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Changing the Field: Lessons Learned from Federal Analysis

By: Ali Picucci, Senior Vice President of Impact and Learning, New Teacher Center SIGN UP FOR IMPACT UPDATES Complete the form below for additional impact updates and resources New Teacher Center is deeply committed to analyzing and evaluating what supports work best for teachers, mentors, and coaches. Our programming is rooted in research and we revised our […]

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Why Our Nonprofit Needs a Custom Online Learning Platform

By Seewan Eng, Vice President of Digital Transformation, New Teacher Center At the New Teacher Center, we work with educators every day to provide them with support to be truly effective. We understand that students are unique — individual learners with individual needs. Teachers and teacher leaders must have an arsenal of approaches to be able […]

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A Farewell Letter from NTC CEO and Founder Ellen Moir

Dear colleague and friend,  After 45 years in education, I am retiring. My career that began in 1972, when I turned the key and stepped into my first-grade classroom at Grace Thille Elementary in Santa Paula, CA, will conclude in just a few short weeks. It feels surreal to contemplate leaving NTC and, as you […]

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Mentors and Teachers Come Together to Help Students Thrive

By Andrea Peters, Teacher Resources Specialist Trainer, Full Release Mentor, Polk County, Florida I have always looked for a role in education where I could impact students in the best possible way. Mentoring is this role. Yet, surprisingly, mentoring doesn’t come naturally. Over 90 percent of a teacher’s day is spent engaging with students in […]

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It’s all about the feedback: Lessons Learned from the Federal i3 Grant Results

By: Ali Callicoatte Picucci, PhD, NTC Vice President of Impact and Improvement In June 2017, we released exciting, statistically significant results that showed students of NTC-supported teachers gain up to five months of additional learning in reading and math (that’s over half a school year!). More importantly, these results were found in schools with high […]

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Perspective Taking and Gratitude What’s the Relationship?

By Owen M. Griffith and Wendy Baron “Seek first understand, then to be understood.” Stephen Covey 7 Habits of Highly Successful People Why Perspective Taking?  All too often, we hear stories of hate crimes and communities being torn apart by violence.  Underneath are attitudes of intolerance for others’ differences, such as race, culture, language, gender […]

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