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A Tweetchat for Change

By Tracy Kremer, New Teacher Center Director of Communication … Last week, we hosted New Teacher Center’s first Twitter chat, using #NTCedchat, on the topic of changing the odds for students by leveraging the new federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) as a catalyst. ESSA provides a great opportunity to reignite dialogue on a variety […]

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Resources to Help You Change the Odds

By Kamilah Jones, New Teacher Center Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs … Over the past three months, we at New Teacher Center have been sharing valuable resources and information that can help you change the odds for students in your school district and beyond. Whether you have followed along with all the Change Maker resources […]

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Change the Odds by Developing Teacher Leaders

By Lynn Kepp, Sr. VP Strategic Partnerships …  Teachers who leave the profession have indicated that they quit, in part, because of lack of shared-decision making roles and opportunities to lead, according to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The message is clear: districts can retain top talent and help change the odds for […]

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Listening Well: The Quiet Secret that Propels Active Learning

This is the second entry in a blog series we’re publishing over the coming months where we’ll be sharing ways that educators can accelerate academic learning by integrating social and emotional practices (SEL) in their teaching and mentoring programs. This entry explores the importance of listening in the classroom. Part 2: Listening Well: The Quiet Secret that Propels Active Learning […]

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Change the Odds by Reimagining Teacher Professional Development

By Lynn Kepp, Sr. VP Strategic Partnerships …  District administrators know one-off, intermittent professional development opportunities don’t deliver a lasting impact for teachers. When professional development is disconnected from teachers’ needs it can feel irrelevant at best, and in many situations, can overwhelm teachers. The research about what does work, though, is clear. The disjointed […]

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How My Mentor Gave Me the Confidence to Advance My Career and Make a Difference

At New Teacher Center, we are working to change the odds for students by providing educators at every level with the support necessary to succeed with students from their first day to their last. Here’s a story of how one woman changed careers to become a teacher, and gained confidence from her NTC mentor to […]

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