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Mathematics Preparing Math Teachers: What's in the Coursework?
New EdWeek survey data suggest a mix of methods and the use of textbooks over empirical research.
Sarah Schwartz, September 27, 2023
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Reading & Literacy Teachers College to 'Dissolve' Lucy Calkins' Reading and Writing Project
The consulting group, founded by the popular and controversial literacy icon Lucy Calkins, will soon be shutting its doors.
Sarah Schwartz, September 5, 2023
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Teacher Preparation What Teacher-Preparation Enrollment Looks Like, in Charts
Enrollment dropped precipitously for a decade but is beginning to flatten out—and in some states, rebound.
Madeline Will, August 28, 2023
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School & District Management How to Support Male School Leaders of Color. 6 Tips From a District-University Partnership
Chicago schools and National Louis University are working to increase school leaders who are Black and Latino men.
Denisa R. Superville, June 23, 2023
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Teacher Preparation Teaching Programs Fall Short on Reading Instruction, Review Claims
At least on paper, many programs don't give enough attention to core components. Some also include flawed methods.
Sarah Schwartz, June 13, 2023
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School & District Management Online Training Program to Boost Number of Principals of Color Expands
A New York City education college is the latest to join an online principal training program for educators of color and equity-minded leaders.
Denisa R. Superville, May 24, 2023
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Teacher Preparation Teacher-Prep Programs Miss Chances to Build Teachers' Content Knowledge, Report Says
Teaching programs should guide candidates to courses that give them broad knowledge in science and social studies, as well as reading and math.
Sarah Schwartz, February 7, 2023
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Teacher Preparation Q&A A New Program Will Train Teachers to Teach Climate Change, Without the 'Doom and Gloom'
Climate change is a subject experts say goes beyond science class, and one that should be woven through subjects and grade levels.
Madeline Will, December 29, 2022
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Teaching Profession Opinion 11 Critical Issues Facing Educators in 2023
From health and safety to labor shortages, the coming year is rife with challenges for school leaders and teachers.
Peter DeWitt, December 4, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Apprenticeships Are the New Frontier of Teacher Preparation. Here's How They Work
States are using federal labor funding to support the hands-on approach to teacher training and remove cost barriers for would-be teachers.
Madeline Will, October 31, 2022
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Teacher Preparation As Charter Schools Rise, Fewer Graduate From Undergrad Teacher Prep. Why?
The finding—among the first to look at how charters impact the teacher pipeline—has fueled debate.
Madeline Will, October 28, 2022
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Teacher Preparation HBCUs to Scale Up Teacher Residency Programs
Residency programs are considered a promising way to prepare more teachers of color. But they're expensive to run.
Madeline Will, October 7, 2022
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School & District Management What Principal Prep Looks Like Right Now
Virtual options have grown, and that trend is expected to continue.
Denisa R. Superville, September 16, 2022
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Teacher Preparation Opinion ‘We Are Desperate, Too’: A Message From a Teacher-Educator
Teacher-candidates can do more for your school than just fulfill their required hours. Here are 4 steps for better university partnerships.
Leah Wasburn-Moses, July 28, 2022
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