance pages for more detailed information. TCNJ STEP Orientation PowerPoint 2020-2021 Student Teaching application handout Contact the Office at 609-771-2408 or… Continue Reading

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The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact us via email step@tcnj.edu.