Win-win-win for student teaching

Win-win-win for student teaching

New research adds two fascinating twists to this (thankfully) increasingly popular field of research.

Different language, same problems

Different language, same problems

Over the past century, science has revealed a great deal about how the brain functions.

Do teachers practice what their prep programs preached?

Do teachers practice what their prep programs preached?

Teachers often say that of all parts of their training, student teaching was the most valuable. This may leave their...

Getting Active on Classroom Management

Getting Active on Classroom Management

Halloween might be over a month away, but new teachers have their own terror to face as school begins: "Classroom"...

The Power of Productive Classroom Experience

The Power of Productive Classroom Experience

Whether you're running a marathon, learning something new, or trying to improve student achievement, there's no advantage quite like a...

States Can Insist Prep Programs Take Steps to Make Student Teaching More Effective

States Can Insist Prep Programs Take Steps to Make Student Teaching More Effective

When done right, student teaching can be a tremendous learning experience as teacher candidates observe an outstanding teacher and then...

Observing the Observers

Observing the Observers

Student teaching is the capstone of every prospective teacher's preparation.

The Student Teaching Chrysalis

The Student Teaching Chrysalis

Just as a caterpillar spins its cocoon to emerge as a gorgeous butterfly, future teachers have their own chrysalis stage...

Pay attention, everybody- DC's on a roll.

For eight years, the DC public school system has sought to transform itself into a high performing school district, in spite of...

Take note STEM enthusiasts!  Teachers’ science classes need more science

Take note STEM enthusiasts! Teachers’ science classes need more science

It's no secret that some elementary teachers would rather walk across hot lava than teach a science lesson and that means less...

A preview of NCTQ Teacher Prep Review 2014

Just as product ads say, "Bigger and better!"

Sometimes consistency is key

How to get teacher retention and sweater vests into the same conversation.

Scientists read too!

My teacher prep program included a course on reading for secondary teacher candidates. One day the professor asked all of...

Public enthusiasm for evaluation blows hot and cold

It's hard to change teacher evaluation systems!

Leveraging needed changes in teacher production

Can tuition discounts help?

Some things aren't bigger in Texas

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A Wish List for New Teachers

The first year of teaching needn't be as hard as it usually is