Career advice and developments in the education job market, March 9, 2018. View as web page.
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What Happened to the Teacher Workday?
Districts should return to the teacher workday in which educators collaborate with their peers, rather than the one-size-fits-all professional development they’ve moved to, says a middle school teacher. Read more.
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Teacher Clarity, Leveraging Hattie’s Effect Size Research
Teacher Clarity is a process for bringing focus to the most important components of instruction—identifying the learning intentions and success criteria—cutting away aspects that don’t help learning. Read about Caldwell School District’s success story with Teacher Clarity—how they achieved gains in student performance, and agency and teacher effectiveness. Download Whitepaper

Are Evaluation and Tenure Reforms Scaring Away Prospective Teachers?
An "unintended consequence" of teacher-evaluation and teacher-tenure reform might be that fewer candidates are pursuing careers in teaching, researchers found. Read more.
(Teacher Beat)

The Science Behind Student Engagement
Online learning programs can be the key to foster student engagement through active learning tasks. Where are you on the shift to digital? Download Whitepaper

5 Ways Teachers Can Use Shortages to Demand Better Working Conditions
With many school positions left unfilled, districts are in competition for teachers, argues Maripat Wilkinson. Why not leverage that power to demand a better workplace? Read more.
Are Teachers' Unions on the Brink of Demise?
(Education Week)
Will Teachers' Strikes Happen More Often in a Post-Janus World?
(Teacher Beat)
Need a Little Inspiration? Read About Outstanding District Leaders
(Politics K-12)
Is It Hard to Fire the Bad Ones? Authors Take on Popular Teacher 'Myths'
(Teaching Now)
Teacher-Evaluation Efforts Haven't Shown Results, Say Bill and Melinda Gates
(Teacher Beat)
What Works in Teacher Induction? The New Teacher Center Releases Its Standards
(Teacher Beat)
States Should Use Data to Curb Teacher Shortages, Report Says
(Teacher Beat)
'I Can Be a Catalyst': Schools Chief Steers His District Onto Right Path
Emmanuel Caulk, the superintendent in the Fayette County Schools in Lexington, Ky., has been working to restore calm and instill confidence in the 42,000-student district that had been undermined by turmoil in leadership. Watch the video.
(Education Week)
With Celebration and Support, Teachers Can Help Retain Each Other
How Administrators Can Use Business Practices to Keep Teachers Happy
Teacher Preparation and the Diversity-Validity Dilemma
(Rick Hess Straight Up)
Has Evaluation Reform Chased Away Competent Would-Be Teachers?
(Rick Hess Straight Up)
Essential Professional Development We Must Provide
(Leadership 360)
Let's Make the Most of Teachers' Time Together
(Learning Forward’s PD Watch)
Be an MVP in Your Rookie Years: 8 Tips to Support the Journey
(The New Teacher Chat: Advice, Tips, and Support)
Leaders Learning to Listen
(Leadership 360)
What Is the Biggest Barrier to Achieving Instructional Leadership?
(Peter DeWitt’s Finding Common Ground)
Spotlight on Data and Assessment
FREE! Data and assessment go hand in hand in schools’ efforts to support ongoing learning in the classroom. In this Spotlight, discover how assessment data can provide clarity on students’ learning strategies, how states and districts are crafting innovative tests under ESSA, and how educators can make sense of the data they collect. See other Spotlights.
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Alan November on 'Empowering Teachers, Engaging Students'
In this webinar, Alan November shows you how students benefit from a focus on learner agency, peer learning/peer assessment, global perspectives, and more engaging, real-world, and personalized lessons and activities. Click here to attend this free live event.
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SPONSOR WEBINAR - Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 2 to 3 p.m. ET
Develop Your Teachers Into Literacy Experts
This dynamic webinar will share best practices from a Louisiana district that achieved incredible K–3 literacy results through teacher training. You will hear how the district continues to make great strides in student reading and literacy. Click here to attend this free live event.
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SPONSOR WEBINAR - Friday, March 16, 2018, 2 to 3 p.m. ET
Revolutionize the Way Your School District and Schools Are Managing Student Records
School districts have a paper accumulation problem costing them time, money, and space. In this webinar, our guest, a highly-experienced school administrator, will discuss not only the real costs associated with physical records management, but also what you can do to powerfully effectuate change in your schools. Click here to attend this free live event.
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1. Special Report: Teaching Vulnerable Students
2. Districts Turn to Social Media, But Parents Prefer Emails, Calls, and Texts (Digital Education)
3. Which States Pay Teachers the Most (and Least)? (Teacher Beat)
4. Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children's Executive Functioning (Teaching Now)
5. Educating Students Who Are 'Invisible'

+ Superintendent, Newark Public Schools Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Newark, New Jersey
+ Superintendent, Park City School District Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Park City, Utah
+ Superintendent, Mount Pleasant Central School District Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Thornwood, New York
+ Superintendent, Huntley Community School District 158 Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, Algonquin, Illinois
+ Elem Teacher-General Music Highline Public Schools, Burien, WA, US
+ Principal Evanston/Skokie School District 65, Evanston, IL, US
+ MAINE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE DISTRICT 15 Maine School Administrative District 15, Gray, Maine
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