Professional Development

A Conversation on Induction

By Liana Loewus — October 05, 2011 1 min read
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By Guest Blogger Liana Heitin

Stephen thought his readers would be interested in a post over at Teaching Now about new-teacher induction.

At a conference in Washington on Tuesday sponsored by the Alliance for Excellent Education, advocates for strengthening new-teacher supports gathered in an effort to shift the teacher-effectiveness discourse—at least for the moment—from evaluation to induction, with some arguing that reform efforts should focus on developing great teachers rather than laying off ineffective ones.

Read the rest of the post here.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Beat blog.