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Student Teaching: The Cooperating Teacher Series
posted by: Alana | June 16, 2016, 12:49 AM

Guest post by Ann Weber


Have you ever hosted or thought about hosting a student teacher in your classroom? It’s a big responsibility to be a cooperating teacher and definitely not a role to be taken lightly! Recall your own student-teaching days and the importance of your own cooperating teacher. Many of you grew abundantly under the tutelage of your mentor while others of you survived despite the limited guidance. What makes the difference in the effectiveness of a cooperating teacher?


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Out with the Old, in with the New!
posted by: Cindy Omlin | December 16, 2014, 06:46 PM

Mike Antonucci from the Education Intelligence Agency couldn’t have put it better when he said that for unions to really make great strides on behalf of Millenials in the teaching profession it “would require sacrificing the interests of those in the room for those still outside of the building.”

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It only takes a quick visit to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards website to see that they’ve been undergoing changes recently.  The website itself has been completely redesigned, making it much easier to find information about their teaching certification.

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NNSTOY Talks about Career Pathways for Teachers
posted by: Ruthie | January 09, 2014, 07:40 PM

Last month, while most of us were knee-deep in Christmas cookies and holiday celebrations, the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) was thinking about the future of the teaching profession.  Specifically, they teamed up with Pearson to release a report about creating new career pathways for teachers.

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This week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will re-launch a campaign of public service announcements designed to galvanize the nation’s most elite college students to consider a career in teaching. The program will include television, radio, internet, and newspaper components to capitalize on recruiting America's best and brightest.

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This week, May 5-11, 2013, is both National Teacher Appreciation Week and National Charter Schools Week. AAE is pleased to recognize inspiring educators and to celebrate the growing national public charter school movement, this week and every week.

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Teacher Evaluations Evolve into Effective Tools
posted by: Cindy Omlin | April 03, 2013, 04:26 AM

According to state statistics compiled by the New York Times, new teacher evaluation systems are yielding mixed results. Educators in states including Michigan, Florida, and Tennessee have seen effectiveness rates at 97% or higher. While the numbers are exciting, the figures also warrant further investigation into whether these evaluation systems are providing teachers with meaningful feedback.

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Study: Educators’ Abilities Unlikely to Change
posted by: Cindy Omlin | March 20, 2013, 11:12 PM

According to a new study by the Center on Education Policy and Workforce Competitiveness at the University of Virginia, researchers can pinpoint teacher effectiveness based on data from the early stages of their careers. The data raises serious questions about a teacher's ability to improve after a few years in the classroom. 

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