Career advice and developments in the education job market, January 10, 2014. View as web page.
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Five Important Steps to Job Search Success
Michelle Bollinger, education career services coordinator at the University of Missouri, says that candidates looking for positions in schools for the 2014-15 academic year need to have the five specific steps completed by next month.

Read the full post on Career Corner, a blog authored by members of the American Association for Employment in Education.
PD Webinar Series Rebroadcast Jan. 29-Feb. 19: The Art of Classroom Management,
featuring Rafe Esquith, Doug Lemov, and others.
New Year's Teaching Resolutions 2014
Award-winning teacher Justin Minkel outlines his goals for 2014, including collaborating more with colleagues and encouraging more men to go into teaching.
Some New Teachers Are Making a Second Career
Standing before her language arts students, Kyle Suenaga often thinks back on her time racing jet cars and flying smokejumpers into forest fires.
(Associated Press)
Districts Adjust Spending to Post-Recession Reality
(Quality Counts)
Teachers Find Home Visits Help in the Classroom
(Associated Press)
Report: How to Grow a Farm Team for Principals
(Education Week)
AFT's Weingarten Backtracks on Using Value-Added Measures for Evaluations
(Teacher Beat)
New National-Board Certifications Still Declining
(Teaching Now)
Boston's New Mayor Will Appoint Committee to Guide Search for Superintendent
(District Dossier)
Staff Agreements Help Nurture a Positive Working Culture
(Learning Forward's PD Watch)
Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching
In an e-book, award-winning teacher and Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and education thought leaders for advice. Get more info on the book.
(Education Week Press)
Video: Extending Understanding Vocabulary Development
7th grade language arts teacher Katie Langlois exposes students to new words they are encountering in class by asking them to solve a vocabulary puzzle. (9:11) Watch the video.
In With the New
Educators saw many changes in 2013 and can expect more in 2014. What are you hoping to see over the next year in regard to school policy, teacher accountability, or anything else that might affect your district? How will you help bring about that change? Share your thoughts.
WEBINAR - Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET
Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day: The Flipped Classroom
Flipped-classroom pioneer Jon Bergmann will demonstrate how blended learning can transform today's educational climate, increase student learning outcomes, and the key considerations for administrators who want to begin implementing flipped learning in their schools. Click here to attend this free live event.
Content by: Apex Learning
WEBINAR - Thursday, Jan. 16, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET
Next Generation Science Standards: Answering the Nation's Call for STEM Literacy
In this webinar, science education and assessment experts examine how the Next Generation Science Standards, and future assessments aligned to them, can be used to prepare students for college and careers. Click here to attend this free live event.
Content by: Measured Progress
On Instructional Coaching
FREE! Instructional coaches can play a key role in schools, helping teachers in the classroom while planning and strategizing with school leaders. This Spotlight looks at districts that are turning teachers into coaches and examines some of the primary practices and tips needed for effective coaching. Download now.
1. Manufacturing Job Growth Prompts K-12 Training Effort
2. What Now? Federal Education Policy Adrift (Top Performers Blog)
3. 7 Ideas for Going Digital without Devices (Teaching Toward Tomorrow Blog)
4. An Essential Question for Developing Student-Centered Classrooms
5. In Indiana, Questions About Vouchers and the Curriculum

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