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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘iTeachAZ’

First a Marine, now teaching fifth grade

Kyrene de las Brisas Chandler

Ray Urquieta, 43, spent 20 years in the Marines Corps and served two tours in Iraq. Upon retiring, he considered a career as a policeman, but his wife, Kristine, had had enough worrying about his safety. Urquieta still wanted to serve his community. He loves kids and he had done some teaching as a drill […]

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MARI KOERNER, PhD – Dean of ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Mari Koerner, PhD, says she had no idea what she was doing when she first began teaching. As dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, her philosophy on training education students was influenced by those early teaching experiences. In our podcast, Koerner talks about the impact of new technologies, the […]

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MARI KOERNER, PhD: Common-sense approaches to teacher preparation

Mari Koerner, PhD, dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University, started teaching second grade in 1967, while taking education courses at night. She was smart, but inexperienced. And she was young. She graduated from college at 19, after being “double promoted” a couple of times along the way. Still, she […]

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