Teacher Preparation

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Queshonda Moore teaches Aria Nickens, 4, how to write letters during a lesson at the Apple Tree Early Learning Public Charter School in the District of Columbia.
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Obama Proposal Raises Issue of Pre-K Teacher Prep

The president's call for "qualified" teachers stirs questions about the level of education that would be required to teach preschool. (March 5, 2013)

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Response to the common core by teacher-preparation institutions runs the gamut from embrace to uncertainty and even resistance.
April 21, 2014 - Education Week
Science centers and museums are looking to help educators adapt to the vision for instruction reflected by the Next Generation Science Standards.
April 11, 2014 - Education Week
The leaders of AACTE, AASA, NAESP, and NASSP write in support of performance assessments for prospective teachers.
April 10, 2014 - Education Week
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is set to vote next week on whether to pull the plug on a multimillion-dollar effort to develop an advanced national credential for principals.
April 3, 2014 - Education Week
Caitlin Hannon and others from Teach Plus Indianapolis exhort teacher-prep programs to raise admission standards, offer transparent data on post-graduation results, and engage alumni for feedback.
March 25, 2014 - Education Week
The launch of two new pilot projects signals a shift in direction for the national teacher-training and -placement organization.
March 11, 2014 - Education Week
Educators gathered recently for training on how to size up instructional resources for possible inclusion in a digital library that a common-core testing consortium is developing.
March 11, 2014 - Education Week
Teachers in Indiana may be a step ahead of the state's policymakers in implementing sweeping academic standards.
March 10, 2014 - Education Week
The charter-management group in Chicago is taking a novel approach to building a corps of highly qualified, and racially diverse, teacher-candidates by recruiting its alumni.
February 25, 2014 - Education Week
The test-maker says the goal of its new offering is to serve not only as an assessment, but also as a learning tool for prospective educators.
February 25, 2014 - Education Week

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