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How Setting Personal Goals Can Fuel Students’ Academic Growth

By Kathleen Cushman, co-author, Belonging and Becoming (Harvard Education Press), and  Wendy Baron, Chief Officer, Social and Emotional Learning, New Teacher Center  Born in the U.S. but raised in the Dominican Republic till the age of 9, Luis entered grade 4 in Springfield, MA without a word of English. It took him a year to […]

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Academic Feedback: The Secret Ingredient in Student Agency

No matter what we are trying to do well, every learner needs feedback. From soccer to singing, geometry to knitting, attending to what others notice about our efforts can play a huge role in developing our potential. This common-sense realization has special impact for school teachers. After synthesizing more than 1,200 meta-analyses of the factors […]

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NTC Symposium Day 2: Grow + Teach +Lead

By Tracy Kremer, New Teacher Center Director of Communication… Since the last day of our 19th Annual Symposium on Teacher Induction landed on Valentine’s Day, it was only fitting that Angela Maiers — author, educator, speaker and founder and CEO of Choose2Matter — kicked off her morning keynote with a heartfelt message: you matter. Later […]

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NTC Symposium Day 1: Calling for a Narrative Shift in Education

By Tracy Kremer, New Teacher Center Director of Communication… The 19th National Symposium on Teacher Induction, “Realize: Grow + Teach + Lead,” is off to a powerful start! District, school and state leaders – and educators at all levels – have all assembled for our annual conference to hear how fellow education leaders across the […]

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Blog Series: Accelerating Student Learning by Integrating Academics With SEL Practices

In this series, New Teacher Center (NTC) describes how educators accelerate academic learning by integrating social and emotional practices in their teaching. (More about that in the Introduction to the series.) In four posts, we focus on four key social and emotional areas of learning that help teachers guide their students’ academic work: Listening well […]

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Three Ways to Support New Teacher Center’s 2020 Plan

By Sid Klein, New Teacher Center Director of Development… New Teacher Center has learned so much about what it takes to produce results for students at scale. With further proof in hand that NTC’s model works, we are taking a leap forward for even greater reach and impact. Last year, we took a long hard […]

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