As learning online proliferates amid the disruptive force of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic precarity, and school re-openings, forward-thinking educators across the globe are actively building welcoming virtual classroom “sanctuaries” and “refuges” for their students.
CU Denver’s NxtGEN Teacher Residency (NxtGEN) program in the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) is much more than three years of paid teaching experience and teacher education courses followed by a final year-long residency in a school. It’s an opportunity for those who wish to receive forward-thinking mentorship from Dr. Tania Hogan, director of NxtGEN Teacher Residency, together with a cadre of award-winning teacher education faculty, school site teams and mentor teachers.
Digital Pedagogy Lab is an international event that offers hundreds of participants every year an exciting week of discussions and learning about digital pedagogy. The Lab is like a pedagogy “summer camp.” And, it's an opportunity to engage with other educators who, like you, are dedicated to their teaching and their own professional development.
The School of Education & Human Development faculty is responding to the disruption created by COVID-19 by finding creative ways to help students continue their educational journey online and continue to contribute to K-12 schools in their communities.
Factories across the globe are scrambling to produce as many face masks possible to help combat the spread of the novel COVID-19. The shortage of protective gear has put a strain on hospitals and essential workers who are exempt from stay-at-home orders, including health care and public health workers, law enforcement and first responders, food and agriculture workers, and others. And, as of April 3 Gov. Polis has requested all Coloradans wear face protection in public for the foreseeable future.