Tag: teacher effectiveness

General
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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Commentary
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, […]

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Commentary
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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Articles
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 […]

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Impact
New i3 Research Shows Student Achievement Gains Continue with NTC Support

By Ali Picucci, PhD, NTC Vice President of Impact and Improvement —  The latest results from a third-party evaluation of our i3-funded work are in, and show a definitive improvement in student learning outcomes and teacher retention. We’re using these results to understand exactly what’s working — and what’s not — to improve student learning, teacher retention […]

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