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Teacher Preparation How Teacher-Prep Programs Should Help Future Educators Adapt to Crisis and Change
The pandemic threw teachers into chaos and asked them to make sense of it for students.
Mark Lieberman, June 29, 2022
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Recruitment & Retention Emergency Certified Teachers: Are They a Viable Solution to Shortages?
Emergency teachers are in bigger demand than ever. Can states and districts make smarter use of them?
Elizabeth Heubeck, June 29, 2022
6 min read
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Teacher Preparation Student Teachers Are Learning Outdated Tech in Prep Programs
Most teacher preparation programs aren't keeping up with advances in technology, concludes a report scheduled to be discussed at ISTE.
Alyson Klein, June 24, 2022
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Teaching Profession Video Here’s What’s Drawing Aspiring Teachers to the Field
Four student-teachers explain what’s drawing them to the field despite its steady stream of challenges.
Lauren Santucci & Madeline Will, June 14, 2022
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Teaching Profession Q&A The First 5 Years in the Classroom Are Tough. This Teacher Has Ideas to Lessen the Burden
A middle school teacher talks about why educators need to share stories about their jobs—and find schools that reflect their values.
Madeline Will, June 1, 2022
7 min read
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Teacher Preparation Opinion Make Teacher Prep Practical, Not Theoretical
Ready teachers for the rigors of the classroom—how to plan lessons, differentiate instruction, and all the elements of educating students.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 16, 2022
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Teaching Profession Opinion Short On Substitute Teachers? Here's Something States Can Do
Student teachers can make good substitutes, but the rules often don't allow them to step in, write two researchers.
Dan Goldhaber & Sydney Payne, May 13, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Opinion Teacher Prep Should Include Classroom-Culture Training
Great teachers foster environments where students want to be.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 10, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Opinion Are Teacher-Prep Programs Out of Touch?
Teacher-prep courses are frequently taught by instructors who have been away from the K-12 classroom a long time.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 9, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Why These Aspiring Teachers Are Eager to Enter a Beleaguered Profession
Four soon-to-be teachers share why they're going into the classroom.
Madeline Will, May 4, 2022
5 min read
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Teaching Profession Opinion Ignore the Negativity. Be a Teacher
Every day in the classroom offers new experiences, as well as the opportunity to have a major influence on students' lives.
Larry Ferlazzo, April 27, 2022
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Teaching Profession Opinion Would You Urge a Young Person to Go Into Teaching? What Teachers Say
There's no one answer to explain why teachers would recommend (or not) their profession. What is clear: It's rewarding.
Larry Ferlazzo, April 25, 2022
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Career Advice Is That Teaching Job Right for You? Red Flags to Look Out For
Signs to look for and questions to ask before you say yes.
Elizabeth Heubeck, April 5, 2022
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Teaching Opinion Advice for New Middle School Teachers From Four Veterans
Emphasizing relationships with students and teacher self-care, along with showing love are some pieces of advice from veterans.
Larry Ferlazzo, January 23, 2022
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