H.R.5848 - Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners Act of 2008

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize a program to prepare teachers for digital age learners. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners Act of 2008 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize a program to prepare teachers for digital age learners. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners Act of 2008 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to replace the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology program of part B of title II with the Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners program. Authorizes the Secretary to provi

Official Summary

Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners Act of 2008 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to replace the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology program of part B of title II with the Preparing Teachers for Digital Age Learners program. Authorizes the Secretary to provide funds, through grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements, to consortia of institutions of higher education, states or local educational agencies, and entities able to assist in the technology-related reform of teacher preparation programs, covering up to three-fourths of the costs of projects to:
(1) develop long-term partnerships among consortium members that are focused on effective teaching with modern digital tools and content that connect pre-service teacher preparation with high-need schools; or
(2) transform the way departments, schools, and colleges of education teach classroom technology integration to teacher candidates.

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