Tag: educator effectiveness

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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 to respond to their students. We also recognize that adults are unique and individual learners. This why the New Teacher […]

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Moving from “I” to “We”

By Andrea Peters, Teacher Resources Specialist Trainer, Full Release Mentor, Polk County, Florida Teachers need mentors and coaches as they begin their career to help guide them from a developing teacher to a seasoned, effective professional. They need an advocate that will help them navigate their first years in education. Just as in any career, formative assessments and coaching (check-ins, actual, quality feedback and guidance) help professionals continue to grow and develop their craft. Without […]

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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 we have been sharing, only downloaded a few, or haven’t had an opportunity to get your own copies – we […]

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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 students by giving accomplished teachers the opportunities they crave to step into leadership roles. Leadership roles can expand the reach […]

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Pooling Resources to Increase Teacher Effectiveness and Retention

By Kim Owen, Grant Wood Area Education Agency Mentoring and Induction Regional Administrator —  Originally published in EdTech Digest —  Iowa is both like and unlike other states when it comes to education. Like many other states, we use Area Education Agencies (AEAs), which were developed in 1974 in response to the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) to provide support services required by the act. However, we face a unique set of challenges within our […]

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Six Game-Changing Skills to Instill in Coaches, Teachers and Students

By Ellen Moir —  The secret to succeeding in any profession – from major league baseball to teaching – is to not only master the fundamentals, but to identify and build advanced skills that take your performance from good to great to elite. In baseball, coaches and players focus on building a progression of skills, from the basics of each position to the game-changing skills and techniques required to perform at the major league level and improve in-game decision making. […]

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