At the end of the 2013-2014 school year, Crestmont Elementary School in the Tuscaloosa County School System received Lighthouse Status, which is the highest recognition that the Leader in Me program bestows upon a school. The school was recently featured in the Leader in Me Blog highlighting what it means to be a Lighthouse School. To learn more about Crestmont's Leader in Me program and what it means to be a Lighthouse School, please see the blog post below:
Game-Based Learning PLG
The Technology in Motion Program, UA/UWA In-Service Center, and UA College of Education would like to announce that applications are now being accepted for a Game-Based Learning Professional Learning Group. The Integrating Game-Based Learning Initiative PLG is an exciting and new opportunity for secondary teachers who are interested in learning techniques and best practices for the effective integration of games within the classroom. Twelve teachers from the region will be selected to participate, and substitutes for the teachers will be reimbursed by the UA In-Service Center. See the link below for information about the PLG and for an application. Contact Technology in Motion specialist, Dr. Robert E. Mayben, with questions.
Informational Link: http://inservice.ua.edu/igbli.html
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