In January, Pearson’s stock value dropped sharply when the company reported lower than expected profits, especially in its
Laura Apol, Michigan State University The American poet William Stafford was often asked by friends, readers, students and
But, sadly, the corporate reformers and government overseers do not actually plan to fund or support more thorough teacher
If the federal proposals were only ridiculous, maybe I could forgive them. But unfortunately, they are destructive. "Great
Like medical education, teacher education is also providing students with opportunities to practice new strategies before
So, yes, for better or worse, TFA will still be relevant for many years to come. We live in an imperfect world, and while TFA may not be a perfect solution, neither are the conditions for recruiting and retaining teachers in urban and rural schools.
For the past three weeks, I've been in Australia studying how two universities prepare future elementary school teachers. Some of it feels familiar to me. But sometimes, I come upon parts of their experience that are totally foreign.
Ohio has also implemented a form of edTPA, although in a different way. In Ohio, beginning teachers complete and submit their
When Ms. Lewis describes her first time entering her own school classroom and meeting her students, you can see how this is a love story. Many fear urban classrooms full of Black and Brown students, and in her case Special Education students, but she ran towards them.
4. School rules. Everyone in Room 314 knew the school rules - except for Boland. By high school, most teenagers have spent
It is essential that urban schools improve, and to do so, they need high-quality teachers. I believe that new teacher education programs should be introduced through thoughtful discussion and decisions should be based on research into their impact on children in schools.
Based on recent world events, what recommendations would you offer to counter the refugee backlash and keep communities open
Just to make sure our children are processed like hamburgers, Pearson is busy using the same "process" to evaluate prospective teachers using a test called the edTPA, or Teacher Performance Assessment.
The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) issued a criticism in early 2014, remarking that: In subsequent