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Statement: Responding to Charlottesville and Racism in America

New Teacher Center’’s CEO Ellen Moir Message to NTC Staff on the racism in Charlottesville: This weekend, racism once again became the image of our country. The events in Charlottesville and the gathering of white supremacists is abhorrent and has left many shocked that such a thing could happen in America. Yet, should we be […]

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How NTC’s Teacher Mentor Program Increases Student Learning

By: Ali Callicoatte Picucci, PhD, Vice President of Impact and Improvement The bottom line at NTC is clear—we develop teacher leaders who can close the achievement gap by improving student learning in high-needs schools. For us, this is about social justice and drives our organization. This mission has an ever-ascending bar for success. In 2012, […]

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Beyond the right answer

How ‘Productive Struggle’ Builds Our Understanding By Kathleen Cushman, co-author, Belonging and Becoming (Harvard Education Press), and Wendy Baron, Chief Officer, Social and Emotional Learning, New Teacher Center  Somehow we recognize it immediately, the scene in this lesson about interior angles of a polygon, videotaped in an eighth-grade classroom somewhere in the United States. Over […]

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Students gain up to five months of additional learning when new teachers receive high-quality mentoring

For Immediate Release: June 22, 2017 Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@newteachercenter.org Students gain up to five months of additional learning when new teachers receive high-quality mentoring New Teacher Center’s Induction Model Proven to Increase Student Achievement, According to New U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Results   SANTA CRUZ, CA […]

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Support Student Success by Supporting Teacher Success – Title II Day of Action

By Liam Goldrick, Director of Policy Teachers and school principals are the two most important school-based factors for student success. If we aren’t properly supporting our educators, we can expect that educational progress will stagnate and inequities will deepen. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law a year and a half ago, […]

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The Art and Science of Developing Student Agency

By Kathleen Cushman, co-author, Belonging and Becoming (Harvard Education Press), and Wendy Baron, Chief Officer, Social and Emotional Learning, New Teacher Center  Dreaming up a capstone project for his science class, Ryan Gallagher wanted something that would put his San Diego eighth-graders in the driver’s seat, as learners. “There’s this game,” he said with a […]

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