Education news, analysis, and opinion about how teachers are prepared for the classroom.
- Teacher Preparation ‘More Than a Demographic’: The Important Work of Cultivating Native TeachersA graduate program at the University of Oregon is training Native and Alaska Native teachers to build a deeper bench of Indigenous educators.Teacher Preparation Video I Am Native American and a Teacher. That Matters to My StudentsA 2004 University of Oregon graduate helps her students see that it’s possible to be both Native and a teacher.Teacher Preparation English Teachers Must Be Anti-Racist, National Group SaysThe long-awaited standards from the National Council of Teachers of English emphasize teacher training in anti-racism and digital media.Teacher Preparation Opinion First-Year Teachers Need Support This Year. Here Are 5 Ways Prep Programs Can HelpDo the teachers and administrators stepping into the classroom or school office for the first time during the pandemic have what they need?Teacher Preparation First-Time Pass Rates on Teacher Licensure Exams Were Secret Until Now. See the DataThe National Council on Teacher Quality published first-time pass rate data on teacher licensing tests, which had been hidden for years.Teacher Preparation The Complicated, Divisive Work of Grading Teacher-Preparation ProgramsAs the two national accreditors for teacher-preparation programs evolve, the battle over market share heats up.Teacher Preparation Remote Learning Is Changing Schools. Teacher-Preparation Programs Have to AdjustFor schools to leverage lessons learned during the pandemic, new teachers need better training on how to work in online environments.Teacher Preparation Opinion Far Too Many Educators Aren’t Prepared to Teach Black and Brown StudentsTeacher-prep programs can help address that inadequacy, writes Sharif El-Mekki.Teacher Preparation Opinion Before We Can Have Anti-Racist Classrooms, Teacher Preparation Needs an OverhaulMy knowledge of African American history did not come from school, writes Keziah Ridgeway. Why was that?Teacher Preparation Reported Essay You Have Anti-Racist Curriculum Resources. Now What Do You Do?Teachers need spaces to explore how power dynamics have shaped the subjects they teach, explains Sarah Schwartz.Teacher Preparation Q&A We All Live Racialized Lives: The 'Identity Work' Teachers Need to DoUnderstanding the Black experience also means seeing white privilege, writes education professor LaGarrett King.Teacher Preparation Reported Essay Teachers Can Take on Anti-Racist Teaching. But Not AloneTeachers want to do better by their students of color, but many don’t know how. Madeline Will examines the gap between intention and action.Teacher Preparation Don't Rush to 'Diagnose' Learning Loss With a Formal Test. Do This InsteadBeware these danger zones when trying to determine what students know and need to learn this fall, experts say.