Educator Currents


Teacher of the Year Reminder

A reminder that the State Department of Education is accepting applications for the 2013 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year.

TLE Training update

The State Department of Education has released a Request For Proposals (RFP) for training for each of the teacher and leader evaluation systems.

Harding Charter Prep Ranked Best High School in the State

U.S. News and World Reports today released its list of best high schools. Topping the list in Oklahoma is Harding Charter Preparatory High School in Oklahoma City. The school was ranked No. 145 in the nation.

Wagoner High School Science Teacher Wins National Award

Wagoner High School special education science teacher Lance Doss in April was named a national finalist in the second annual Shell Science Lab Challenge, by the Shell Oil Company and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

Khan Academy Offers Free Math Lessons

Column extolls the virtues of free math online lessons via Khan Academy.

Top 10 Oklahoma Classes Named in Think Through Math's Year-End Blow-Out

Think Through Math, formerly Apangea, names the top 10 Oklahoma classes with the highest average of earned points.

Summer Reading Program Participants Can Win $2,529 College Savings Accounts

The Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan has partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries to offer two lucky 2012 Summer Reading Program participants the chance to win a $2,529 college savings account. One winner each will be chosen from the Children and Teen programs. Also, the library where the winners entered will each receive $1,000 to go toward its reading programs.

Oklahoma Parents as Teachers 2012-2013 Grant Applications Now Available

The state-funded Oklahoma Parents as Teachers (OPAT) grant for the 2012-2013 school year is now available. One million dollars ($1,000,000.00) in state funds was allocated to be awarded to school districts who apply for the competitive grant. All schools are encouraged to apply.

Communications in Agriculture Can be Used to Satisfy Fine Arts or Speech Graduation Credit

The Oklahoma State Board of Education approves students majoring in agriculture who are enrolled in the course, Communications in Agriculture (code 8022), to be able to use the earned credit to satisfy the fine arts or speech competency as a graduation requirement.

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