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.
—Astrid Riecken/Washington Post

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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08/22 08:40 pm | Calif. Teachers' Union to Focus on Charter School Organizing | NEA President-elect, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is visiting a California charter school to talk about organizing efforts.

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Despite increased professional development for teaching to the new standards, about half of teachers surveyed do not feel the preparation has been adequate.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
The standardized teacher evaluation assumes an approach to learning which doesn't necessarily reflect what's happening in the classroom, writes Michael Q. McShane.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
Renewal of the higher education law offers a rare change for bipartisan cooperation in Congress, even as the House and Senate are charting different courses.
August 19, 2014 - Education Week
Arthur Levine shares lessons learned in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's efforts to attract and prepare high-ability teacher-candidates for work in struggling schools.
August 1, 2014 - Education Week
Amie Jette, who will begin her teaching career this fall, spent weeks preparing for the edTPA. Here's what she learned.
July 29, 2014 - Teacher
For Robert Kolar, the first year of teaching was difficult—but it was also rewarding. He offers some advice to new teachers starting this fall.
July 29, 2014 - Teacher
K-12 policymakers could learn from the pre-K field, where educators serve families as well as children and many states offer incentives for teacher preparation, says Joan Wasser Gish.
July 18, 2014 - Education Week
May 13, 2014 - Education Week
The Obama administration cites as a priority long-delayed federal rules aiming to hold teacher education programs accountable for producing effective talent.
May 6, 2014 - Education Week
Interviews with current and former Teach For America members reveal a decided preference for school leaders whose personality traits are akin to superheroes, write professors Tina Trujillo and Janelle Scott.
April 25, 2014 - Education Week

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