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Professional Learning Partnerships Initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

New Teacher Center (NTC) is excited to announce that we are part of the Professional Learning Partnerships Initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Professional Learning Partnerships Initiative is an effort to advance professional learning services to support the equitable implementation of high-quality instructional materials. Our mission is to disrupt the predictability […]

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We Need Good Teachers

By: Desmond K, Blackburn, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, NTC Dear Grandma & Grandpa, I took your advice and became a teacher. I went further to become a leader of teachers. Now, I am working on developing an infinite stream of “good” teachers, support leaders, and systems that supplement their efforts. Thank you for the push!!!!! […]

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To Build Equity, Look to Early Childhood Education

By: Lisa Peloquin, Instructional Designer Oak Park is a Chicago suburb known for its commitment to equity and celebrating the diversity of its citizens. We’ve seen this community embrace diversity throughout its history, while other cities did little to address the broadening representation of races, income levels, and professions among their citizens. In 1973, as […]

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Starting with Learner Variability

By: Nichole Bennett, Instructional Coach, Prairie Heights Elementary, Iowa We’ve all been there before. You’ve been teaching for a few years. You think you’ve finally got a good handle on what this whole teaching thing is about and you get a class that truly tests you. The class where you have to teach things that […]

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The Power of Being Intentional

Roderica Simmons, MAT, NBCT Exceptional Children Itinerant Coordinating Teacher Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools As I reflect on my own journey as a special education teacher, there were many questions and wonders I had in regards to my instructional practice: how could I better impact student outcomes? How could I meet the many needs of diverse learners […]

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A Look Back at Symposium 2019

Supporting educators is a proven approach to increase student learning. This February 10 – 12, educators from across the country gathered together to discuss educators’ role in helping students succeed, with a particular focus on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in classrooms, schools, and districts. If we truly desire to attain educational equity in our […]

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