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Progress: Teachers, Leaders and Students Transforming Education Eric Reisweber, who studied to be an earth science teacher in SUNY Cortland’s Undergraduate Clinically Rich Teacher Preparation program, teaching a lesson during his internship at Binghamton High School in Binghamton, New York during the spring semester of SY 2013-2014. Photo Credit: Michael Bersani. New teachers in New York are becoming better prepared to help students meet college- and career- ready standards. Nichole Mantas felt her first year as a high school biology teacher at Lansingburgh High School in Troy, New York was far smoother than she had anticipated. “It was like I was already a mile into this yearlong race, whereas other teachers I worked with were entering at the starting line,” she said of her experiences in school year (SY) 2013-1014.
Why schools should not grade character traits - The Answer Sheet This was written Larry Ferlazzo, who teaches at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written several books on education; writes a popular blog for teachers and a weekly teacher advice column for Education Week Teacher. He is a member of the Teacher Leaders Network. By Larry Ferlazzo The recent attention given to the character report cards being developed in KIPP charter schools raises yet another set of important questions about the wisdom of reducing human potential to a set of measurements.
UKEdChat - Supporting the Education Community With many school and educational systems allows more freedom in their assessment practices, this UKEdChat session, hosted by Aysha Haq, explored how Assessment for Learning (AfL) strategies are currently working in schools. The session asked: What does Assessment for Learning mean to you?Can you give example/s of good Assessment practices?How important is Assessment for Learning with the new frameworks at all levels of education?
Why Teachers went into Teaching Click to view full size Having a sense of ‘wanting to make a difference’ is one of the main reasons teachers want to go into the profession, according to a UKEdChat Survey. In the straw poll, educators also revealed that other main reasons they went into teaching were the love of working with children / students plus being a vocation they wanted to follow. Other teachers were inspired by their parents, following in their footsteps and the allure of the holiday periods. Some individual responses included: Triple A Learning: Articulacy, Autonomy and Activity Completely revolutionising how you run a lesson might sound extremely appealing, but the enormity of the task may put some teachers off. Teacher and author Dr Debra Kidd discusses her method, Triple A Learning... Some time ago, the school I was working in decided to move to longer lessons in order to allow more time for in-depth learning, and to solve some practical problems related to rooming and movement around the school. Initially, these lessons became doubles – two hours – and eventually, the school moved to a three lesson day of 1hr 50 mins per lesson. Many schools are doing the same thing.
Session 164 – Tips to make your classroom environment a truly amazing place for learning Date: Thursday 8th August 2013 Host: @DanielHarvey9 Session Title: Tips to make your classroom environment a truly amazing place for learning. Continue the discussion at Discussion Summary Session 25: Why do so many teachers leave the profession within 5 years and what could we do to prevent the drain? Session Title Why do so many teachers leave the profession within 5 years and what could we do to prevent the drain? Summary of Discussion I think it’s good not to paint teaching as rosy.
How to Prepare for a Teacher Job Fair It’s officially spring, which means it’s also interview season for teachers, and the WeAreTeachers HELPLINE! is abuzz with questions about attending job fairs. We know you’re busy, so we sifted through all the advice and compiled a list of best practices to help you score a new job at your next job fair. 1. Have a Game Plan Review the list of participating schools ahead of time, and flag those you want to meet. “I’m printing out the list and highlighting those I want to try to catch, including a couple with whom I’ve already applied online. It can’t hurt to introduce myself in person!”